Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: Democrats

Democrats need to be pressured on climate, too

"We are already facing the consequences of the climate crisis."

This is a climate emergency. We need more than half-measures from...

How to get the Democrats’ climate policy from “better than the Republicans” to “sufficient to save the planet.”

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.

The democratic platform heads in right direction on criminal justice, but...

The Democratic platform fails in some respects to meet the demands of the moment and misses the opportunity to provide a home for the millions of Americans looking for transformational change of a criminal legal system rooted in white supremacy and racism.

NYT urges Biden to shun his party’s ‘left-leaning brand’

Election season is finally heating up again—which means it’s time for corporate media to get back to flogging their “move to the center” horse when covering Democrats.

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.

‘We must act now’: 180 House Democrats urge Pelosi to save...

"With more support and resources for clean energy, we can save thousands of good American jobs, create new ones, and ensure that we don't go backward in our fight against the climate crisis, but we must act now."

Progressives slam oil-soaked Steny Hoyer for backing Joe Kennedy III over...

"House Democratic Leadership has worked for over a year to disadvantage progressive primary challengers through the DCCC Blacklist."

House Democrats demand Trump State Department turn over ‘secret plan’ to...

"Social Security is here for Americans for times exactly like the ones we face today. It is time we strengthen it. This attempt is ludicrous."

‘No excuse for this’: House Dems unveil 1,815-page bill that would...

"Democratic leadership has had plenty of input from progressive thinkers over the past couple of months. They just care more about the input from corporate lobbyists."

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The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.