FROM Jonathan Timm
Millennials Are Unionizing The decline of manufacturing in the US has meant a decline of organized labor, but new media may be leading the Millennial Generation back to the future. First, employees of Gawker Media joined the Writers’ Guild and this week workers for the Huffington Post announced plans to do the same thing. Jonathan Timm writes for Salon, BuzzFeed and the Atlantic Magazine, which published his recent article, " Can Millennials Save Unions? " Photo: AFGE
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.