Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: Democratic party

How Joe Manchin betrayed America’s working families

Ed Barnette long ago realized that affordable child care and paid sick leave, among other resources, would be essential to helping West...

Forget Manchin. Sanders says entire Democratic party must show ‘guts’ against...

The focus of the party, says the Vermont senator, must be “to restore faith with the American people that they actually stand for something.”

To find out if ExxonMobil really supports a carbon tax, just...

Despite claiming to endorse a carbon tax, ExxonMobil has funneled millions of dollars to lawmakers who oppose the idea.

How celebrities are reconnecting with their hometowns to boost progressive local...

Since its founding in 2017, the Hometown Project has helped more than 125 down-ballot candidates stand out.

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.”

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.