Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: Democratic party

Why the U.S. must bolster retraining for workers harmed by unfair...

Relative to the size of its economy, the United States spends far less on worker training programs than many other industrial countries.

Yes, home care is infrastructure—don’t let them play word games with...

Infrastructure, like charity, begins at home.

So much for ‘the squad’—much-hyped new U.S. progressive bloc has caved...

People who want structural change in the U.S. will have to develop new channels and networks to overcome the established power system.

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going...

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

How Biden’s agenda is shaped by the corporate class

A national government that represents corporations and routinely lies to its voters needs Silicon Valley and the corporate press to maintain a stranglehold over the dissemination of information.

The American Rescue Plan is for real

“People are hurting enough already. They don’t need more worries about the future.”

Neera Tanden and Antony Blinken personify the ‘moderate’ rot at the...

Wishful thinking aside, on vital issue after vital issue, it’s foreseeable that Biden will not do the right thing unless movements can organize effectively enough to make them do it.

The scary truth is many senate Dems share the same corporate...

She’s exactly the kind of judge corporate donors support.

The two parties have failed us, but the people can succeed

We have the ability to make this country ungovernable and if we use that power, we can make demands that cannot be ignored.

Unlike Republicans, Democrats can govern. But can they fight?

The big question hovering over the election is whether Democrats can summon enough fight to win against the predictable barrage.

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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.