Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: Congress

House Dems target big oil for ‘weaponizing’ law against protesters to...

"While federal legislation might not put an end to all SLAPPs, it would be a significant step towards becoming a nation of justice where our fundamental right to speak truth to power is protected."

In fiery floor speech, Sanders condemns Manchin’s ‘dirty side deal’

Sanders said that the deal presents a "fundamental choice" between prioritizing the "short-term profits" of the fossil fuel industry and securing a livable planet for future generations.

‘What the hell is wrong with them’: GOP senators kill $35...

'Republicans told millions of Americans who use insulin to go to hell.'

Sanders warns Congress is working ‘behind closed doors’ on $50 billion...

"If you can believe it," said the Vermont senator, "this legislation may also provide a $10 billion bailout to Jeff Bezos, the second-wealthiest person in America."

How Joe Biden can help workers without Congress

Taken together, these three executive orders will improve the lives of millions of Americans. 

The real reason Congress gets nothing done

So don’t believe the media narrative that Congress is trapped in hopeless gridlock and both sides are to blame.

Progressives can’t depend on the Congressional Progressive Caucus

We can’t depend on the Congressional Progressive Caucus to provide the kind of leadership we need. It must come from the grassroots.

Rep. Jamaal Brown introduces legislation that will propose income tax reform...

The introduced tax code for the nearly 700 billionaires would raise $1 trillion over ten years, according to a press release.

Progressives hand Biden list of 55 executive actions because ‘working people...

"Taken together, these actions will have an immediate and meaningful impact on people's lives," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Why getting Congress to fund help for US children in poverty...

The Build Back Better bill, the centerpiece of the Biden administration’s domestic policy, cleared the House of Representatives by a slender margin...

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.