Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: conservatives

With Kennedy’s vacancy, only voting can check one-party rule

Trump will replace the last centrist on the Supreme Court. Now only voter pushback can restore balance to Congress.

Giving a pass to anti-Muslim bigotry

Islamophobia enters the government, is incorporated into the law, and becomes increasingly acceptable in America.

The caliphate of Trump

This particular cult did not come from nowhere, but from a land of growing extremity, a country that now, it seems, may be willing to preside over not just cities in ruin but a planet in ruin, too.

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The race to replace Paul Ryan says everything about party politics...

With Ryan out, Paul Nehlen, an open white supremacist, is the leading Republican, while Randy Bryce, a progressive populist, is running as a Democrat.

April Fools

It appears that everything is upside down.

Is the ‘liberal world order’ worth saving?

We live in a profoundly unequal world.

Breitbart and other right-wing outlets push claims that compare Parkland survivor...

This is just the latest in a string of attacks against the Parkland survivors, who have been maligned by conservative outlets and the National Rifle Association over their calls for stronger gun laws.

Close call in Illinois’ third district should be a wake up...

Newman’s insurgent campaign should be a wake up call to both centrist and right-leaning Democrats.

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Planet’s vital signs are reaching dangerous ‘tipping points’ amid climate crisis, scientists warn

“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Labor rights advocates’ Fight for $15 has helped millions of workers

“The success of the movement for higher wages... only reaffirms how far out of step lawmakers in Congress are from their constituents, as they continue to refuse to raise the federal minimum wage.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

What the Pegasus Project has revealed about the rise of for profit surveillance

For journalists and activists what we’ve learned about Pegasus has created new doubts about security.