Thursday, July 18, 2019

President Obama Wants to Close Gun Loopholes Without Congress

President Obama is fed up with Congress blocking every attempt at enacting new gun control measures. He is now taking steps to try to close gun loopholes without them.

LOOK: Canada Welcomes the First of Thousands of Syrian Refugees

In stark contrast to the United States, Canada welcomed the first of what is to be thousands of Syrian refugees. Canada's plan is to welcome 25,000 refugees by March 2016.

For Sale: Obscene Monuments to Mammon

The trophy mansion is the most ostentatious game of billionaire one-upmanship yet.

Bernie Sanders Visits the Neighborhood Where Freddie Gray was Murdered

Senator Sanders likened what he saw in the impoverished area to a Third World country: “Anyone who took the walk that we took around this neighborhood would not think you are in a wealthy nation."
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VIDEO: 6 Times U.S. Government Excluded Millions Based on Race or Religion

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and other bigots on the far right are nothing new in American history.

The Sanders Polling Anomaly

New polling shows that Sanders presents Democratic voters with the existential choice of attempting to at least start digging out of the corrupt plutocracy, or instead burrowing in even deeper with another Clinton.

Time is Money: Building Local Solidarity Through Time Banking

Time Banking is easy to understand in terms of the way we already work and, with a little enthusiasm, these programs are relatively uncomplicated to set up and manage.
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Top Climate Expert: Crisis is Worse Than We Think & Scientists Are Self-Censoring to...

The climate crisis is more severe than even many scientists have acknowledged. Climate expert Kevin Anderson says many scientists are self-censoring their work to downplay the severity of the climate crisis.

Look Who’s Buying American Democracy

How much more evidence do we need that our system is in crisis? How long before we make it work for all of us instead of a handful at the top? We must not let them buy our democracy.

Bernie Sanders Wins TIME Readers’ Poll for Person of the Year, Still Snubbed from...

Bernie Sanders won the people's vote - coming in first for the TIME Readers' poll for person of the year. So why didn't TIME include him on the shortlist of final candidates?