Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tag: Bill Clinton

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.

Trump: The Dress Rehearsal for Fascism

Our system of inverted totalitarianism has within it the seeds of an overt or classical fascism.

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Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than people realize

Drinking water should be assumed to be chemically unsafe until proven otherwise.

Government defends praising tar sands industry figures as COP26 ‘climate champions’

Five of the individuals praised at COP26 event hold senior roles at fossil fuel companies and investors, including the Royal Bank of Canada and Suncor.

Pay a living wage or ‘flip your own damn burgers’: Progressives blast right-wing narrative...

"We do not have a shortage of willing workers in this country. We have a shortage of employers who are willing to pay workers enough to live."

The real problem with Bill Gates and neoliberal optimism

The progressive left needs to confront the fact that plutocratic philanthropists like Gates care much more about preserving the systems that continue to multiply their wealth.