Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tag: politics

The year of the Green New Deal

Offering hope for a better future over the rage in vogue on the right, motivating young people to vote and getting more citizens to organize in their communities is how we will win.

Democracy desperately needs a reboot

Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time.

Trump core exposed: Lies & insults ‘tell it like it is’

Everything false, nasty and slanderous that Trump projects on others – whether more honest, smarter, principled or well-read – redounds on his own abysmal character.

A Call to Arms: Friends, voters, countrymen

For voters who believed electing a rich man would refill emptied savings accounts.

Climate terrorism: The politically farsighted way to impeach Trump

In short, there are potent Constitutional grounds to impeach Trump for climate terrorism, and doing so would forcefully deter any Republican “rightist revolutionary” from pursuing similar ecocidal policies.

Lindsey Graham faces challenge from ex-Podesta Group lobbyist

Jaime Harrison seized upon Graham’s transition from a feuding 2016 primary opponent and staunch critic of Trump into one of the president’s strongest defenders in the Senate.

Troika fever

So settle into your seats folks and prepare to watch the empire swallow the republic whole.

What does oligarchy mean?

Even a system that calls itself a democracy can become an oligarchy if power becomes concentrated in the hands of a few very wealthy people – a corporate and financial elite.

To impeach or not – is that the question?

The tragic miss to chronic crimes: refusing to learn from error.

The Koch brothers’ new look

Their rebranded network now says they will support community groups trying to cure the miseries of eons – everything from poverty to addiction.

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No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of war’ (according to...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

If Donald Trump is the symptom…then what’s the disease?

The Donald caught the spirit of a moment in which both imperial and economic decline, however unacknowledged by the Washington political elite, had indeed begun.

Congressman’s wife pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

Margaret Hunter recently pleaded guilty in federal court to her and her husband using their campaign funds as their private bank account for years.

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