Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Tag: Barbara Lee

Ro Khanna and Barbara Lee could defy “the madness of militarism”...

Such destructive patterns can’t be effectively challenged while deferring to hidebound party leaders.

Sanders, Lee, and Tlaib lead effort to tax huge CEO-worker pay...

The House-Senate companion bill addresses corporate America’s extreme disparities, giving firms an incentive to lift up the bottom and bring down the top of their pay scales.

Reign in the ‘recklessness of Wall Street:’ Bernie Sanders and Barbara...

"It is long past time for Congress to rein in the recklessness of Wall Street billionaires and build an economy that works for all Americans."

Congresswoman Barbara Lee passes defense amendment that would repeal 2001 endless...

Rep. Lee has offered this amendment several times over the years and has long championed the need to repeal the outdated and overly broad authorization and force a debate and a vote on current wars.

Progressives outraged as House Democrats elect ‘big money’ centrist Hakeem Jeffries...

"Our caucus today denied Barbara Lee the honor she deserved of being Chair. But the petty politics of members of Congress will never be able to deny her her place in history. She towers above those who rejected her."

When Barbara Lee doesn’t speak for me

Lee now seems to have cast aside her beliefs expressed in her historic 2001 speech.

‘Think through the implications of our actions’: An open letter to...

We must get off a partisan bandwagon when it is heading toward military catastrophe.

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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.

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

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

Connecting the dots between climate devastation and fossil fuel profits

As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies.

Wildfire smoke is reversing U.S. air pollution gains, study finds

“At the end of the day, the best type of policy is to proactively prevent these big fires in the first place.”