Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: Bill Clinton

All American presidents have lied – the question is why and...

If presidents must sometimes lie to defend important political values, then, it seems as though the good president must be both able to lie and able to lie well.

Climate crisis made worse by presidential mis-leadership throughout this century

This dereliction of consistent misleadership has put the planet on a dangerous path of climate crisis.

Demand an end to the taxation of Social Security benefits

And no fix they come up with should come out of the pockets of workers or retirees.

Corporate Clintonism triggered Trumpery, still corrodes democratic leverage

Have entrenched Democratic leadership truly understood they don’t need grasping, billionaire PAC money – or that Clintonesque stench still pollutes the party brand?

Pete Peterson’s ghost

Peterson did great harm to people who were far more vulnerable than he was. And, unfortunately, his work lives on.

Why Trump must think twice before he pardons Flynn

By now it must be obvious even to Trump that a pardon for Flynn – or any Mueller defendant or target – would put the final touch on an obstruction of justice brief against him.

All 5 living former U.S. Presidents come together for Harvey relief...

“As former presidents, we wanted to help our fellow Americans begin to recover.”

Meet the activists still fighting the anti-woman legacy of Bill Clinton’s...

Why welfare activists are throwing their weight behind the RISE Out of Poverty Act.

Against reason: The ‘war on drugs’ continues, will Trump make it...

While activists have won some important battles in putting an end to the costly debacle of the drug war, the fight will continue.

The problem isn’t Trump, it’s bigger

While we resist, we also need to promote a positive agenda of what we want to see.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.