Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tag: Jeff Merkley

Merkley Senate bill would abolish ‘undemocratic’ electoral college

"The idea of democracy is simple and obvious even to young kids on a playground—whoever gets the most votes should win."

Leaked document shows Trump administration planned to traumatize migrant children

The Trump administration intended to "traumatize children and intentionally create a humanitarian crisis at the border."

FCC refuses to investigate net neutrality comment fraud

The FCC continues to take no action to remove the fraudulent comments or to prevent them from being filed.

Check out which Senators have the best environmental records

The list is made up entirely of Democrats and no Republicans. Are you surprised?

Bernie Sanders launches clean energy bill to phase out fossil fuels...

“Donald Trump is wrong about a lot of things, but there is no area where he is more wrong than on the issue of climate change.”

Bernie Sanders Receives Two More Major Endorsements

Bernie Sanders has received a major union endorsement as well as his first endorsement from a U.S. Senator.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.