Thursday, October 22, 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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Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."