Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: DNC

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 13, 2018

Justice Department reopens the Emmett Tiller investigation, Trump's global chaos tour, Ireland passes bill to fully divest from fossil fuel by end of 2018, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, June 29, 2018

#WomensMarch marches against Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, Nestlé continues to take California water, the Koch brothers plan for the next Supreme Court justice, and more.

Why the DNC is fighting WikiLeaks and not Wall Street

With eyes on the prizes from corporate largesse, DNC officials don’t see downsides to whacking at WikiLeaks and undermining press freedom in the process.

Pushing for real change in the Democratic Party

Will the Democratic Party open itself up to the new grassroots energy and activism that is rising in American politics?

DNC chair Tom Perez, the Democratic Party’s grim metaphor

Sometimes a party’s leader seems to symbolize an enduring malaise.

Donna Brazile, the DNC, and democratizing the Democrats

Democrats have no time to lose. The world is teetering on the edge of disaster, and so is their party.

Why are you a Democrat?

I want to hear what you think it means to be a progressive and a Democrat. Let’s engage in some Citizen Research and see what emerges.

In its defense against fraud suit from Bernie supporters, the DNC...

If the party wants to favor a candidate, that’s its own business, argues DNC lawyer.

Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in the country

Now is the time to take the momentum for Sanders’ campaign to push for these visionary politics.

Donna Brazile: Passing debate questions to Clinton campaign was “a mistake...

After months of denial, Brazile has finally admitted to what we all knew from last October's hacked emails.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.