The president says the price for Air Force One planes was too high then claimed credit for lowering price
Democracy isn't all that's at risk under Trump's agenda. There's a 5-point attack happening on our nation's minds
Pioneering psychologist Erich Fromm explained the rise of Hitler with an analysis that seems way too relevant now
How post-Depression movie musicals choose the dollar bill over happy endings
President Trump gave the perfect keynote speech for a corrupt and intellectually bankrupt conservative gathering
Filmmaker Ami Horowitz defends his murky stats on Swedish crime but won't explain his relationship with Fox News
Jordan Peele's directorial debut casts racism as the new bogeyman
California and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe may see more showdowns with the Trump administration
The effect is likely to be subtle and will require sophisticated computer modeling and statistical analysis
Sen. Marco Rubio for failing to appear at a town hall meeting on Thursday and lied about his whereabouts
Intended as a celebration of the dreamers, the ersatz six minute shot is, in reality, a cavalcade of conformity
Want to be a better parent? Lower the bar
I swear, I'm not trolling: The bizarre and hilarious "Toni Erdmann" is a comic odyssey through late capitalism
Here’s one thing executives, managers and employees can all agree on: Meetings have got to change
Maher has a rule for the media: It's time to press back
We tell each other stories in order to live, right? Trump voters aren’t liberals' enemies, but their co-authors
Media outlets including the New York Times, the LA Times and CNN were blocked from joining a White House briefing
The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is
The idea that meditation is actually a form of research is gaining respect
Two golf-related items in the news make us wonder how many conflicts Trump can have
Bitcoin has had a volatile year, recently hitting a record high after recently losing a third of its value
In a Salon Talks interview, the Rhode Island Democrat discusses the deep-pockets corporate attack on government
Legal mandates rarely disrupt business objectives; they're largely viewed as an inconvenience delegated to HR
“He would tell me that, if I report him to the police, they would only believe him, because he is a U.S. citizen"
Paul Ryan and company have finally agreed upon a plan for Obamacare and, surprise, less Americans will be covered
New glasses could be a huge deal for people whose vision can't be corrected with ordinary lenses
Trump's White House has pushed the narrative that the administration is working at an historic pace. Is it true?
Fascinating world views from UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson getting his tie fixed to a dabbing polar bear
It’s all part of a brand new space race — if less flashy than, you know, outer space
If Republicans gain full control, they have the power to amend the Constitution into their own authoritarian image
Only if we face the painful lies we tell ourselves about the past can we hope to overcome what's happening now
TV can be part of a healthy media diet, but Trump's steady stream of Fox News could be keeping him wound up
In film, you can do is use the camera to convey emotion in a dancer in ways you can't onstage
Between Betsy DeVos and Jeff Sessions, the Trump presidency is a paradise for the Christian Right
Issa was asked about any possible investigation into Russia's affairs, as well as the GOP's health care plans
Worshippers belive that America’s transgressions, unlike those of other countries, don’t count against it
Jeff Sessions would be required to provide communication about ““criminal or counterintelligence investigations"
It's possible that Portman is reacting to the heated protests that have greeted GOP legislators so far
A month in, the bill keeps adding up: Trump voters backed an unqualified demagogue, and the price will be painful
People who actually live in the rugged, spectacular border country of West Texas largely oppose Trump's wall
Republican-led state house votes overwhelmingly to roll back Brownback's 2012 tax cuts, but override falls short
What changes in music coverage at the New York Times mean for jazz
The novel had previously been published only once, anonymously, in a newspaper in 1852
Finally, Congress is seeking answers to cruel and unnecessary government dog experiments
Barking mad celebrities will call for everything from the end of contact sports to a clothing-optional Congress
A landmark, IRA-type retirement savings program created for millions of Californians, came under threat last week.
Automatic voter registration laws have been deemed a success in other states, but will the governor allow it?
