Sunday, May 19, 2019

Tag: Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi and McConnell: Cranking up bipartisan madness for NATO

Only public education, activism, protests and a wide range of political organizing have the potential to disrupt and end the reflexive support for NATO in Washington.

Referendum 2020: A Green New Deal vs. racist, classist climate genocide

This piece will offer why this stunning referendum would be so politically powerful and – despite that – so difficult to persuade Democrats to adopt.

Sunrise Movement: Pelosi’s actions on climate fall woefully & inexcusably short...

"So, essentially, Nancy Pelosi is reviving a 10-year-old committee, the Select Committee for the Climate Crisis, but we find that it’s actually woefully and inexcusably short – falls short of what we need in this moment in terms of climate ambition in this crucial juncture in history."

What to expect of House Democrats

Nothing good happens in Washington unless good people outside Washington are organized and mobilized to make it happen.

Some Progressives plan to reject House rules package over PAYGO spending...

New York Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and California Rep. Ro Khanna openly spoke out about their intent to reject the provision, which "requires that new spending be offset by matching cuts or increases in revenue."

Democratic leaders push forward “weak” congressional panel instead of a Green...

This new select committee is simply a revival of an old climate panel but has even less authority than its predecessor.

We can’t afford to let Nancy Pelosi bury the Green New...

“Achieving the goals outlined in the resolution for a Select Committee on a Green New Deal are the bare minimum we need to preserve life as we know it for our generation – anything less from our political leaders is a betrayal of young people around the world.”

House Democrats remove controversial tax rule that progressive said would make...

The decision to scrap this rule is a victory for the far left of the Democratic party and for progressives. 

Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, youth climate activists arrested at Pelosi’s office demanding...

"Ocasio-Cortez's decision to join the protesters and march on her own House leader sets a tone of urgency and combativeness that is rare on Capitol Hill."

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Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

NationofChange brings the exclusive story, as we were at the "Pro-Life rally for the innocent in NY."

‘Spoiler: Because Australia has universal healthcare:’ Watch Ocasio-Cortez ask pharma CEO why HIV drug...

"Because every single developed country in the world guarantees healthcare as a right except us. Except the United States."

3 dark and disturbing reasons why Trump could win again

We can't underestimate the ability of the self-serving super-rich to convince millions of Americans that a surging stock market and a powerful military are essential to their livelihoods. All at the expense of jobs and health care and education.
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‘The Planet’s on F***ing Fire:’ Bill Nye tells adults to grow up and tackle...

"There are a lot of things we could do to put it out – are any of them free? No, of course not. Nothing's free, you idiots. Grow the f**k up."

Monsanto ordered to pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer lawsuit

“We’ve been fighting cancer for more than nine years now and we can’t do any of the things we wanted to do. We really resent Monsanto for that.”

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