Saturday, September 22, 2018

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 21

American-made bombs are being used to massacre large numbers of civilians in Yemen, ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children, and more.
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Another tax scam for the rich

It’s another big handout to the wealthy, another huge increase in the federal deficit, and it’s illegal.

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.
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‘A matter of life and death:’ Trump admin slashes refugee cap to historic low,...

Monday’s announcement represents the lowest ceiling any president has imposed on the U.S. refugee program since its creation in 1980.

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.

China retaliates against Trump administration’s new tariffs; puts levies on $60 billion worth of...

Donald Trump vowed to add tariffs to $267 billion more Chinese goods if China retaliated.
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Intercept report reveals Senate ignored federal court employees willing to testify against Kavanaugh

A new report from Ryan Grim for The Intercept has revealed that attorney Cyrus Sanai tried multiple times to reach out to Senators Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein on behalf of federal court employees also willing to speak out against Kavanaugh.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 18

Who is Christine Blasey Ford, catastrophic and historic flooding, Trumps sets up tariffs, and more.

Trump initiates new tariffs on hundreds of products from China

Beijing has said before that its prepared to retaliate with even higher tariffs on American imports.

The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.