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Meditations and Molotovs – 03.20.17

Bush, Blair and Co. are primarily responsible for the war in Iraq and the horrors that followed, however liberals, Democrats, and particularly the corporate news media (the same folks who gave the world President Trump) share a large portion of responsibility as well. They created the atmosphere necessary for the faux “War on Terror” (can’t wage war on a tactic), which is simply the latest justification for U.S. hegemony and imperialism. Today, let’s talk about history and why it still and always matters.

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Trump Draft Executive Order: No Funding for UN Abortions

A draft executive order from the Trump administration orders the federal government to stop funding any United Nations organization that promotes “the performance of abortion or sterilization as a method of family planning.” It’s one of a number of prohibitions in the order obtained by The Daily Beast that sets up a process for reviewing all American contributions to the …

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Nadia Prupis – Trump, Who “Can’t Be Bought,” Rewards Big Donors With Cabinet Roles

Dozens of President-elect Donald Trump‘s biggest donors are now being considered for administration positions, and the amount of financial supporters who ended up in his cabinet is “unparalleled in modern presidential history,” Politico reported on Tuesday. Of the 200 people that Trump has met with since the election, almost a third—73 people—are donors, Politico‘s Isaac Arnsdorf wrote. They contributed a …