This Week in Trumplandia


Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.

3.5 million Americans face disease and death in Puerto Rico. What the hell is 45 doing?

Puerto Ricans are still waiting for aid a week after Maria’s devastation. Looking for ways to help? Start here.

Learn more about The Jones Act, the law currently strangling Puerto Rico.

US Senator says he’s “99 percent sure” members of 45’s team will face criminal charges.

More evidence that 45 is indeed on some kind of drug:

The truth:


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Jayson Flores is Gay on a Budget's Founder and Editor, Aries/Taurus cusp, bigender, Latinx, vegan, femme person, and the biggest Buffy fan you know. Now writing for Bustle, PRIDE, Everyday Feminism, and The Rumpus, where they are also Assistant Interviews Editor. Passionate, deeply feeling, sometimes angry, mostly emotional. Wants to make people feel less lonely in the world. Follow them on Twitter @gayonabudget. More from this author →