Thursday, August 6, 2020

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 Lee has offered this amendment several times over the years and has long championed the need to repeal the outdated and overly broad authorization and force a debate and a vote on current wars.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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How Mitch McConnell’s republicans are destroying America

Time and again, they’ve shown that they only care about their wealthy donors and corporate backers.
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Suppressed 2020: The fight to vote

Amidst a global health crisis, the cruel weaponization of vote-by-mail restrictions has turned the constitutional right to vote into a choice between life and death.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

COVID-19 crisis highlights big meat companies’ lack of openness

Meat companies’ evasive language about what is happening to animals during the COVID-19 crisis is part of a larger pattern that suppresses open debate about the ethical costs of food production in the U.S.