Mexico is, once again, rebuffing a plan by the Trump administration
Right-wingers at CPAC perform mental gymnastics to elude or ignore the rising toxic influence of the alt-right
Author Peter Cove joins Salon's Carrie Sheffield to discuss rethinking welfare dependence and the war on poverty
The art was found during a raid that netted guns, drug and electronics
Sebastian Gorka has been called Islamophobic for his stance on Islam, but his views on Jews may be coming in focus
Russia's white, blue, and red striped flag was passed out at CPAC — and people were waving them
The Mexican government slaps back at Trump's draconian immigration plan, calling it a "legal impossibility"
Bannon confirmed that Trump's Cabinet appointments aren't there to govern. They're there to destroy
Trump's White House reportedly tried to get involved in an investigation
Is liberal outrage driving away the "deplorables"? Too bad. To win, we need righteous anger, not compromise
Republicans' backup plan for Trump's infrastructure proposal would coincide with the midterm elections
Amazon may have another truly great drama in "Patriot". But first you have to be willing to stick with it.
More than 2,200 companies will exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2017 and this year is all about smartphones
In a world where women are often the "lovely assistant," Tanya Solomon takes charge by making her own magic.
The Trump White House won't question whether the ban was justified — now they just need a case for it
The activist had been previously supportive of Republicans, even though they didn't support transgender Americans
Oil cold be flowing across the Standing Rock lands within two weeks
From WDET in Detroit, Created Equal explores modern-day inequality through a historical lens
Trump came out of the gate firing, but Democrats were able to counter, Jess McIntosh told Salon Talks
Ordinary people smuggled, copied or collected materials in the fear that ideas might be lost
Breitbart has passed away, but the revolution he started is at its peak: the media company is everywhere at CPAC
Chattel slavery was abolished 150 years ago, but Booker T. Washington's offspring reminds us never to forget
President Trump reiterates the bellicose theme that worried nuclear arms observers in December
In perhaps a sign that the alt right is falling out of favor, CPAC is trying to distance itself from the movement
Michael Glennon takes on the dilemmas of Trump and the Deep State.
Meyers takes on Trump's golfing habits, and Republicans' wish that they could be golfing
Milo Yiannopoulos has sparked waves of student protests, now GOP lawmakers want to protect his offensive remarks
Our president wants to "knock the hell out of ISIS" and "take the oil"; his key adviser longs for World War III
The conference gave a platform to figures pushing the kind of xenophobia and racism that helped Trump win
Soon our faces will unlock doors and buy socks for us — and allow us to be tracked and ID'd with scary precision
The president is having trouble keeping one of his most famous campaign promises
The trend of Republican legislators receiving grief from their constituents continues with Tom Cotton
A story that claimed Arab men sexually assaulted women on New Year's Eve turns out to be bogus
In a race split between big names, gay small-town mayor and Afghan war vet Pete Buttigieg is now a contender
The president pledged "to do everything I can to continue that promise of freedom for African Americans"
A federal appeals court cited a major Supreme Court decision on guns in its ruling
Falwell has worked to both block and dismantle LGBT protections for decades and vulnerable populations will suffer
In Trumpworld, Krugman writes, "numbers are what you want them to be, and anything else is fake news"
Standing Rock water protectors torched their teepees on Tuesday night, just so the Army Corps couldn't touch them
A new report suggests that Paul Manafort's Russia connection was used by attempted blackmailers
More white Obama voters switched to third-party candidates than voted for Trump, yet the media won't let it go
Hanks' premiere in the literary world will focus on one of his lesser-known passions
Thousands of the new EPA chief's emails were released by court order Wednesday
New York City will not comply with any warrants issued by federal immigration officials
The chairman of the House Oversight Committee has been criticized for turning a blind eye on the White House
It's the latest in a string of charges that ICE is going treating people inhumanely
Will winners use their Oscar acceptance speech to the great political ends?
