Thursday, April 18, 2019

Barr is just another word for obstruction

We on the Portland Peace Team were invited out the other day to provide some nonviolent public safety for the local demonstration...

Band together, progressives, so you can win

As the number of Democratic candidates increases, I think that it is more important than ever that progressives band together so that their point of view prevails.

Dem Party sets new record for announced candidates: Chaos anticipated.

The Office of Public Office Monitoring (OPO) announced this morning that at the present time, 8,253,667 individuals have announced their candidacy for the Democratic Nomination for President of the United States.

‘Egregious abuse of power:’ Report says Trump offered pardon to CBP head if he...

Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Penn.) called it "a textbook example of abuse of power and reckless disregard for the rule of law – and it's no 'joking' matter."

Dimon in the rough

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's real concern is that America may end the kind of socialism he and other denizens of the Street depend on – bailouts, regulatory loopholes, and tax breaks.

Trump threatens sanctuary cities with more undocumented immigrants; politicians welcome his plan

"Let's not concede that having refugees in our cities is something to be threatened by."

How the disappearance of immigrant workers created a movement in a county that voted...

This rural community might have agreed with Trump’s anti-immigration policies on paper. But it could not abide their neighbors being taken away.

Individuals working for Wall Street, private equity and Big Pharma love to donate to...

Booker has sworn off corporate PAC contributions, but his biggest donors work in fields whose interests run counter to progressive priorities.

You paid taxes. These corporations didn’t.

About twice as many of the largest U.S. companies reported they didn’t owe taxes in 2018 compared with previous years, a partial result of the 2017 Trump tax law, according to a report.

Almost a decade later, the persecution of Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange continues

While a protracted legal battle seems likely, it probably won’t be too long before Assange joins Chelsea Manning in an American prison, a warning to future whistle-blowers that those who embarrass the powerful will face severe consequences, no matter how long it takes.