On Tuesday evening, MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” leaked Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns. But this is just the tip of the iceberg and raises far more questions than it answers. The public must have access to all of Trump’s tax returns — not just from 2005, but from all years, and in complete detail. Once we see everything, only then will we understand the full extent of his financial ties to foreign countries and how these entanglements could influence his policies. Maddow announced that Trump’s 2005 1040 tax returns came by way of David Cay Johnston, founder and editor of DCReport.org, who said heRead More →

Legendary actor Danny Glover (The Color Purple, Almost Christmas) has built a reputation for his powerful on-screen performances and activism around issues of social justice. At 70 years old, his longest-running fight has focused on labor unions, speaking on behalf of workers from the hotel industry to car factories. This month, Glover, Senator Bernie Sanders and NAACP President Cornell Brooks traveled to Canton, Mississippi, for a pro-union rally at Nissan Motor Company. While protesting, Glover spoke with theGrio about the inspiration behind his work and what he thinks protest in the era of Trump should really look like. TG: Where does your particular passion for labor organizing come toRead More →

Carjacking has become a major concern for residents throughout the city of Atlanta. These opportunity crimes are sporadic and display no pattern. It does not matter what part of the city you are in, carjacking victims’ ranges from Camp Creek subdivision to Lenox mall goers in Buckhead. During a carjacking incident in 2016, a grandmother of two feared for the lives of her granddaughters when a man approached. He had a gun. Although the suspects are young, usually in their early teens, police offers still advise residents to be cautious. Evidence has found carjacking leads to other committed crimes including robberies, burglaries, or selling theRead More →

President Barack Obama is no longer in office, but you wouldn’t know this looking at how Donald Trump is carrying on these days. If there had never been a Barack Obama, Republicans would have invented him, because they need a black man to beat up for the sole purpose of keeping their base of angry, white, low-information voters happy. As the pathological liar that he is, Trump’s most recent stunt is to peddle the conspiracy theory, manufactured from whole cloth, that Obama wiretapped Trump Tower. The new president also claimed Obama is behind the leaks in the current White House and blamed Obama for organizingRead More →

On Tuesday evening, MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” leaked Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns. But this is just the tip of the iceberg, and raises far more questions than it answers. The public must have access to all of Trump’s tax returns—not just from 2005, but from all years, and in complete detail. Once we see everything, only then will we understand the full extent of his financial ties to foreign countries, and how these entanglements could influence his policies. Maddow announced that Trump’s 2005 1040 tax returns came by way of David Cay Johnston, founder and editor of DCReport.org, who said he received themRead More →

A White House official said Tuesday that President Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes back in 2005 ahead of a MSNBC report on the “The Rachel Maddow Show” about his returns, reports CNN. From CNN: The $38 million was in addition to “paying tens of millions of dollars in other taxes such as sales and excise taxes and employment taxes,” a White House official said ahead of an anticipated MSNBC news report about the returns. …Trump had promised during the presidential campaign to release his returns — which every presidential nominee in modern times has made into a precedent — after the conclusion of aRead More →