Sunday, July 14, 2024

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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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.