Saturday, October 19, 2019

Student massacre survivors teach the country a lesson

They are embracing one of the strongest currents in United States history: the tradition of youth activism. And they are credited with getting the nation to its tipping point.

Executive excess: How taxpayers subsidize giant corporate pay gaps

More than two-thirds of the top federal contractors and corporate subsidy recipients paid their CEO more than 100 times their median worker pay in 2017.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 19

Trump slams door on refugees, China sets tariffs on U.S. goods, Kavanaugh accuser goes into hiding after threats, and more.
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Exclusive: WikiLeaks lawyer warns U.S. charges against Assange endanger press freedom worldwide

It’s unclear what charges may be brought against Assange; the Justice Department has previously considered prosecuting him over his role in the release of hacked DNC emails.

Main Street Shopping and the Internet

Is the internet going to take it all when it comes to retail?
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Josh Fox: Arrest of Journalists and Filmmakers Covering the Dakota Pipeline is a Threat...

“These people are not accessories to the crime, they are the media. This is a constitutionally protected activity.”

Florida is just one state where it is easier to buy a gun than...

It's also harder to get birth control and purchase over the counter medications, such as Sudafed, than it is to buy a gun.

Like clockwork, right-wing media exploit DOJ IG report to call for special counsel Mueller’s...

The report had nothing to do with the FBI’s Trump-Russia probe.

Fox’s Brian Kilmeade calls for armed worshipers after California synagogue mass shooting

Kilmeade: "I think you have to go ready to defend yourself, ready to defend the congregation who are going there."

What’s Left of the Left?

If progressives can't gain ground during today's hard times, full of disasters at home and abroad, then when? If progressives don't gain when the right lurches between disgrace and farce, gloating with lies that scandalize reality, then when? Bright spots surface, but what notable change, especially on income distribution, speaks to unified progressive activism?