Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Opinion

Is the US legal system at war with its people?

Incarcerations, brutality, and torture are common in the U.S. Activists claim that this amounts to a war waged against racially marginalized, poor, and working-class people.

Joe Biden could have gone a lot further on student loans

The president’s loan forgiveness plan is narrow and paltry—and his administration’s preparation to fend off outraged criticism from both sides of the aisle speaks volumes.

Are community schools the last, best shot at addressing education inequity?

A district in the Washington, D.C., suburbs may foretell whether a transformative approach to school improvement can address longstanding opportunity gaps in education.

Arizona’s Secretary of State race pits ‘the guy who beat the...

An interview with Adrian Fontes, who modernized Phoenix’s election system and helped hundreds of thousands of new voters during 2020’s pandemic and presidential election.

How employers are trying to thwart a wave of union drives

“Fear is a great motivator. That’s exactly how they operate.”

How Alex Jones helped enrich the global elites he railed against

The bombastic conspiracy theorist paved the road of misinformation for decades, creating a perfect setting for Trump’s presidency, and ultimately benefiting the very elites he claimed were out to exterminate humanity.

As the war in Ukraine devastates the nation’s ecosystems, the world...

Just one bomb releases a slew of toxic heavy metals into Ukraine’s soil and groundwater. Now multiply this by thousands.

Why it’s essential for Congress to reauthorize trade adjustment assistance

The expiration of TAA has been detrimental for workers.

To reduce inflation, control corporate profits

Everyone’s concerned about inflation these days. But politicians are blaming government benefits instead of rising inequality and corporate profits.

Could voter guides help break through the partisan noise in the...

An interview with Paul Loeb, an adviser to guides.vote, which is leading the charge on getting voter guides developed in 30 states.

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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.