Monday, August 3, 2020

Tag: Nancy Pelosi

‘Hocus-Pocus process:’ Pelosi drug pricing bill criticized for going too easy...

"There is also nothing as yet to prevent HHS from simply negotiating bad deals that do not meaningfully lower drug prices."

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. 

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Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Trump’s threat to negate election results automatically disqualifies him

Trump the ignorant disruptive seems oblivious to what negating elections from willful blindness means.

We’re staring into the face of America’s worst political crisis since the civil war

Trump doesn’t give a damn about COVID-19. Or about the death rate. Or the millions of people who have lost their jobs or homes or health insurance.

FAQs for anti-maskers and anti-vaxxers

The following is satire that is, however, based on actual anti-masker and anti-vaxxer arguments and memes.