Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: GOP

In blow to GOP narrative, Missouri cut to jobless benefits not...

“It’s almost as if the pandemic unemployment benefits weren’t the issue.”

‘$2 trillion was already the compromise’: Progressive revolt brews over Biden’s...

“The president can’t expect us to vote for an infrastructure deal dictated by the Republican Party,” said Rep. Jamaal Bowman.

Sanders warns Dems could lose Congress if they get mired in...

“The Democrats in Congress must move forward boldly, protecting the working families of our country and restoring faith in government. Yes, the future of the country is at stake.”

The GOP ​climate push that mostly leaves out climate

House Republicans introduced a new climate agenda that promotes fossil fuels and speculative technologies, while leaving out real emissions reduction targets.

The basic deal between corporate America and the GOP is alive...

The basic deal between American corporations and American politicians has been a terrible deal for America.

More suicidal GOP gaffes as McConnell scolds corporations: Forget fair elections...

What if refusing to challenge the most onerous election obstacles hurts corporate bottom lines, the ultimate wickedness?

How the NRA’s radical anti-gun-control ideology became GOP dogma & still...

“The NRA’s ideology is something that they’ve convinced the overwhelming majority of elected officials in the GOP, especially on the national level, to believe.”

‘Hijacking of democracy in plain sight’: Georgia GOP transforms 2-page bill...

“Surprising advocates, legislators, and voters with a nearly 100-page bill is undemocratic and unacceptable.”

‘Total hypocrisy!’ Sanders rips GOP for pushing estate tax repeal while...

“While Senate Republicans told us we cannot afford to provide $1,400 direct payments to the working class, they had no problem introducing a bill this week to repeal the estate tax.”

119 Democrats join with GOP to block restoration of voting rights...

Rep. Cori Bush, the amendment’s author, noted that “97 Democrats stood up for our community members who are incarcerated” and vowed to “keep up this fight.”

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Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

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‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Young climate activists have far more power than they realize

This story is part of The Conversation’s coverage on COP26, the Glasgow climate conference, by experts from around the world.