Saturday, March 23, 2019

Why are you a Democrat?

I want to hear what you think it means to be a progressive and a Democrat. Let’s engage in some Citizen Research and see what emerges.

The Tax Debate Is Over, and Progressives Won

This is not some quirk. This is the latest example of progressive taxation outperforming conservative taxation.

HHS Secretary Tom Price no longer riding private jets while under investigation

“Too many Trump administration officials have an entitled, millionaire mindset when it comes to squandering taxpayer money that does not belong to them just to support their lavish lifestyles.”

The Greek People Have Voted ‘No!’ to Austerity and Economic Blackmail

Greece has suffered seven years of austerity, but something big happened recently—the Greek people voted by a landslide against European austerity. But why did the corporate media barely report on this historic vote?

Donald Trump’s death panel

However ridiculous Donald Trump’s promises may seem, his pledge to protect Americans who depend on Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid is a matter of life or death.

Hawaii could be the first state to implement universal basic income

“The economy remains stable, everyone benefits, and no one is left behind.”

Why Trumpcare is giving Senate Republicans heartburn

Senate Republicans won’t get near a single payer. So they’ll have to strengthen the Affordable Care Act.

How a free grocery store is cutting food waste – and hunger

Each weeknight, The Free Store redistributes up to 1,500 surplus food items to anyone who wants them – no questions asked.

Egalitarians gain ground in Washington

They have forced onto the nation’s political center stage initiatives for shearing the ultra rich down to democratic size that no major elected leader in America would have dared propose only a year ago.