Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tag: elections

As epic losses mount, Trump’s one ‘win’ spurs the ultimate boomerang

The good news/bad news is that Trump is no better at criminality (or hiding secrets or deflecting retribution) than he is at being a mock, TV-celebrity president.

Citizenship through the eyes of those who have lost the right...

At least 6 million U.S. citizens cannot vote in the United States because they have been convicted of a felony.

Who’s buying our elections? Inside the shadowy world of ‘Dark Money’

Salon talks to director Kimberly Reed about her new documentary.

After an ‘educator spring,’ teachers storm elections

“Angry educators are flooding down-ballot races.”

Mexico’s election was a victory for democracy itself

The hunger for change manifested at the polls provides a vital impetus for the government as it begins to overcome Mexico’s vested interests and democratic deficits.

‘Progressive’ Democrats need to reconnect with the American people; regain their...

Progressive Democrats must make the restoration of this government to one “Of the people, by the people and for the people” their main objective.

New polls show anti-Trump isn’t enough to beat GOP

The latest numbers tell us a lot about the limits of denouncing Donald Trump without offering much more than a return to the old status quo.

Tip was right

Will voters awaken in California’s 49th? Will there be a wave of Democrats to replace the corrosively corrupt Republicans in a Congress stuck on stupid?

Three elements coalescing to send Trump and Republicans into a crushing...

It’s time for America to, once again, become the government of, by and for the people.

Close call in Illinois’ third district should be a wake up...

Newman’s insurgent campaign should be a wake up call to both centrist and right-leaning Democrats.

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Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Are terrorist watch lists expanding under Trump?

My wife, Joyce, and I recently traveled to Vienna for a week, where she had been invited to perform on Austrian state...