Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Tag: Democrats

Democrats propose $300 billion investment to treat housing as human right

"The crisis of housing instability is one that can be fixed by investing in housing infrastructure and supportive services for vulnerable communities."

What red state vs. blue state looks like to an ant

Signs of decline and decay are all around us, behind the glitter and the glitz. 

Democrats implore Biden to reject ‘callous and inhumane’ migrant family detention

"Putting children and their parents behind barbed wire to deter them from seeking safety should shock the conscience of every American who believes in fairness, safety, and basic human dignity for all people."

Showdown in Nevada as Democratic establishment targets party chair

It’s a classic battle between top-down corporate money and bottom-up progressive activism.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden 2024 decision pits the party’s elites against most Democrats

Biden’s decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Advocates say ‘hell no’ as Manchin pitches Social Security deal with...

"Manchin is providing cover for Republican attacks on Social Security and Medicare."

Unified by national leaders and results-driven storylines, Democrats show up the...

Dems make the future palatable,/ The right twists it intolerable.

Arizona Sen. Krysten Sinema leaves Democratic party

Sinema intends to continue to caucus with Democrats and keep her committee assignments.

House passes bill to protect same-sex, interracial marriages

The "landmark legislation" will go to President Biden, which he is expected to sign into law.

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Elected Democrats are conformist enablers of Biden for 2024

Alarm bells among pro-Biden pundits have finally begun to break the political sound barrier. So why is it quiet on Capitol Hill on the Democratic front?

Missouri set to execute Marcellus Williams despite DNA evidence proving innocence—again

Unless we reform this corrupt system, racist politicians will be rewarded with higher political offices–for–”frying a black man.” 

How ideology can help (or hurt) movements trying to build power

Political educator Harmony Goldberg discusses whether the ideological traditions of the left are helpful for practical organizing.

Research expedition discovers extensive emissions of methane from bottom of Baltic Sea

The research project aimed "to expand knowledge about methane and its sources and sinks in the oxygen-free environments in the deeper parts of the Baltic Sea."

Sunrise Movement launches Green New Deal for Schools campaigns in high schools across US

The campaigns are asking that school districts face the climate crisis, listen to students' needs and deliver on the campaign's promises to address climate change.