Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: Mike Pence

5 facts about Mike Pence’s close ties to the Koch Brothers...

The Vice President’s influence over the federal government and his fealty to the Koch agenda is breathtaking.

Over 100 Notre Dame students walk out of Mike Pence’s commencement...

President Trump was going to be asked to give the speech, but thousands of students signed a petition demanding the university not invite him.

The impeachment trap: Be careful what you wish for

Trump is odious, but impeachment is dangerous – both for the Democrats and the progressive movement.

The right-wing machine behind the curtain

If there is much to rage against in the Right’s agenda, there is also a perverse element of hope for progressives.

The long road to impeach Trump just got shorter

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) has just put a big toe in the impeachment water.

A likely way that Trump would be forced out of office

All that’s needed in order to trigger this nightmare would be Pence plus half of Trump’s Cabinet.

Mike Pence sees a ‘real opportunity’ to gut health care for...

Trump’s White House will likely go along with efforts to block grant Medicaid.

Don’t be distracted by the Trump circus

As soon as Trump tweeted about “Hamilton,” interest in his other scandals tanked.

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."