Anti-choice conservatives go deep into alternative facts with the confusing pseudoscience of "abortion reversal"
More than half of registered voters say Trump is either breaking the law or simply being unethical
Small town strategies can provide insights into how to make progress on climate policy with Trump in office
Perry sells herself as woke, even as her discography is littered with distasteful undertones of of homophobia
The Infowars leader is heavy on influence, and light on facts
Many on the right openly long for a Bernie-allied black progressive to become leader of the "anti-white" Democrats
The president reportedly relies on his gut and instinct, and offered Chris Christie a role in his Cabinet
Colmes, one of the first Fox News figures, died after a "brief illness," according to a Fox News statement
The winning ticket was sold in the town of Lafayette, 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis
Sen. Mitch McConnell's words about Sen. Elizabeth Warren become inspiration for body art
The Trump administration rescinds federal guidelines allowing transgender students leeway in using bathroom
Conservatives are learning that dealing with Trump can be a bit complicated
Instead of trailing President Trump to Washington, the New Jersey governor may be hitting the airwaves instead
It's the film industry's biggest showdown
The protests were sparked by an off-duty cop who waved his gun at teens
The legislation would define a protest as a riot if property damage occurs, allowing police to arrest organizers
"If it’s necessary to get to the answers," Collins said of possibly ordering Trump's taxes released
The administration is coming down on the side of states' rights, revoking federal guidelines issued by Obama
How much longer will we continue to tolerate Islamophobes like Maher?
This is what the alternative fact presidency looks like
This cluster of planets is less than 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius
The Supreme Court seat wasn't the only seat that was hijacked by Senate Republicans
The labor secretary runs an institution aimed at improving the lives of American workers
Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks told CNN he worries about terrorists using bales of marijuana to smuggle nukes
Called "Resistance calendar," the site is committed to helping anti-Trump protesters organize nationwide
Trump administration outlines its aggressive strategy to deport as many undocumented immigrants as possible
Libertarians emphasize private property rights, so crashing their private event was not the smartest idea
After Sean Spicer said "nothing is good enough for" the Anne Frank Center, the executive director fired back
The president depicts a failing America that's more like 2009 than 2017 — so he can take credit for doing nothing
For for centuries people have used sunlight to filter water but a new solar technology could be a game changer
Tired of liberal professors dominating the education system, Iowa Republicans want to tip the scales in their favor
Either the president is totally clueless on this issue or he has surrounded himself with bigots. It could be both!
Outdoor industry fights back, striking major blow against Utah GOP's long campaign to sell off public lands
George Zimmer's pro-pot stances have been clear since he donated $50,000 to the cause in 2010
Republicans unveil a "repeal and repair" plan that will make a decent system worse, and should energize Democrats
Free speech is never absolute — and shutting down a hateful alt-right troll doesn’t violate the First Amendment
Trump's belt-tightening is hurting families of active-duty service members
A town hall crowd erupted when a native Berliner encouraged Trump voters to "get to know a refugee"
Trump's campaign staff managed to curb his bad tweeting habits by keeping negative coverage away from him
Just like Rudy Giuliani, Miller offered civil rights activists evidence they need to challenge the order
The president may not like it, but the GOPers doing his bidding are being held accountable
The highly controversial EPA director offered vague plans for the future
Trump’s growth rate target of 4 percent is audacious at best and implausible at worst
Drew Barrymore is the star heading up an impressive cast in the breakneck horror comedy but de Rossi makes it shine
Critics say the made-up film "was the most blatant attempt to win an Oscar since the King's Speech' "
In a visit to Salon, Rhode Island Democrat says his GOP colleagues feel "a lot of anxiety" about their president
Maher says he provided the "sunlight" that led to the "disinfectant" that brought down the ex-Breitbart star
Recently declassified Pentagon papers suggest NSA pushed bloated program over one that would have saved 9-11 lives
Obamacare repeal could end coverage for 1.8 million people who received treatment
