Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: Alexander van der Bellen

72-Year-Old Fringe Left Candidate Wins Presidency in Austrian Run-Off Election —...

Austrians just elected a crusty 72-year-old leftist as their country's president in a surprise result that saw both their major mainstream party's candidates crushed. Could a crusty 74-year-old leftist named Bernie Sanders pull off the same feat here in the US, running as a Green candidate if Hillary Clinton gets the Democratic nomination?

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.