Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tag: New York

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 9, 2018

The first ever Muslim Congresswoman, Zinke blames wildfires on environmentalists, Trump wants to open California's public lands to fracking, and more.

New York Congressman arrested for insider trading

If convicted, Chris Collins and his son could each face a maximum sentence of 150 years in federal prison.

Socialists practice internal democracy, endorse Cynthia Nixon – and the media is...

Mainstream outlets can’t stop writing about how the DSA’s endorsement of Cynthia Nixon was a model of democracy in action, unlike the Democratic Party.

Former NY Senate Leader and son convicted of corruption charges in...

“Yet again, a New York jury heard a sordid tale of bribery, extortion, and the abuse of power by a powerful public official of this State.”

‘Together we will make history!:’ In Mexico and New York, the...

“It’s time we acknowledge that not all Democrats are the same."

A socialist woman of color just turned the entire Democratic Party...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s shocking upset is the surest sign yet that the Democratic Party’s future lies in its left flank – and in challenging capitalism head-on.

‘This is what solidarity looks like:’ Mass demonstrations at LaGuardia Airport...

"We want to let them know that there are thousands of people who see them, who love them and who will fight for them."

NY Attorney General resigns amid abuse allegations

"While these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the operations of the office, they will effectively prevent me from leading the office’s work at this critical time."

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5 million to help US meet Paris Climate...

"America made a commitment, and as an American, if the government's not going to do it we all have responsibility."

‘The gig economy’ is the new term for serfdom

Corporate capitalism is establishing a neofeudal serfdom in numerous occupations, a condition in which there are no labor laws, no minimum wage, no benefits, no job security and no regulations.

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The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

The Donald in Wonderland

Down the financial rabbit hole with President Trump.

Below the surface of ICE: The corporations profiting from immigrant detention

Activists are targeting the companies that make ICE run.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 17

U.S. Border Patrol supervisor confesses to executing four women, FEMA blames hurricane deaths on spousal abuse, Kavanaugh accused of assault, and more.

A vision of an America after its entry into a new, Age of Enlightenment

This is a new America, one that once was destined for greatness and found the ways to achieve it.

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