Monday, June 14, 2021

States expanding opportunity through wealth taxes

States from Hawaii to Connecticut responded to extreme wealth concentration this year by expanding taxes on the assets of the very wealthy...

A former EPA adviser on how to push for environmental justice under Trump

“In our country there are two things that move policy. One is money. The other is the power of people.”

The Trust Destroyers

The cumulative damage of today’s ethos of doing whatever it takes to win, even at the cost of undermining the integrity of our system, is incalculable.
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The New Common Ground Between Populist Left and Right

Both want to get big money out of politics, reverse Citizens United, and restore our democracy.

Supreme Court denies cert in Planned Parenthood case, lower court rulings protecting patients remain

Planned Parenthood was pleased with the Supreme Court's ruling and called it a "win for patients in Louisiana and Kansas."

It’s the smashed GOP, stupid! Can’t win with Trump, can’t win without him

Are addled Republicans more at war with America, laws, elections and the Constitution—or with each other?
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The republican tax sham

The tax plan is dressed up as a way to make America more competitive. But underneath it’s just a typical Republican plan.

Election annulment please

Russia hacked and attacked our 2016 presidential election and installed Donald Trump. This requires annulment. Trump didn’t even come...

Exclusive: Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation and Apartheid South Africa

In a newly discovered recording of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., listen exclusively to his major address in London on segregation, the fight for civil rights and his support for Nelson Mandela and the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa.

Beware the Pentagon’s pandemic profiteers

Hasn’t the military-industrial complex taken enough of our money?