Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: conservatives

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.

Mainstream media are trying to spin Nikki Haley as a moderate

During her tenure at the U.N., she advocated and defended extremist policies.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.