Monday, September 26, 2022

Tag: 2016

A Message Of Hope For The New Year

The good news is we are growing, winning progress and getting stronger. If we continue our progress, 2016 will begin the era where the mass social movement cannot be ignored.

National Liberal Groups to Push ‘Record’ Number of 2016 Ballot Measures

This year, national liberal groups are pushing ballot measures to tackle issues, such as gun control, marijuana legalization and increasing the minimum wage, that prove popular in polls but that politicians have generally avoided.

The Economy in 2016: On the Edge of Recession

Congress is still in the thralls of austerity economics. Chances are, therefore, the next president will inherit an economy teetering on the edge of recession.

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Cognitively-Deprived Conservatives

Many conservatives shy away from the facts, but a willingness to consider them would be a good way to start 2016.

What Saves America from the Blight of Trumpery?

Sometimes in the melodrama of ongoing history names tell the story. Both "trump" and "trumpery" fit to such a tee one wonders about the sense of humor cultivated by providence, fate or invisible deities.

The Venality of the 2016 Presidential Election

The 2016 presidential race should be referred to as the Money Primary—controlled not by voters, but by super-wealthy donors. And the results are already in!

The Defining Moment, and Hillary Rodham Clinton

At a time when average working people need a president who will fight for them, the question is whether Hillary Clinton is willing to be bold and to fight. This is a defining moment for Democrats, America and Clinton, herself.

Republican Scott Walker Pitches a Possible Syria War to Make Us...

Scott Walker, the GOP hopeful, is using the idea of a ground war in Syria as an attractive campaign promise. But what does he think Americans will gain from a Syria war launched by the leader of Wisconsin?

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Nothing good or bad – but treason makes it so 

How can there be hocus pocus/ When all I did was mental focus?

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

"Interest rate hikes... will not address any of the underlying causes of our supply shortages and do nothing to address profiteering."

The most dangerous decade: 2018-2028

Without great restraint, diplomacy, wisdom and compromises, we will be sleepwalking into a nuclear disaster in the next decade.

‘Catastrophic’: Arizona judge allows 1864 abortion ban to go into effect

"No archaic law should dictate our reproductive freedom," said one rights advocate.