Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: Ilhan Omar

Anti-racist historian: Attacks on Rep. Omar rooted in belief “America is...

"This is not about what’s in somebody’s heart, what’s in somebody’s bones, what’s in someone’s organs. This is about what’s in their words and their actions."

A necessary voice: Ilhan Omar must not be silenced

Representative Omar has only held office for two months and not only faces attacks from within her own party, but also what amounts to a campaign of incitement launched by the right.

Ilhan Omar grills Trump’s Venezuela envoy Elliott Abrams on his role...

Democratic Congressmember Ilhan Omar of Minnesota questioned Abrams about his record on Wednesday during his testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Rep. Ilhan Omar applauded for grilling Elliott Abrams over role in...

"I fail to understand why members of this committee or the American people should find any testimony that you give today to be truthful."

The strange attacks on America’s incoming Muslim congresswomen

Regardless of their religion, American progressives should be proud to have these strong voices, advocates for common sense programs like Medicare for All and a Green New Deal, in their government.

Something to celebrate: 6 women who won historic firsts

A woman was not elected to the highest office. But other women who ran on platforms of equality and progressive reform did win.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.