Monday, August 10, 2020

Progressives slam oil-soaked Steny Hoyer for backing Joe Kennedy III over Green New Deal...

"House Democratic Leadership has worked for over a year to disadvantage progressive primary challengers through the DCCC Blacklist."

Oil Manipulation, Hydraulic Fracturing and the Ruthless Control of the Oil Industry

While the Standard Oil Trust fixed prices, set production quotas and ruthlessly forced out competitors, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has control of the industry. If history repeats itself, will the oil industry respond with market manipulation?

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 10, 2018

Trump rule would give $2.5 billion tax cut to big bank fat cats, Judge blocks Trump administration from deporting asylum seekers, Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion, and more.
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Noam Chomsky on Pittsburgh attack: Revival of hate is encouraged by Trump’s rhetoric

The massacre has been described as the worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.

‘Democracy for all’ constitutional amendment would “wipe clean the dark stain citizens united has...

Today, Senate Democrats introduced the Democracy for All Amendment, a proposed Constitutional amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens...

DNC fraud suit exposes anti-democratic views in Democratic Party

The suit has already clarified and underscored a crucial reality.

Speak loudly and carry a limp twig

Trump once promised a Teddy Roosevelt-style populist agenda. There's nothing left of it.

America First Policies, the nonprofit run by Trump strategists, spends millions from secret donors...

The social welfare group has spent millions of dollars to promote President Trump’s SCOTUS nominees and his proposals to roll back immigration, taxes, and healthcare.

Trump announces plans to pull out of Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty

“We will move forward with developing our own military response options and will work with NATO and our other allies and partners to deny Russia any military advantage from its unlawful conduct.”

Call it ‘unileaderism:’ Trump’s foreign policy of one

From the G-7 dustup to the flashy photo shoot with Kim Jong-Un, U.S. foreign policy is now determined solely by the president's pettiest personal preferences.