Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Opinion

Hand count halted in Nevada county as court rips pro-Trump official

Voters in Nye County, near Las Vegas, could tip the balance in close state and federal contests.

A third of 2022 midterm voters may use mailed out-ballots

Growing numbers of voters will mark their ballots at home, latest data finds.

What the failure of Liz Truss’s economic agenda in the UK...

Britain’s rejection of Liz Truss’s trickle-down economics ought to serve as a warning to the United States, where midterm elections are about to commence.

Election deniers and defenders poised for next phase in voting wars

Unprecedented efforts by pro-Trump Republicans and election officials are targeting 2022’s general election.

Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

Connecting the dots between climate devastation and fossil fuel profits

As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies.

How vote count mistakes by two rural counties fed Trump’s big...

County officials didn’t properly set up and use their election computers, helping to launch a looming disinformation juggernaut.

Violence against Indigenous women grows in Vancouver amid ‘apathy and injustice’

Indigenous women and girls in Canada continue to face disproportionate levels of violence and insecurity rooted in colonialism.

How Barbara Ehrenreich exposed the ‘positive thinking’ industry

We can thank the late economic justice warrior for her groundbreaking contribution in showing that “positive thinking” is part of a whitewashing of economic inequality.

In refusing to prioritize drivers’ safety, UPS risks major strike

As UPS drivers around the country struggle to do their jobs in triple-digit temperatures—literally baking inside non-air-conditioned trucks—their wealthy employer refuses to take action.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.