Friday, August 17, 2018

Tag: Democrats

‘I’m bringing my bullhorn to Congress:’ Rashida Tlaib poised to become...

Tlaib is a Democratic Socialist who supports the Palestinian right of return and a one-state solution, Medicare for all, a $15 minimum wage and abolishing ICE.

Union ironworker wins democratic primary in Wisconsin to possibly replace Paul...

While democrats believe they can win Ryan's seat, Bryce will be up against Republican Bryan Steil, an attorney and business executive who was endorsed by Ryan.

Progressives win big in Wisconsin primary

So yes, the blue wave continues to rise. But more importantly, we’re taking back our state for progressive values – vote by vote, and seat by seat.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Monsanto found guilty, widespread sexual abuse by priests in Pennsylvania, who Democrats are listening to, and more.

What’s at stake when we vote this year

Now, we have a choice: we can continue to talk at each other, or we can invest in one another, and do the deep listening that is required to win real improvements in people’s lives.

DNC takes donations from fossil fuel industry contrary to original resolution...

This is “an absolute failure by the DNC.”

10 steps to finding common ground

It’s to get us thinking about what’s really happening to America. It’s exposing the abuses of power all around us.

Measures of heat in Tuesday’s primaries

We are three months out. Democrats better hope the insurgency continues to build.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Baltimore set to become first major American city to outlaw water privatization, House Democrats fight back against Big Pharma, Republicans want to give Trump the power to shut down media, and more.

Senate Democrats, with few exceptions, are a gang of warmongers

Where’s the 'democratic socialist' challenge to militarism?

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

How a small town in Iowa freed local workers from ICE detention

It was the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the state since 2008.

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

The albatross wrapped around America’s neck

It is truly time for change in America but how can we make this happen?

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.

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