Tag: Democratic party
The speech that Biden should give: ‘I’ve changed my mind’
Will an announcement that President Biden will not seek or accept the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in 2024 be made?
The game-changing promise of an OTC birth control pill
The U.S. appears likely to legalize over-the-counter contraception—a critical step in increasing women’s bodily autonomy and economic independence.
A new Republican assault on children: Overturning labor laws
It seems unimaginable that we are backsliding into the era of exploiting child labor. But that’s precisely what the GOP appears to be doing.
The real reason Disney is defying DeSantis
A corporation does not have morals—it has a bottom line. Disney’s lawsuit against Florida is more about being able to reap profits while underpaying workers than it is about protecting LGBTQ communities.
Michigan opens the door to restoring union power
For the first time in nearly 60 years, a state is poised to reverse its “right to work” law and begin to undo the damage of a corporate-driven anti-union trend.
What Kevin Alexander Gray taught me
The late civil rights activist and author didn’t let elected officials off the hook, no matter how liberal. He understood the importance of intersectionality and what it takes to achieve progressive change.
Why student debt cancellation is reasonable, not radical
The right has narrowed the parameters of discussion on student debt forgiveness, and President Biden is not fighting back aggressively enough. We should, in fact, center the idea of fairness in this debate.
How GOP lawmakers are putting teen workers in harm’s way
“Why would you want to weaken the law when you can see companies already taking advantage?”
Arizona Sen. Krysten Sinema leaves Democratic party
Sinema intends to continue to caucus with Democrats and keep her committee assignments.
Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic...
“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”