The GOP Gang of Supremes Go After Obamacare
The Supreme Court is once again challenging Obamacare, which could dramatically influence the health of millions. These challengers are claiming the law prohibits insurance subsidies to the millions of low and middle-income Americans living in the 36 states that did not set up a state exchange.
Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes
Conditions in some countries are so abysmal, its residents are deciding to flee their homelands for the possibility of opportunity and freedom. Unfortunately, upon arrival to the U.S., a ‘migrant detention center’ awaits them with horrible treatment.
Millions Could Lose Obamacare Coverage as Supreme Court Weighs Dubious Koch-Backed Case
Behind the billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Competitive Enterprise Institute sued the government in a new challenge to Obamacare. And it's all over an aspect of the law dealing with tax subsidies. Now millions of people's healthcare coverage is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Fear Incorporated: Canada’s Anti-Terror Bill and the Emergence of a Deep Police State
The new bill, C-51, could label anyone who disagrees with neo-liberal aims as a “terrorist." With a Conservative majority in Parliament and support from the Liberal Party, it seems the final bill will pass quite easily only to create an emergence of a deep police state.
How a Mid-Sized Tennessee Town Took on Comcast, Revived Its Economy and Did it...
Even if more mergers go through, having a public option for internet, cable and phone service is always better for consumers. Chattanooga, Tennessee showed America just that, by providing municipal broadband internet to residents.
The Federal Reserve Board’s Plan to Kill Jobs
It's time Americans rally against the Fed’s interest rate policies and let them know how they feel about raising interest rates to kill jobs. Join the Center for Popular Democracy grassroots campaign to stop the Fed from its deliberate acts.
Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution
The devolution of the political system through corruption has led to “the death of the party system” and the emergence of what Tariq Ali, part of the royalty of the left, called “an extreme center.” “One is doomed if nothing happens in the U.S.”
Videos Capture LAPD Killing Homeless Man on Skid Row
After a homeless man allegedly resisted arrest, LAPD officers fatally gunned him down on Skid Row. Recording of the incident on witnesses’ cell phones along with police officers' body cameras will be used in the investigation into the shooting.
Four Reasons Young Americans Should Burn Their Student Loan Papers
Protest against student loans is a good way to earn the first dividend in the proposed America Permanent Fund. Here are four reasons students should take up the fight against financial firms holding high-interest student loans.
An Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago
“Reclaim Chicago,” a progressive, people-led democratic coalition, are attempting to reclaim their city. Corporate elites and corrupt politicians better beware of the power of thousands of grassroots Chicagoans.