Thursday, July 16, 2020

Tag: 2016 election

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 16, 2018

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for election interference, the royal family snubs Trump, 28 civilians killed by U.S.-led bombing in Syria, and more.

A few hard questions for Comey

It's time James Comey's provide answers to a few questions about the bureau's perverse role in that election.

Former Trump campaign chairman surrenders to FBI after being indicted on...

“Manafort used his hidden overseas wealth to enjoy a lavish lifestyle in the United States without paying taxes on that income.”

Top-secret NSA report details Russian hacking effort days before 2016 election

“It’s not just that [an election] has to be fair, it has to be demonstrably fair, so that the loser says, ‘Yep, I lost fair and square.’ If you can’t do that, you’re screwed.”

Waiting for the barbarians

There will be rebels. They will live in the shadows. The state will have little tolerance of them. They will be our hope.

For Those Who Don’t Want to Vote for the Lesser of...

Ranked-choice voting is catching on, and Maine might become the first state to help citizens vote for candidates they actually want.

Some Indiana Counties Closed Two-Thirds Of Their Polling Places Ahead Of...

Some problems have already popped up. Long lines and voters being turned away are just a few.

How Do You Make Change Happen? Show Up

Let's make 2016 the year of reintroducing ourselves and our expectations to policymakers.

How the Peoples Party Prevailed in 2020

What would happen if both regular citizen Republicans and Democrats were upset with the outcome of the 2016 election?

Back to the Future

Five questions that weren't asked during the 2012 presidential debates and are unlikely to be asked in 2016.

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ERIC Crow, Jim Crow’s liberal twin

I don’t for a minute believe that the Pew Trust is out to wipe away African-American voting rights; just the opposite, they are the quintessential do-gooders. They just don’t do any good.
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Corporate hypocrisy on racism

Far from being the solution to systemic racism in America, these billionaires and their corporations are actively perpetuating it.
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As COVID-19 cases spike, epidemiologist warns ‘the road to an uncertain vaccine is paved...

We speak with Dr. Ali Khan, epidemiologist and the dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, about the Trump administration’s handling of the crisis and his hopes for a vaccine.

US corporations a driving force behind ‘unprecedented wave’ of global land privatization: Report

The U.S. in particular, the report says, is a "key player in an unfettered offensive to privatize land around the world."
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Noam Chomsky on Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response, WHO, China, Gaza and global capitalism

"This is the most crucial election in human history, literally. Another four years of Trump, and we’re in deep trouble."