Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: Maine

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Big bucks ready to flow into Maine as Susan Collins aims...

The Democratic nominee to challenge Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) in 2020 will start with millions of dollars in the bank. And the picture of...

Maine becomes first state to ban Native American mascots at public...

"Our people, communities and understanding and respect for one another are Maine's source of pride, and it is time our symbols reflect that."

Elect president by popular vote: Maine joins movement to give Electoral...

"The bill ensures that every vote, in every state, will matter in every presidential election."

Ranked-choice voting flips House seat in Maine

"A victory not just for Democratic challenger Jared Golden, but voters who demand a fair and representative process."

Power begins at home: Vote

Building power at the state level matters now more than ever.

Maine Supreme Court upholds use of ranked-choice voting, will be used...

"Today's decision by the Maine Supreme Court confirms that the Maine people are sovereign and have the final say."

For Those Who Don’t Want to Vote for the Lesser of...

Ranked-choice voting is catching on, and Maine might become the first state to help citizens vote for candidates they actually want.

Governor of Maine Says People of Color Are ‘The Enemy,’ Implies...

“Maine Governor Paul LePage (R) called people of color and people of Hispanic origin ‘the enemy’ and implied they should be shot.”

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Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.