Monday, June 24, 2019

Federal minimum wage stagnant for 3,615 days, a ‘shameful’ period in history

"I've been criticized for this so let me say it again: the federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr is a starvation wage. Every worker deserves a living wage of at least $15 an hour."

America’s suicide epidemic

On a problem that literally has life-and-death significance for a pivotal portion of his base, Trump has been AWOL.

Whether it’s the new NAFTA or the old NAFTA, it serves the 1 percent

NAFTA displaced 2 million Mexican family farmers as U.S. agricultural products, sometimes subsidized, flowed tariff-free south of the border.

The US raises red flags on Russia’s plutonium experiments – while ramping up its...

The secrecy surrounding this work has long raised suspicions – among many nations – that a global nuclear test ban treaty is being violated.

The most unpopular presidential election winner ever could win again in 2020

Americans may again see something that, statistically speaking, has never been seen before.

US sanctions: Economic sabotage that is deadly, illegal and ineffective

Global condemnation should also focus on the country responsible for the deadly, illegal and ineffective economic warfare at the heart of this crisis: the United States.

US foreign policy exposed

All the information points to a foreign policy that violates international law and standards, perpetrates wars and conflict and seeks to undermine press freedom in order to commit its crimes in secret.

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

Perhaps you’ve heard …

The Office of Special Counsel says Kellyanne Conway broke the law by disparaging Democratic candidates for president, both while appearing on T.V. in her official capacity as an adviser to the president and on her Twitter feed.

Climate crisis and the 2020 elections

The Democrats must not repeat the mistakes that they made in 2016!