Saturday, July 20, 2019

‘We will overcome their greed’: Bernie Sanders releases anti-endorsement list

"I am proud to announce the modern-day oligarchs who oppose our movement."

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,...

23 Governors join together with California to oppose Trump’s fuel efficiency freeze

Governors from 24 U.S. states are standing together and backing California officials who are asking the Trump administration to put the brakes...

How to pay for it all: An option the candidates missed

The Democratic Party has clearly swung to the progressive left, with candidates in the first round of presidential debates coming up with...

Trade group airs ads to boost five senators facing reelection

A trade group representing chemical companies will spend more than $150,000 on advertising during July in support of four Republican senators and one Democrat,...

CBO analysis shows $15 federal minimum wage would raise pay for 27 million workers...

A Congressional Budget Office analysis published Monday showed that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 would significantly increase pay...

America’s real divide isn’t left vs. right. It’s democracy vs. oligarchy.

I keep hearing that the Democratic party has moved “left” and that some Democratic candidates may be “too far left”.

Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders introduce resolution declaring the climate crisis a national emergency

“Today we stand in solidarity with tens of millions of people from around the world in calling for a mass mobilization of our social and economic resources."

Trump’s economic war on Iran: 88% reduction in oil exports, 6% shrinkage of economy

In 2019, Iran’s economy under US sanctions will shrink an incredible 6%.

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.