Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Organizations call on Biden to incorporate nuclear disarmament into campaign

"The United States urgently needs a leader who will have the courage to look at, think hard about, and speak openly about the dire perils posed by our country's vast nuclear arsenal."

We need a plan to prevent a Trump takeover—and this anti-coup research shows the...

By studying the research that shows how other countries have handled coup attempts, we can better counter or even prevent one of our own.
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Betsy DeVos’ deadly plan to reopen schools

DeVos’ entire tenure has centered on shafting low-income students and their families—the very people she’s supposed to protect.

Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”

ALEC and GOP push corporate immunity from Covid-19 workplace illnesses and deaths

“Immunity from liability would eliminate these workers’ already limited ability to seek justice in the courts and remove a powerful incentive for businesses to maintain a safe working environment, putting our communities at increased risk of illness and death.”

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

October surprise

Will war with Iran be Trump’s election Eee shocker?

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.