Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.