Monday, August 10, 2020

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Chicago elects mayor with new progressive vision for city

"Chicago elected a new mayor out of a desire for bold and progressive ideas, and a commitment to building a more fair, just, and equitable city."

Mayor 1% Rahm Emanuel will not be missed in Chicago

Emanuel will be remembered for his arrogance, impatience and disregard for regular Chicagoans.

Nashville mayor resigns after pleading guilty to theft

On Tuesday, Megan Barry and Robert Forrest pleaded guilty to felony theft and were both sentenced to three years of probation.

Bernie Sanders’ son and step-daughter branch into politics

It's a family affair – Levi Sanders announced his bid for Congress in New Hampshire's 1st District, while Carina Driscoll is running for Mayor of Burlington, Vermont.

Sadiq Khan Overcomes Nasty Attacks From Conservatives, Becomes London’s First Muslim...

The Labour Party’s Sadiq Khan has just become London’s first Muslim mayor.

Video Reveals Federal Agents Arresting Venezuelan Mayor for Conspiracy

Mayor Ledezma of Caracas in Venezuela was recently arrested and is being accused of conspiring to overthrow the Venezuelan government. The Venezuelan President has faced severe economic turmoil and social unrest and he seems to be targeting military and political opponents without proof of evidence.

Chicago for Sale

Chicago has yet to learn that their people and their public services are not products to be bought and sold. Can voters change the direction the state is going come February 24 when they will elect a new mayor?

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.