Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: conservatives

Both conservatives and liberals can agree on action on climate change

We tend to assume that democracies, over the long arc of history, work towards progress and justice. But with an issue like...

Conservatives grasp at straws after CBO minimum wage analysis shows clear...

Corporate interests invented cost-benefit analysis as a way to delay progressive policy through studies and weigh it down by equalizing, for example,...

The 4 biggest conservative lies about inequality

Don’t listen to the right-wing lies about inequality. Know the truth, and act on it.

Koch brothers float possibility of backing congressional Democrats in 2020 primaries

Over the last two decades, the Koch network’s major groups – AFP and Freedom Partners – have cumulatively spent about $120 million in independent expenditures supporting Republican candidates or opposing Democratic candidates.

Ayatollah Trump: The global rise of the Christian right

Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.

Beyond the Green New Deal: Eco-socialism and decolonization

As the threat of climate change increasingly becomes the deadly reality, we cannot afford to leave survival to the right-wing or racist survivalists.

The right-wing attack on Medicare for All

The campaign of lies continues.

US tax policy can turn on a dime. Has Ocasio-Cortez just...

Progressives cheered. Conservative heads simply “exploded.”

2017 financials of the Koch’s dark money network

The Koch network may be changing its face and money flow, but it appears to be still just as powerful as ever.

Why is the radical right still winning?

What that Protestant Reformation can teach us about the durability of far-right movements – and the order they seek to replace.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.
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Deputy under investigation after tackling teenage quadruple amputee on video

“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”