Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: 2020 election

‘We will overcome their greed’: Bernie Sanders releases anti-endorsement list

"I am proud to announce the modern-day oligarchs who oppose our movement."

May the best presidential performer win!

No one else across the debates delivered Kamala Harris' smarts, tactical finesse or dramatic impact — an up-spirited, engaging candidate to match the petty, endless, tiresome perfidy of Trump.

Fighting words for a New Gilded Age – Democratic candidates are...

Candidate after candidate argued that the problems of the New Gilded Age will only get worse unless the nation restrains corruption and gives Americans a new square deal.

The debates were a mess—but big progressive ideas were on stage

A clear and shared vision among Democrats is the only way to compete against “Make America Great Again.”

New bill will get the labor market running on all cylinders

As 2020 presidential candidates start offering their economic messages, we’ve seen many of them get behind the idea of a job guarantee.

Over two nights, Democrats start building the wall against Trump

Who will rid us of this turbulent fake?

Koch brothers float possibility of backing congressional Democrats in 2020 primaries

Over the last two decades, the Koch network’s major groups – AFP and Freedom Partners – have cumulatively spent about $120 million in independent expenditures supporting Republican candidates or opposing Democratic candidates.

Why Joe Biden was afraid to face California’s Democratic Party

While dodging an overt clash for now, Biden is on a collision course with grassroots Democrats across the country who are learning more about his actual record and don’t like it.

In search of a Green New Foreign Policy

To save ourselves and reduce the United States’ harmful global footprint, we need new thinking, new institutions, and a fundamental reordering of priorities.

Sanders at top of Greenpeace bold climate action scorecard; Biden at...

"Show us you have the mettle to take on the oil executives standing in the way of progress towards the green, prosperous future our country deserves.”

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Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental leadership’ speech didn’t...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”