Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tag: politics

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under...

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Big Banks break their climate promises by propping up Big Meat

Massive industrial livestock financing sabotages major U.S. banks’ climate goals.

Why Trump is partnering with Christian Nationalists

Trump is playing to a rising white Christian Nationalist movement within the Republican Party.

Bowman was defeated by a toxic blend of Zionism and militarism

In the United States, dominant mentalities run along parallel ruts of Zionism and militarism that are mutually reinforcing and increasingly intersecting.

Claudia Sheinbaum becomes first woman president of Mexico in landslide win

Claudia Sheinbaum, 61, a climate scientist and former mayor of Mexico City, she received close to 58 percent of the vote.

Trump’s attorneys’ ‘absolute immunity’ bromide is worthy of disbarment

SCOTUS conservatives aid and abet this absurdity.

The right is bonkers: Trump’s no messiah, not law-abiding, not most...

Sure, compromised Biden numbers suck,/ But where else can he go but up?

Shooting alone

If only we were to reshape our priorities in enough time to vote in leaders who cared about peace, perhaps our democracy and the ideas that define it wouldn’t be coming apart at the MAGA seams.

Donald Trump and OJ Simpson

"It can be hard to keep all these clearly guilty sociopaths straight.”

Bernie Sanders speaks out: Criticizing Israeli policy is not antisemitism

Amid national debate over Gaza protests, Senator Bernie Sanders challenges the narrative equating criticism of Israel with antisemitism, drawing on his personal history and widespread American discontent.

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UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.