All posts tagged "President Trump"
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Civil Ills
The Death of Freddie Gray and the future of police reform. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On a cold and rainy day shortly after the election, I interviewed Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis in his office overlooking the...
- Posted April 25, 2017
FREE SPEECH: Reason Reigns
People will march in the name of science and its inextricable link to life in Jackson Hole on Saturday. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Scientists are about to get rowdy. In response to President Trump gutting the ,Clean...
- Posted April 18, 2017
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Theater of War
Propaganda, contemporary art, and our reality show president. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Not far from the White House, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in D.C., Yayoi Kusama’s blockbuster retrospective show “Infinity Mirrors” has been attracting...
- Posted April 11, 2017
FEATURE: CULTURE KILLER
How gutting the National Endowment for the Arts will hurt Jackson Hole. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Ιt’s been three weeks since President Trump released his federal budget plan that would slash funding to key social and cultural...
- Posted April 4, 2017
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Health Scare
Could the Dems use Trumpcare’s implosion to push for single payer health care? JACKSON HOLE, WY – As debate on Trumpcare raged on in the House, Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan spoke outside the Capitol at a small...
- Posted April 4, 2017
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Republican Russian Roulette
Political players are positioning themselves for Trump’s potential fall from grace. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I had to renew my press credentials after the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s hearing on Russian interference with the U.S....
- Posted March 28, 2017
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Red Menace or Redneck?
Digging into Russia, race, and Jeff Sessions. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Washington these days has the paranoid atmosphere of a John Le Carré novel, with whispers of shady Russian connections lingering in the air like stale cigarette...
- Posted March 15, 2017
DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: The Betrayal of Trans America
Attacks against vulnerable populaces open the door for attacks against everyone. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “When you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything.” This was Donald Trump talking to Billy Bush about...
- Posted March 8, 2017
THE NEW WEST: Enshrouding Truth
Trump’s techniques for silencing civil servants are nothing new, but they should be widely discussed and recognized. JACKSON HOLE, WY – With the Trump administration only weeks old, fear and declining morale are already pervasive in federal...
- Posted February 21, 2017
A Day Without Immigrants in Jackson Hole
JACKSON HOLE, WY — More than 100 Jacksonites, a number of high school students among them, braved frigid temps outside Jackson Hole High School this morning in support of the valley’s immigrant populace for a “Day Without Immigrants.”...
- Posted February 16, 2017