Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: Mitch McConnell

Bernie calls McConnell “afraid” for refusing to take up $15 minimum...

"A $15 minimum wage would raise wages for 39 million people and lift millions of Americans out of poverty. Why is McConnell afraid to let us vote on it?”

Democrats bring net neutrality to Senate floor, McConnell ignores their will

"With voters from across the political spectrum overwhelmingly united in support of an open internet, it's only a matter of time before net neutrality is restored."

Bernie urges McConnell to bring $15 minimum wage bill to Senate...

“Workers in America have seen 40 years of wage stagnation.”

How McConnell is killing the Senate

He is the epitome of unprincipled power. History will not treat him kindly.

‘Wouldn’t have happened without our movement:’ Climate leaders celebrate as McConnell...

"This wouldn't have happened if it weren't for the young Kentuckians who took an enormous risk to confront #OilMoneyMitch both in Kentucky and DC. When the youth lead, we win."

Youth climate activists demanding Green New Deal arrested for sit-in at...

"All we want is for him to put our lives above the interests of his campaign donors."

The terrible trio

"Sometimes, reality outraces our capacity for satire."

Trump’s running out of friends, and it’s his own fault

Seems like the only one still standing by him is David Duke. They deserve each other.

The big fix: Will the GOP turn to Dems to fix...

Democrats must demand clear, popular amendments that demonstrate they are committed to extend the right to affordable health care.

The secret health care bill

If this shameful bill is enacted, McConnell and Trump – as well as every Republican senator who signs on – will bear the burden of hundreds of thousands of deaths

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.