Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: democratic socialists

Chicago elects mayor with new progressive vision for city

"Chicago elected a new mayor out of a desire for bold and progressive ideas, and a commitment to building a more fair, just, and equitable city."

In defense of being maladjusted

“I never intend to adjust myself to the evils of segregation and the crippling effects of discrimination. I never intend to adjust...

These 14 Democrats are at core of what Bernie Sanders calls...

"The political establishment notwithstanding, the future belongs to progressives."

Not a blue wave, but perhaps a foreshock of the big...

We’ve got an interesting next two years ahead of us.

8 thinkers on the left explain what the midterm results mean...

“From now on there should be no excuse: anticipating such inevitabilities has to be made an active part of Democratic strategizing.”

US progressives need a foreign policy

Most of these candidates have missed the opportunity to really critique their country’s costly failures on the world stage.

Will the Democrats catch a “blue wave?”

It looks like a significant Democratic victory in November – often referred to by commentators as a “blue wave” – is likely. But will they become more committed to challenging the Trump agenda?

Why the Democratic Socialists of America won’t stop growing

The inside story of DSA’s dramatic ascent.

Despite El-Sayed’s loss, the left scored some huge wins – and showed...

From Kansas to Michigan to Missouri, voters proved that left politics can win in the Midwest. Get ready for the coming wave.

Socialism on the rise as Americans seek out bold, humane alternatives...

"Socialism is no longer a dirty word in the U.S."

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Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.