Thursday, November 30, 2023

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Biden order will raise minimum wage for federal contract workers to...

Economists have estimated that hiking the wage floor to $15 for federal contract workers would result in direct raises for at least 240,000 low-wage employees.

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GOP rejection of Hunter Biden’s public testimony offer sparks democratic outcry

Democratic leaders criticize House Oversight Republicans for declining Hunter Biden's offer to testify publicly, exposing the tension and political drama within the ongoing impeachment probe.

AOC condemns $20 million bribe in Michigan’s political landscape as a stark indicator of...

A political development involving U.S. Senate candidate Hill Harper and U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, has cast a stark light on what many progressive lawmakers see as the corrupting influence of money in American politics.

The veiled threat of fiscal commission as gateway to Social Security and Medicare cuts

In a controversial move, the GOP-led House Budget Committee's hearing to establish a fiscal commission raises alarms for potential cuts in Social Security and Medicare, sparking widespread criticism and concerns for the future of these essential programs.

Right-wing mayhem regorges Social Darwinism, poster child for scandalous, authoritarian bunk

History does not repeat, but in this case it emphatically rhymes. With Trumpist war cries for his New Nazism, we cannot avoid the obvious parallels.

Big Meat’s aggressive campaign at COP28 a strategic push to influence climate policy

The aim is clear: To disseminate a pro-meat message throughout the summit, countering growing environmental concerns.