Saturday, May 30, 2020

Tag: politics

Pope Francis Is an Honest Conservative, Not a Liberal (Video)

While some American conservatives are angry at the Pope for not being far enough right on some issues and joining in their delusions, the Pope is far from " liberal” in American politics. This suggests fascist strains in American.

VIDEO: Fracture: Joy-Ann Reid on Obama, the Clintons and the Racial...

In her new book, Joy-Ann Reid looks at the history of race relations in the U.S. She discusses the political shifts in the Democratic Party and the relationship between the Clintons and Obama on Democracy Now.

The Top 5 Reasons Obama Beat the GOP and Israel Lobby’s...

As 40 Democratic senators and two independent senators stood with President Obama on the Iran deal, it is the most severe Democratic defeat since the 80s. But how did they do it?

Where Is Our Jeremy Corbyn?

Jeremy Corbyn, who was elected to lead Britain’s Labour Party, is part of the new popular resistance. Chris Hedges discusses how Corbyn politics are rising up from the ruins of neoliberalism and globalization.

VIDEO: With a Record Backing Coups, Secret War and Genocide, Is...

Democracy Now speaks with Greg Grandin, author of the new book, "Kissinger’s Shadow: The Long Reach of America’s Most Controversial Statesman," who discusses Henry Kissinger longstanding influence on the national security state.

VIDEO: 'Our Climate, Our Future:' As Obama Visits Arctic, Alaskans Urge...

On a recent trip to Alaska, President Obama was greeted by thousands of protesters asking him to reverse his decision on Shell and stop all exploratory drilling in the Arctic. But how will he respond?

Talking Democracy: Reassessing Formal Consensus

As way to highlight some of the Occupy movement’s successes, Formal Consensus isn't ideal for every situation or issue. So where do we go from here to develop a better system?

Five Ways Congress Disposes of Poor Minorities

"The casualty gap is 'an inconvenient truth' that both parties choose to ignore." Congress seems to cause no fuss when it comes to disposing of vulnerable Americans.

VIDEO: First Republican Debate of 2016 Presidential Race Kicks Off on...

The 2016 top 10 Republican presidential candidates had their first televised debate this week. While Fox News had a lot of leverage on who made it to the debate, those candidates not invited to attend had an earlier, less promoted, show.

VIDEO: Naomi Klein: Obama Is Beginning to Sound Like a Climate...

With the unveiling of his long-awaited plan to slash carbon emissions from U.S. power plants, President Obama is beginning to sounds more like a climate leader. But will his actions follow?

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Trump’s National Park Service greenlights hunting of bear cubs and wolf pups in their...

Lifting this restriction grants hunters permission to use cruel and inhumane hunting tactics.

Watching American lemmings as they prepare to follow Trump over the cliff

These lemmings see him ignoring the Rule of Law, dismissing the Constitution as being irrelevant.

Who are the secret puppet-masters behind Trump’s war on Iran?

A shadowy group stoking U.S. hostility with Iran and the evidence that it is funded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

‘How dare you put our lives at risk’: Pennsylvania Democrat Brian Sims rips GOP...

Sims notes that the Republicans did not let the Democrats know that they had been exposed to the virus, arguing that such a revelation would hurt their argument to reopen the state.

‘Grotesque’: While 41 million people lost jobs due to COVID-19, US billionaires grew nearly...

"This is a grotesque indicator of the deep inequalities in U.S. society."