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  • Trump’s “tax plan” isn’t a real plan
  • The Trump administration released a skeletal single-page outline for tax reform on Wednesday, one that was almost entirely ripped from the president’s campaign proposals and concentrated on reducing rates for corporations and high earners. The rollout focused on the easiest part of tax reform ― cutting taxes ― while avoiding the hard part: picking the losers of reform, who will see their [続きを読む]
  • Trump’s Treasury Department hasn’t filled any tax policy jobs
  • Here’s who’s working on tax reform As the Trump administration turns, allegedly, to the development of a tax reform proposal, it’s notable that his administration’s Treasury Department does not yet have any confirmed political appointees for the jobs that would be tasked with reforming the tax code.There is supposed to be an Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy, who is supposed to be assis [続きを読む]
  • French presidential election: news and updates
  • Marine Le Pen, the face and leader of the French far-right Front National party, believes France should exit the European Union, d
    rop the euro, and fight radical Islam, and not necessarily in that order. “The division is no longer between the right and the
    left,” she told her supporters this weekend, “but between patriots and [believers in] globalization.” On Sunday, Le Pen offi
    cially l [続きを読む]
  • The Democratic Party’s messaging rift, in one short video
  • On Monday, Bernie Sanders and recently elected Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez embarked on a "Unity Tour"
    in several states to rebrand a party now further from power than it’s been in decades.But serious differences between the Democr
    atic Party’s factions remain. On Wednesday, Sanders and Perez appeared with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes for their first joint intervie
    w ― and it didn [続きを読む]
  • Why Fox News finally dropped Bill O’Reilly
  • After weeks of public criticism ― and an advertising boycott involving more than 80 companies ― Fox News has dropped Bill O’
    Reilly, the longtime TV host who has repeatedly faced claims of sexual harassment, according to a press release Wednesday afternoo
    n from parent company 21st Century Fox. O’Reilly, whose juggernaut show The O’Reilly Factor propelled Fox News to the top of
    the cable [続きを読む]
  • How artificial intelligence learns how to be racist
  • Simple: It’s mimicking us. Open up the photos app on your phone and search “dog.” And all the pictures you have of dogs will come up. This was no easy feat. Your phone knows what a dog “looks” like. This and other modern-day marvels are the result of machine learning. These are programs that comb through millions of pieces of data and start making correlations and predictions about the [続きを読む]
  • A Kentucky coal museum is installing solar panels on its roof
  • Even a coal museum has a better understanding of energy’s future than Trump. The unifying theme of the Trump era is that all subtext must become text. Nothing can remain implied, it’s all got to be out in the open, obvious and crude.Take Donald Trump’s promises to the US coal industry. His effort to prop up coal is well-documented, as is its futility. But just for punctuation, to really t [続きを読む]
  • What Trump's Syria strike means for his war on ISIS
  • Will the US end up in two wars instead of one? When Donald Trump ran for president, he showed no interested in seeking the ouster
    of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and fantasized routinely about the idea of working with his most powerful ally and protector,
    Russia, to defeat ISIS in Syria and Iraq. "Wouldn't it be nice if we got together with Russia and knocked the hell out
    of ISIS?” he [続きを読む]
  • The big Republican shift on Syria, in one presidential debate
  • What key Republicans said about Syria in a 2015 primary debate, and how they’re responding now. Republicans in Congress are lining up to support President Donald Trump’s decision Thursday night to direct the US military to launch a series of cruise-missile strikes against Syrian targets. But when asked about this very issue in a 2015 primary debate, many of the same Republicans now praisin [続きを読む]