An emerging U.S. movement helps people quit hate organizations
2017 CPAC panels range from "When did WWIII begin?" to "If heaven has extreme vetting, why can't America?"
Looking at 10 years of data, one fact stands out: There are more, if less deadly, attacks from far-right extremists
A new policy focusing on detainment and deportation could lead to the removal of 8 million people
A divided Supreme Court puzzled over the rights of foreigners to sue in American courts
Using a network of levees and irrigation gates, a farmer used gravity to drive water back into an ailing aquifer
This year, 6 black actors are nominated for Academy Awards. Let's salute those in the past who should have won
The White House's micromanaging may be rubbing many of its cabinet officials the wrong way
The conservative movement is in flux as thousands of adherents prepare to gather outside Washington
A detailed look at what leaders of houses of worship can and cannot say under the Johnson Amendment
Does technology shackle us and make our social skills atrophy?
The Kendrick Lamar collaborator’s voice is soft but her words are powerful
Edward Price worked loyally for Bush and Obama, but Trump has been too troubling
Deeper and deeper: Congress wakes up as Trump's ties to Russia look more tangled, and more troubling, than ever
Is pissing off the liberals really worth poisoning the streams in coal country and swallowing outrageous lies?
By their witness, the Standing Rock Sioux and other protesters teach us that "the sacred" takes many forms
The idea is part of a raft of immigration proposals signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly
The president's "Winter White House" may start to cause him headaches
Cops interviewed in the film Tucker Carlson shed a spotlight on say they were taken completely out of context
Miller and Mike Pence both had a history of spreading lies about the dangers of smoking
Sweden happy with the president hurting the country's reputation
A retired admiral turned down a job offer from Trump and Sweden is pissed, so Meyers looks at why he's friendless
The president used to lambaste Obama for golfing too much, but doesn't apply that standard to himself
The world was shocked when news of the Cambridge Five broke. But to me, Guy was the drinking buddy I looked up to
"If you're going to talk about American history, you have to talk about race"
It’s difficult to know how many former lobbyists are now working in the Trump administration
The friendship between Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed helped the president through serious depression
Pete Holmes gives viewers a show about comedians that isn't hilarious, but is perfectly honest — and it works
The series of anti-Semitic incidents that have marred 2017 are only getting worse
The citizen-run Twitter account @sweden, debunked Trump's claims about crime and immigration in Sweden.
Gorka's ideology is not held in high regard among experts, yet he is an assistant to the president
“This is the first day of the president’s second month in office and he is now fully coming after LGBT people”
Everybody's favorite undecided voter looks to be profiting from his quick rise to fame
California Governor Jerry Brown said the state will not waver from its decade-long push to fight climate change
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos' publisher has cancelled his planned book "Dangerous"
A by-the-numbers look at some of Donald Trump's early activity as president:
Eric Schneiderman can be a major player in the liberal resistance to Donald Trump
"It's going to stop and it has to stop," Trump said, adding that he speaks out "whenever I get the chance"
McMaster, an active-duty lieutenant general, wrote a searing indictment of the Vietnam War
After Republicans played politics with shutting down the government, Senate Democrats are now in control
Jonathan Zucker, political technology entrepreneur, discusses his new initiative for political fundraising
College sex has gone from a hope to an expectation, and no one is nice about it, says Dr. Lisa Wade
The tax plan is dressed up as a way to make America more competitive, but it just hurts the average American
Author Carol Howard Merritt on reclaiming Christianity
Critics of those who gave Milo a platform are not impressed with Breitbart and Simon & Schuster's latest statements
Trump says the Boeing Dreamliner is an American product. On this, he's very wrong
Nine tips to foil hackers, ransomware, online trackers, data brokers and other menaces
Construction worker deaths are rising in New York, and Latinos are especially at risk
Cassidy's family has a history of dementia, and sensed "this was coming"
Actors over age 60 snubbed by Academy, study finds