Monday, October 26, 2020

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.

Why shouldn’t accusations be admissible evidence?

By themselves, such accusations should not be conclusive evidence, but they should cast doubt on the perpetrator’s denial of bad acts in the present case.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 15

DNA confirms Elizabeth Warren's ancestry, Trump says 'we won' in regards to Christine Blasey Ford, Bernie Sanders rips White House for dismissal of climate science, and more.

CNN Records Reporter Telling Debate Focus Group What To Say

Was the focus group being coached?

Billionaire wolves in workers’ clothing

Right-wing “foundations” across the country started spending the tens of millions they’d received from billionaires to bust unions.

Survival of the richest

Real people in the real world, those not at the top, have experienced a decade of ever greater instability, while the inequality gap of this beyond-gilded age is sure to shape a truly messy world ahead.

Dr. King’s radical revolution of values

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.
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Attempt to close Al-Jazeera is an attack on freedom of expression, UN says

The channel has become part of Qatar’s grand strategy, and asking them to close it down is like asking Switzerland to close its banks.
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WATCH: John Oliver Blasts Republicans for Failing to do Their Job

John Oliver couldn't help tearing the GOP apart for their actions following Justice Scalia's death.

Taking down the statue

This attack on Fraser’s work comes in the midst of a nation-wide movement to tear down statues which desecrate the history of blacks and Native Americans.