Thursday, July 18, 2019

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Conservatives grasp at straws after CBO minimum wage analysis shows clear benefits

Corporate interests invented cost-benefit analysis as a way to delay progressive policy through studies and weigh it down by equalizing, for example,...

Justice Ginsburg’s Gaffe – She Spoke the Truth

Her comments may have been "inappropriate," but they weren't wrong, and her views highlight the fallacy of a judiciary free of political judgment.

Candidates backing Medicare For All come out victorious in primaries

Candidates supporting Medicare For All are beating their party-backed opponents in both red and blues states.

Bernie Sanders: 0.3 Percent Social Security Increase Is a Joke

This measly cost-of-living adjustment could be wiped out next year when Medicare Part B premiums increase.

Coal Dust Responsible for Thousands of Deaths in the E.U.

Not only does burning coal cost companies and governments billions of pounds in disease treatment and lost working days, but it is proven to be the cause of thousands of deaths.

Hillary Clinton Agrees with the Citizens United Decision

“As Greenwald said, Hillary’s the very model of the type of politician that the five Republicans on the U.S. Supreme Court were trying to empower. The suckers whose votes she gets are fooled merely by her labeling herself a ‘Democrat’ and slinging the type of bumper-sticker phrases that draw Democratic suckers instead of Republican ones.”

Misty Snow Makes History as first Transgender Senate Nominee

The 30-year-old resident of Salt Lake City used a progressive platform to run, inspired by Senator Bernie Sanders.

Elizabeth Warren urges former FDA head to resign from Pfizer

"This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption."

Corporate team of rivals: Harris now in top tier with Biden to prevent a...

No matter how distasteful or repugnant, the electoral process is an opening for progressive forces to be influential and potentially decisive.