Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Brock Turner

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 9, 2018

The first ever Muslim Congresswoman, Zinke blames wildfires on environmentalists, Trump wants to open California's public lands to fracking, and more.

A Tale Of Two Injustices: ‘lynching’ And Sexual Assault In California

Brock Turner, despite his multiple felony convictions for sexual assault, will likely get credit for good behavior and serve about 3 months.

Friend Of Stanford Rapist Blamed Victim, Urged Judge Not To Be...

“I don’t think it’s fair to base the fate of the next ten years of this life on the decision of a girl who doesn’t remember anything but the amount she drank to press charges.”

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Why Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg are so adamant about the imperative of defeating...

The potential for democracy in the United States will largely hinge on whether Trump gains re-election.
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The stock market is not the economy

The next time you hear someone say the stock market is a reflection of the economy, tell them that’s rubbish! The real economy is jobs and wages.

Right wing populism: The politics of imagined enemies and personal grievance

A key part of this politics of personal complaint has been the dismissal, especially by the current occupant of the White House, of news outlets that criticize him or point out his lies as ‘fake news’.

Why I’m voting Green in 2020

We need to vote for candidates who represent and are part of the popular movements so we advance the causes of economic, racial and environmental justice.

To end this madness: Vote, and vote as if your very survival depended on...

In the past when American faced monumental problems it had leaders and citizens who stood up and responded in various ways to help the country overcome them.