Sunday, April 18, 2021

Why America needs to go big on infrastructure

All these sectors require attention now because they work together like cement to keep society functioning.

End Polluter Welfare Act introduced to Senate

“Providing corporate giveaways during a time of widespread suffering to fossil-fuel companies is unconscionable.”

Biden refuses to shut down Dakota Access Pipeline

We will do our very best to see this pipeline removed, our water protected, and our sacred lands healed."

Biden creates commission to study Supreme Court expansion, other reforms

"Congress has the power, and the constitutional duty, to set the size of the court, as it has seven times throughout our history."

Sales taxes widen the racial wealth divide. States and cities have far better options.

There are some bright spots and plenty of options for reform that could make them more effective.

The Trump’s campaign’s audacious long con

There is a good chance that the scandals ensnaring some of his more odious political supporters will overshadow this story and allow him to continue bilking his marks of their money.

More suicidal GOP gaffes as McConnell scolds corporations: Forget fair elections but keep paying...

What if refusing to challenge the most onerous election obstacles hurts corporate bottom lines, the ultimate wickedness?

Sanders wants big oil CEOs to testify at Senate climate hearing

“These companies are producing a significant percentage of the carbon that we use, which is destroying our planet, and we want to know what they are doing to transform their companies away from fossil fuel.”

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going to be easy

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

While the rest of the U.S. was struggling, 55 corporations paid $0 in federal...

“We should continue to call on policymakers to address the gaping corporate tax loopholes that make this kind of tax avoidance possible.”