Friday, May 29, 2020

Warning of ‘dangerous chilling’ of Free Press, CNN sues Trump for stripping Acosta’s press...

Defenders of free expression and members of the media denounced the president's move as a "clear attack on the First Amendment."

UK government confirms ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs

"So today I am taking action to turn the tide on plastic pollution, and ensure we leave our environment in a better state for future generations."

What do those people want?

Progress! Meaning a national commitment to advance the economic, political and social circumstances of the American majority of workday families and poor people.

Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic incentives to companies

U.S. states and cities hand out tens of billions in taxpayer dollars every year to companies as economic incentives. These businesses...
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‘The old order is disappearing:’ How progressive grassroots movements are sweeping the UK &...

"It’s not just the candidates, which is exciting, but there are movements outside the Democratic Party which are competing to take over the Democratic Party."
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What’s a subpoena – and should Trump fear it?

The term “subpoena” literally means “under penalty.” Someone who receives a subpoena but doesn’t comply with it may be subject to civil or criminal penalties.

Joe Biden’s third-quarter campaign fundraising millions of dollars less than Sanders despite big-money

Former Vice President Joe Biden relies heavily on high-dollar fundraisers and big-money donations to campaign for 2020 U.S. President. This third quarter,...

How corporate media make Pete look like he’s winning

On closer examination, it turns out that that is not a bar chart, but merely the New York Times’ indication that Buttigieg is in the lead.

Trump drones on

How un-piloted aircraft has expanded the War on Terror.

Victory! Zambia Bans Child Marriage

It is now illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to be married in Zambia.