Tag: Steve Bannon

Breitbart and the Alt-Right's Attempt to Go Mainstream

The campaign and subsequent election of President Donald Trump have made hate groups and words more mainstream. And Breitbart News seems to be attempting to assimilate, too. Steve Bannon, former head of Breitbart before being tapped as Trump’s chief strategist, previously described the publication as “the platform for the alt-right.”…

Trump's 'Unconstitutional' Immigration Ban Defies Moral, Legal Norms

The White House has ignored democratic norms in the implementation of its Muslim-focused immigration ban, including ignoring federal court orders and instructing federal agencies, such as U.S. Customs, not to speak with members of Congress. Attorneys general from 15 states and the District of Columbia on Sunday condemned the executive…

Mainly White Men with Poor Civil Rights Records to Lead Trump Gov't

For the first time in a quarter-century, the government’s most influential departments will be led entirely by white men in a Trump Administration. Meanwhile, many of President-elect Donald Trump’s senior picks also have dismal records when it comes to advocating for diversity, equality and civil rights. Trump’s choices for the…