Thursday, December 5, 2019

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, September 20

Lawsuit filed against officers for false arrest, mosquitoes could spread microplastics, Feds pledge more funds to target violence against Native American women, and more.

Big oil cheers Trump’s ‘new NAFTA’ but Mexico could complicate things

Mexico’s recently elected president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has yet to comment on the USMCA's energy-related provisions.

Trump Jr admits corresponding with Wikileaks during campaign

Trump officials have repeatedly denied colluding with Wikileaks and the Russian government, but evidence to the contrary continues to surface.

Liberals are criticizing the Korea Summit from the Right. Here’s why they have it...

With an end to the 68-year Korean War finally in sight, some U.S. “progressives” are pushing Trump to be more hardline – despite the fact that Koreans overwhelmingly want peace.

Seattle makes history – passes ‘tax the rich’ income tax

Kshama Sawant: “When we fight, we win.”

BREAKING: 12 dead after mass shooting took place at a bar in California

The gunman, Ian David Long, who was a Marine Corps veteran, killed at least 12 people at the bar and country music hall in Thousand Oaks.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 3

Labor Day: When workers are recognized as human, $30 trillion to the richest white Americans, Los Angeles educators vote to strike, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 4

Day one of Kavanaugh proceedings, 87 elephants found dead due to poaching, environmentalists don't vote in elections, and more.

The Stock Market Is Getting Harder to Rig

The U.S. economy is in sad shape. Yet, corporate media tries to explain the recent stock market decline, which erased $2.1 trillion in the market value of stocks and in the pockets of Americans’ retirement savings, so logically.

Despite ancient rock art legacy, BLM leases land for fossil fuel exploration

Despite development objectives from tribal and environmental groups, the BLM is leasing part of Emery County for fossil fuel exploration.