Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: #bluewave

Midterm America

Welcome to the struggle for the country’s soul. We haven’t seen anything yet.

Not a blue wave, but perhaps a foreshock of the big...

We’ve got an interesting next two years ahead of us.

Record number of women win in the House

In total, 117 women were elected during the 2018 midterm elections – 96 elected to the House, 12 to the Senate and 9 as governor – shattering records and increasing the number of women in power.

Blue wave of money propels 2018 election to record-breaking $5.2 billion...

The high levels of partial disclosure suggest that dark money is not disappearing.

Will the Democrats catch a “blue wave?”

It looks like a significant Democratic victory in November – often referred to by commentators as a “blue wave” – is likely. But will they become more committed to challenging the Trump agenda?

It’s time for progressives to raise their game

The progressive populist insurgency in the Democratic Party has tasted frequent victories this primary season: for our struggle has only begun.

‘I’m bringing my bullhorn to Congress:’ Rashida Tlaib poised to become...

Tlaib is a Democratic Socialist who supports the Palestinian right of return and a one-state solution, Medicare for all, a $15 minimum wage and abolishing ICE.

Union ironworker wins democratic primary in Wisconsin to possibly replace Paul...

While democrats believe they can win Ryan's seat, Bryce will be up against Republican Bryan Steil, an attorney and business executive who was endorsed by Ryan.

Progressives win big in Wisconsin primary

So yes, the blue wave continues to rise. But more importantly, we’re taking back our state for progressive values – vote by vote, and seat by seat.

Measures of heat in Tuesday’s primaries

We are three months out. Democrats better hope the insurgency continues to build.

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Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Sixth mass extinction of wildlife accelerating quicker than expected

“Extinction breeds extinctions.”

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”