Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Democrats

Democrats are running out of time

Democrats have to get rid of the Senate filibuster and stop worrying about bipartisanship.

Democratic bill attempts to undo voter restrictions of past 15 years

Congress is now considering legislation to address many of these problems.

Why Kingian democratic socialism is the best path forward for the...

On the anniversary of his assassination, Martin Luther King’s full radical vision is still the best guide for how to lead America to the promised land.

Biden must get Manchin and Sinema to fall in line

Joe Biden must learn from LBJ, and wield the power of the presidency to make senators fall in line with the larger goals of the nation. Otherwise, “what the hell’s the presidency for?”

Democrats have a huge opportunity to expand their base and they’re...

It’s past time for progressive Democrats to stop focusing on the places they win votes easily, in the cities and the suburbs and to go where the Republicans win by default: rural America.

Why Trump’s takeover of the GOP is great for Biden and...

One of its two major parties is centered on a Big Lie that threatens to blow up the nation, figuratively if not literally.

Rep. Ro Khanna: Democrats should ignore the Senate Parliamentarian and pass...

“I don’t know any part of this country where someone can survive on $7.25.”

The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill with $15 minimum wage...

The bill includes a $15 minimum wage increase, an extension of unemployment insurance, survival checks, and $20 billion for a national vaccination program.

“Not ready to give up”: Democrats push senate to keep popular...

“The current minimum wage, federally, is $7.25. Now, you can’t live on that.”

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.