Saturday, January 28, 2023

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 Lee has offered this amendment several times over the years and has long championed the need to repeal the outdated and overly broad authorization and force a debate and a vote on current wars.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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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.