Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: debt ceiling

GOP’s ‘fiscal vandalism and political sabotage’ prompts second-ever US credit downgrade

"The debt ceiling was a bad idea when it was first put in place, and it has become the worst idea as the Republicans have figured out how to weaponize it."

‘On what planet is that fiscally responsible?’ GOP spending cuts would...

"Even by the low standards of Congress in 2023, it's shocking how quickly House Republicans ripped up their end of the bargain that steered the country clear of default last month."

The debt ceiling debacle is NOT a ‘partisan standoff’

Did Republicans alone manufactured this looming disaster?

How to stop Republicans from tanking the economy over the debt...

If Republicans are going to play this game, Mr. President, you need to play hard ball.

Sanders calls on Biden to fight for working people as GOP...

"We have already too much inequality in America," said Sanders. "Let's not make it worse."

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Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.