Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Bernie Sanders Fulfils Promise to Sandra Bland’s Mother

When Bernie Sanders encountered Sandra Bland’s mother, he made a promise to her to make sure Sandra is not forgotten and at the recent Democratic debate he stayed to true to his promise.

Should Progressives, Shot Down on Gun Control, Embrace the Dark Side?

Why not consider support for early, universal gun education (even practice) if gun defenders fully endorse 1) early, scientific education on sex, gender and procreation, even safe abortion options, and 2) early education that fleshes in what total energy usage really costs (the full "externalities" of fracking, coal, nuclear and oil, war charges included).

2017 elections bring hope for the future

It is too soon to say, but there is one year until the midterms, and many of us are waiting with bated breath.

VIDEO: Organic Farming Flourishes in Cuba, but Can It Survive Entry of US Agribusiness?

While Cuba was forced to build a largely organic farming system out of necessity when the Soviet Union collapsed, what will happen now that the country will enter the U.S. agribusiness?

TPP Is Not a Trade Fight—It’s a Fight for Democracy

The more we know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership the more we see what a raw deal it is for your democratic rights. It's time for a comprehensive movement to restore a forward-looking people's politics.
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On Asia trip, Trump met by protests calling on US to open diplomatic relations...

Professor Bruce Cumings, who just returned from Seoul, South Korea, talks about Trump and how upon his arrival he was met with protests.

Malcolm X Was Right About America

We are the nation Malcolm X knew us to be and our "refusal to face the truth about empire" has created the nightmare Malcolm predicted. Did he better understand the inner workings of the empire?

Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Assassinated

Former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov was assassinated in Moscow this weekend. Nemtsov, an economic reformer, opposed many of Putin’s decisions and ideas like so many other Russian journalists, authors, and activists recently killed.

Sanders and Fellow Senators Urge President to End Alaskan Oil Drilling

Bernie Sanders along with 11 fellow senators sent a letter to President Obama urging him to cease Shell’s oil drilling in the Arctic. Because they believe there to be "utter hypocrisy in the current policy."

Democrats’ rejection of fossil fuel money marks shift from previous presidential races

The oil and gas industry has always favored Republican candidates over their Democratic opponents. Now, Democrats are pledging to break away from...