Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: Democrats

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.”

81 senators vote to override Trump veto of NDAA as GOP...

It is the first veto override of Trump's presidency.

‘Yes, exactly,’ say progressives after Pence warns democrats will ‘make rich...

“You have to be all sorts of twisted to think ‘making poor people more comfortable’ is a bad thing.”

As congressional leaders strike relief deal, AOC slams Democrats for trying...

"One major difference between GOP and Dems is that [Republicans] leverage their right flank to gain policy concessions and generate enthusiasm, while Dems lock their left flank in the basement [because] they think that will make Republicans be nicer to them."

Democrats urged to fight for bigger relief checks as lame-duck Trump...

"Trump is privately demanding $2,000 stimulus checks. McConnell is quietly fretting over Georgia. Democrats control the leverage, they should demand larger stimulus in the package being negotiated."

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.