Thursday, February 21, 2019

Bernie is back

His success four years ago may impede his second candidacy. Not only is he four years older, Bernie is no longer the only progressive in town.

Bernie takes it to the road

It doesn’t matter if he personally wins or not, so long as his platform – and particularly Medicare for All – is victorious.
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Amazon’s defeat in NYC galvanizes movement to end billion-dollar corporate welfare

The lawmakers who took down Amazon say their victory is just the beginning of a major fight against tax subsidies for huge companies.

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

Inside Donald Trump’s army of super PACs and MAGA nonprofits

Trump’s army of organized support has expanded since then, with a dozen or so major nonprofits and super PACs pushing his policy platform and priming the public for Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign.

Venezuelan coup Democrats vomit on Green New Deal

The chief problem with our most comprehensive movements (Sunrise and the PPC) isn't what they do, but what they fail to SAY – and this problem is best exemplified by their failure to condemn a Venezuelan coup that VOMITS on their stated aims.

Trump’s national emergency creates another border crisis – for families, wildlife, protected lands

The president’s “unlawful declaration over a crisis that does not exist does great violence to our Constitution and makes America less safe, stealing from urgently needed defense funds for the security or our military and our nation.”

How Scott Walker made Wisconsin the national poster child for dark money corruption

"Citizens can't exercise their right to self-governance if we don't know who is funding our representatives."

A vote to retire two coal-fired power plants passes despite Trump’s cry to save...

"It is not about coal. This decision is about economics."