Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: GOP

The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

The GOP’s sinister new nationalism

The worst thing you could be in the Soviet Union in the late 1940s was a “rootless cosmopolitan.” The epithet sometimes came...

Dems cave on the border

Why were Dems in the Senate and Dem centrists in the House so willing to accommodate Trump on an issue that is exploding into public consciousness?

Joining wave of GOP anti-choice attacks, Louisiana’s Democratic governor signs abortion...

"Women are the base of the Democratic Party, and if you're not fighting alongside us, you don't deserve to represent the American people."

Alabama passes near total ban on abortion as part of ‘Stealth...

Architects behind the legislation want to use it to challenge Roe v. Wade, which recognizes the constitutional right to an abortion.

‘Are you serious?’ John Kerry interrupts GOP climate denial logic in...

Meanwhile, the Republicans on the committee indicated they intend to do nothing but continue a long history of delay and denial on climate change.

Legislative low-lights: Abortion restrictions sweep through GOP-held legislatures

Here is a look at the anti-choice and anti-LGBTQ legislation as it works its way through state legislatures.

New bill aims to reverse the GOP’s giveaway of ANWR lands...

“This bill calls a halt to the Administration’s headlong rush to sell off this special wilderness to corporate polluters."

‘Same BS from big cable funded politicians:’ Alarm bells over ‘deceptive’...

"All three of the lawmakers behind these bills essentially rubber stamped [FCC Chairman] Ajit Pai's repeal of net neutrality; that should tell you everything you need to know about their true intentions."

‘Greed has no limit for GOP:’ McConnell estate tax repeal would...

"At a time of record inequality, the very last thing we should do is line the pockets of the rich."

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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."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...