Exxon’s Rex Tillerson and the rise of Big Oil in American politics (video)


“How Big Oil Bought the White House and Tried to Steal the Country” is the subtitle of a book that tells the story of a presidential election in which a candidate allowed money from big oil companies to help him … Continue reading

Michael Moore in TrumpLand (video)


“Michael Moore in TrumpLand”, Moore’s tenth feature-length film, was put together in 11 days in order to get it out to audiences before the election. “You get the feeling that Moore was quite spooked by the Brexit vote; he brings … Continue reading

Trump watch 10: VP debate, taxes and pussygate (Bee, Noah, Colbert and Maher) (video)


Remember a time, barely a week ago, when we all thought that the fact Trump had not paid any federal income tax for almost two decades might be the issue that would finally hole the Trump steamer below the waterline? Oh, … Continue reading

Trump watch 9: Trump’s big debate fail and excuses, excuses, excuses (Bee, Noah, Colbert and Maher) (video)


Shortly before the first Presidential debate, Politico analysed a week’s worth of Trump’s speeches and found that the Republican nominee averaged one lie every three minutes and 15 seconds. It was no surprise therefore that Trump lied his way through … Continue reading

Bill Maher battles Frank Luntz and why are Trump’s kids running his campaign? (video)


GOP pollster Frank Luntz really set Bill Maher off on Friday, when he attacked the host for cracking jokes instead of engaging in serious discussion. Luntz kept insisting that Donald Trump is doing well, and Maher said that’s only the case “because … Continue reading

Think tanks, dead cats and the ‘Merchants of Doubt’ (video)


What do you think of when you hear the words “think tank”? For those who have only a passing interest in the world of politics, which is most of us, the words are likely to indicate a gathering of highly intelligent … Continue reading

Meet Ted Cruz: religion, hookers, voter fraud and hated by his own party, what’s not to like? (video)


From climate change through reproductive rights and gender equality and on to LGBTQ rights and same-sex marriage, Ted Cruz denies them all. In that respect, he ought to be the perfect alternative candidate to Donald Trump, at least within the … Continue reading