Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: Kamala Harris

Biden/Harris and the progressive case against a ‘return to normal’

Come January 20th, the American left will need to be ready to fight for a seat at the table in an incoming administration that seems less and less inclined to woo them the closer he gets to taking office.

Janet Yellen and Kamala Harris keep shattering glass ceilings—but global elite...

Janet Yellen may soon become the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.

Was Kamala Harris a progressive prosecutor? A look at her time...

“Her office fought tooth and nail to uphold wrongful convictions that in some cases kept innocent people in prison.”

Kamala Harris and the legacy of black women running for president

Shirley Chisholm and other Black women have set their eyes on the Oval Office for 50 years. Now it’s within reach.

With Harris pick, Biden reaches out to young Black Americans

Harris joining up with Biden may have made the Democratic ticket more attractive to younger Black Americans, who now comprise what we define as a critical set of swing voters.

Harris and Ocasio-Cortez release climate equity bill to protect the most...

"Climate change represents not only the greatest threat to our species, but one of our greatest economic opportunities."

May the best presidential performer win!

No one else across the debates delivered Kamala Harris' smarts, tactical finesse or dramatic impact — an up-spirited, engaging candidate to match the petty, endless, tiresome perfidy of Trump.

Kamala Harris says she was a progressive prosecutor. Her record tells...

As Senator Kamala Harris rises in the early presidential polls, she is facing increasing scrutiny over her record as a prosecutor in...

Fighting words for a New Gilded Age – Democratic candidates are...

Candidate after candidate argued that the problems of the New Gilded Age will only get worse unless the nation restrains corruption and gives Americans a new square deal.

These 2020 candidates are the darlings of Wall Street. The numbers...

Even as these candidates vocally reject corporate America, their latest fundraising reports show corporate America hasn't rejected them.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.