Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: causes

Stand with Postal Workers This Thursday in a National Day of...

From Alaska to Florida, Maine to California, more than 70 public demonstrations are slated for this Thursday at post offices across the country. Join the cause and stand with postal workers for the benefit of all people.

Make the Rich Panic

There is no other way to rip the power away from corporate oligarchs and return it back to the people unless we take to the streets. It's time we terrify corporate power—it's time for a revolution.

Nobel Laureates Call on 'Militaristic' US to Renew Pledge to Protect...

Democracy Now is joined by three women Nobel Peace Prize winners, who gathered to mark the anniversary of the International Congress of Women and to discuss how to build peace in the future. Watch as they lead the way for a women’s peace movement.

Rise of the New Black Radicals

Ongoing police brutality against young black men and women in the U.S. has given birth to a new young black militant—the new black radicals. It's time we say enough is enough. "That’s the only way oppression will ever leave.”

Tariq Ali: The Time Is Right for a Palace Revolution

The devolution of the political system through corruption has led to “the death of the party system” and the emergence of what Tariq Ali, part of the royalty of the left, called “an extreme center.” “One is doomed if nothing happens in the U.S.”

Four Reasons Young Americans Should Burn Their Student Loan Papers

Protest against student loans is a good way to earn the first dividend in the proposed America Permanent Fund. Here are four reasons students should take up the fight against financial firms holding high-interest student loans.

Students Launch Historic Debt Strike, Refusing to Pay Back Predatory College...

Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges system decided not to pay back loans they took out to attend the college. They've launched the nation's first student debt strike against the crushing debt.

Tens of Thousands Join North Carolina Moral March to Protest GOP...

With thousands of protesters gathering in North Carolina over the weekend, the Mass Moral March is being called "one of the largest civil rights rallies in the South." It is held annually to fight for equality.

Remembrance of Wars Past

We are missing any sense of connection to the government. While past administrations are to blame for this, Tom Engelhardt describes why there is no massive antiwar movement in America.

“Vanguard of the Revolution”: New Film Chronicles Rise of Black Panthers...

Today we are experiencing issues of police brutality and accountability, which has historically occurred 50 years ago as well. Lets take the peaceful and dedicated movements of the past and use them to make change today.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”