Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: Biden

First House Democrat calls on Biden to step aside, citing risk...

Rep. Lloyd Doggett urges President Biden to withdraw from 2024 race to prevent an authoritarian Trump presidency.

Biden administration’s unprecedented arms sales to Israel raise ethical questions

Over 100 arms deals approved in just five months, fueling Israel's military operations in Gaza, spark international debate on U.S. complicity.

Shockwave through the Democratic Party: Minnesota’s ‘uncommitted’ vote challenges Biden’s Middle...

Does this groundswell of dissent, stemming from a coalition of progressives and younger voters, highlighting deep fractures within the Democratic base over the administration's approach to the Israel-Gaza conflict?

The game-changing promise of an OTC birth control pill

The U.S. appears likely to legalize over-the-counter contraception—a critical step in increasing women’s bodily autonomy and economic independence.

How leaders in the Department of Labor are fighting for workers’...

“We have an opportunity right now to buy American and build America like never before.”

Why student debt cancellation is reasonable, not radical

The right has narrowed the parameters of discussion on student debt forgiveness, and President Biden is not fighting back aggressively enough. We should, in fact, center the idea of fairness in this debate.

Asking the oppressed to be nonviolent is an impossible standard that...

"Only after the threat of black violence emerged did civil rights legislation move to the forefront of the national agenda."

A realistic ‘energy transition’ is to get better at using less...

Being an early adopter of solar technology has given me personal insight into some of the practical limitations and difficulties of the energy transition.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic...

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Democrats didn’t win—they simply held the line 

Yes, it was a relief that increasingly fascist Republicans didn’t sweep the midterms. But our democratic standards cannot fall so low as to accept a split Congress.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.