Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good thing.

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Bernie Sanders: As world faces climate crisis, 95% of EPA workers furloughed during Trump...

"So here you have a major crisis for the United States and for the world, and at the same time you have nobody, or almost nobody, working here at the EPA."

President Chicken Little goes medieval, channels dead presidents

Like Chicken Little, the dishonored Trump name looks to go down as the icon of self-destructive over-reach, puffed up, then deflated by its own arrogance. Are we not learning “nothing to lose” could be the worst Trump delusion?

The Trump dictatorship

Democracy is about means, while dictatorship is about ends. Trump uses any means available to achieve his own ends.

Senate Democrats introduce bill to deny tax loophole for Big Pharma ads

“The American public shouldn’t be subsidizing Big Pharma’s ads which is why my legislation would close this egregious loophole.”
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As gov’t shutdown drags on, IRS continues to aid the rich & corporations while...

As 800,000 federal workers remain furloughed or working without pay in the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, we look at how the Trump administration has restarted a division of the Internal Revenue Service to help corporate lenders.

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

California governor proposes nation’s longest paid family leave

Newsom and his administration proposed six months paid family leave, the nation's longest if approved.

Grassroots progressives launch campaign to oust corporate Democrat who votes with Trump 70% of...

"Progressives have an opportunity to strategically primary the most vile Democrats in their ranks, and Henry Cuellar should top the list."