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COVER/Dave Johnson p. 1
Tea leaves forecast assault on working people
EDITORIAL p. 2
Carnies vs. rubes; Hold the line on court vacancy
JIM HIGHTOWER p. 3
Staffing shows reality for our next president.
The new founder, brought to you by the Koch brothers.
WILL DURST p. 3
The top 10 comedic news stories of 2016
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR p. 4
DON ROLLINS p. 4
Falwell Jr. staying put
RURAL ROUTES/Margot McMillen p. 5
Acceptance doesn’t mean surrender
DISPATCHES p. 5
Hoosier daddy? The man who really delivered jobs in Indiana;
Trump wages war on US unions;
How did Trump win? FBI & Russians;
Republicans unveil plan to cut Social Security;
Trump keeps up lying pace;
Maybe Trump is too indebted to divest ...
FROMA HARROP p. 6
Trump and the real billionaires
PAUL VANDEVELDER p. 6
In the decision on Standing Rock, ghosts from the past
JILL RICHARDSON p. 6
Why we still need feminism
GENE LYONS p. 7
President-elect rules in a post-fact world
JOHN L. MICEK p. 7
The populist and his crew of billionaires
MARTHA BURK p. 7
What Trumponomics means for women
BOB BURNETT p. 8
ART CULLEN p. 9
Teamster aims to organize communities across Iowa
GARY LEGUM p. 9
GOP’s Trump coalition shows its first cracks
KATRINA VANDEN HEUVEL p. 10
Putin didn’t undermine the election. We did.
SAM PIZZIGATI p. 10
Ike’s rich vs. Trump’s rich: no contest.
ROSIE SORENSON p. 10
MARY SANCHEZ p. 11
Rapprochement with Cuba, through the eyes of a refugee
DEAN BAKER p. 11
Trump and Republicans: The art of the steal
JOSH HOXIE p. 11
Who voted for Wall Street?
RICHARD ESKOW p. 12
Will Trump bring the robot apocalypse?
ERIC BOEHLERT p. 12
Fox News cheers Trump over 800 Carrier jobs; Denounced Obama for saving 1.5 million auto industry jobs.
ROBERT B. REICH p. 13
Trump’s trickle-down populism
HEATHER DIGBY PARTON p. 13
Donald Trump’s con game gets deeper
JESSE JACKSON p. 14
A moral appeal to Donald Trump
JULIANA BARNET p. 14
On the ground in Standing Rock
ROBERTO RODRIGUEZ p. 14
In the spirit of Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse
HEALTH CARE/Joan Retsinas p. 15
Filling the swamp: MBAs to the rescue
BOOK REVIEW/Heather Seggel p. 15
Getting back to the garden
SETH SANDRONSKY p. 15
Trump and blue-collar jobs
WAYNE O’LEARY p. 16
The looming infrastructure scam
JOHN BUELL p. 16
Democrats and the white working class
JUAN COLE p. 17
Trump’s Cabinet members want Jihad against political Islam, but their efforts will fail
MARK WEISBROT p. 17
Fidel Castro turned out to be right about the US role in Latin America
JOE CONASON p. 18
Why Trump won’t bring jobs
DANA MILBANK p. 18
In Trump’s America, ‘Pizzagate’ is new normal
DICK POLMAN p. 18
Should Democrats become the party of no?
RALPH NADER p. 19
Trump and his betraying makeover
TED RALL p. 19
Clinton lost. Should we care?
JOHN YOUNG p. 19
Flotsam from the Trump thought stream
AMANDA MARCOTTE p. 20
After Hillary, women across the country are ready to run - but can they win?
ROB PATTERSON p. 20
Need a revolution
ED RAMPELL p. 21
‘Hamilton’ vs. Trump: Free-speech duels go on from Broadway to L.A.
EDGE OF SPORTS/Dave Zirin p. 21
2016 in sports: Joy and resistance while the world burned
AMY GOODMAN p. 22
A victory at Standing Rock, for now
CONNIE SCHULTZ p. 22
A perfect holiday gift: Subscribe to the news
GARRISON KEILLOR p. 23
So much damage 80,000 can do
MARC MUNROE DION p. 23
Let’s punish some people for flying the flag
Cover illustration by Dolores Cullen
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This page posted Deccember 17, 2016