Monday, March 25, 2019

Progressive Briefing for Monday, August 13, 2018

Green Party candidate in Montana was on GOP payroll, the murder of Gazan children, Canada as Syria's new enemy, and more.

Congress’s romance with cowardice

War without war powers (the not-so-new American way)

What must we do now?

First and most importantly, do not give up. That’s what they want us to do. Then they’d have no opposition at all.

The House must hold impeachment hearings on Trump’s constitutional crimes

The best way to do that is to start subjecting presidents who abuse their power to public impeachment hearings. That process should begin with the impeachment of President Trump.

Recent Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Ranks Above all Republican Candidates

Bernie Sanders may still be behind Hillary Clinton, but he far outranks even the most popular Republican candidates.

Bernie Sanders calls for a new international left to fight Steve Bannon’s right-wing “Movement”

Supposed genius Steve Bannon thinks he can lure progressives into the nationalist right. Sanders says no thanks.

GOP tax cuts hardwire inequity for poor and middle class

The GOP tax plan is “a moral abomination.”

Trump’s chief vote suppressor runs for governor

Kris Kobach maybe the most important person in America right now.

VICTORY: Washington DC Raises Minimum Wage to $15

Several other cities have passed minimum wage laws, promising to have a minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2020 or 2021.

Trump to slash EPA funding to fuel U.S. war machine

“Most federal agencies will see a reduction as a result.”