Friday, March 22, 2019

Tag: elections

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.

Anti-Empire Report #156: Shakespeare said it best

The Russian-interference indictment is predicated, apparently, on the idea that the United States is a backward, Third-World, Banana Republic, easily manipulated.

Amid tensions, Italians set to go to the polls

The national election scheduled for March 4 could see a breakthrough moment for the country’s new right, but fear and anger are building up.

How we’re fighting to save democracy from bribery and gerrymandering, one...

In Pennsylvania, the democratic system isn’t broken. It’s dead.

Attorney linked to Trump campaign pleads guilty to lying to investigators

The same day that Mueller’s office indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies for interfering in the 2016 presidential election, Alex Van Der Zwaan was criminally charged with lying to federal investigators.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all funding for arts,...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

Judge rejects sale of public lands for fracking, halts drilling in Wyoming

"[The] agency must consider the cumulative impact of GHG [greenhouse gas] emissions generated by past, present, or reasonably foreseeable BLM lease sales in the region and nation.”

SUNY uses taxpayer dollars to torture kittens in useless experiments

The State University of New York is being sued for refusing to turn over documents about cruel animal experiments.

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