Monday, June 24, 2019

Fed up with the system, young voters engage for 2020

Despite this being an off-election year, voting rights organizations are quickly mobilizing to expand voting access, ensure voting rights and educate citizens...

7 ways Trump’s EPA is breaking our bipartisan chemical safety law

It's been three years since Congress passed historic, bipartisan legislation to update our chemical safety law and better protect the American public from harmful...

The art of shaping memory

How best to describe the recently completed allied commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France? Two words come...

Clueless and shameless: Joe Biden, staggering frontrunner

Joe Biden just put a spotlight on his mindset when he explicitly refused to apologize for fondly recalling how the Senate “got...

Washington state AG sues EPA for repealing state’s water quality standards, violates federal law

“Trump’s EPA cannot change important water quality protections at the whim of industry interests. It’s not only disruptive to Washington’s environmental efforts over the past two years, it’s a clear violation of the Clean Water Act.

‘Huge victory’ for grassroots climate campaigners as NY lawmakers reach deal on sweeping climate...

Grassroots climate campaigners in New York applauded on Monday after state lawmakers reached a deal on sweeping climate legislation, paving the way for the...

Warren or Sanders

“It is important for progressives to address and answer this question for themselves, well before the primaries, so as not to squander their resources of time, finances and conviviality fighting among themselves during the important lead-up to the primary elections where they must be strategically united in order to win.”

Pelosi and Mueller: Acting more like obstructionists than American patriots

We are living in a very precarious time in this nation’s history. The Founding Fathers created a government with three branches, the Executive, Legislative, and...

In New York, and beyond, our Plutocrats may need a new playbook

What happens at America’s state level can sometimes reverse the political momentum of the entire nation. We experienced just such a reversal...

Trump’s “deep state” is Trump’s corrupt state

Trump has been ramping up his “Deep State” rhetoric again. He’s back to blaming a cabal of bureaucrats, FBI and CIA agents,...