Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: politics

Protests Erupt Outside of Greek Parliament as It Approves Harsh Austerity...

As new austerity measures were approved in exchange for a third European bailout, Greek activists gathered outside the Greek Parliament on Wednesday protesting austerity. The grassroots movement erupts.

That Time Ronald Reagan Opened Iran and Illegally Sold Weapons to...

President Obama and other permanent members of the UN Security Council removed 5 years of conventional arms embargo imposed on Iran in 2007. Will we soon hear a lot of talk from "Reagan-worshiping Republicans" about this provision?

How to Disrupt the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex

It is being considered by President Obama to sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to disclose their political spending. Here is why he should sign it immediately.

A Socialist Surge in the U.S.? Bernie Sanders Draws Record Crowds,...

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke of the Greek elections and his anti-austerity platform is really resonating with voters. Thousands of supporters have joined his speeches and have shown support to this possible future president.

Greece – What You are not Being Told by the Media

According to mainstream media, the current economic crisis in Greece is due to the government spending too much money on its people that it went broke. This claim however, is a lie. It was the banks that wrecked the country so oligarchs and international corporations could benefit.

Why We Must Fight Economic Apartheid in America

Last week’s Supreme Court’s decision on fair housing is an important starting place if we want to reverse the vicious cycle of economic apartheid in America. Let's put an end to this racial segregation.

The Wheels Come off Jeb’s Victory Wagon

Jeb Bush's presidential campaign recently fell into complete disarray as he continues to fall behind in key states. Will Bush's operation now be like “Pickett’s Charge” to win the nomination?

Sanders the Giant Slayer — First, Topple the Bad Queen

Assess Bernie Sanders by what he can do to advance progress, not by other ideological or entrenched standards, great fears or desperate hopes. Sanders offers progressives the best way not to "waste time" this season.

How Mainstream Is Bernie Sanders Really?

A democratic socialist and all, Bernie Sanders isn't being taken seriously by the corporate media. But to mainstream media's surprise, Sanders’s positions are quite mainstream to the stances of the general American public.

Thank You, Edward Snowden: An End to General Warrants as So-Called...

We've taken a few baby steps back toward democracy after the expiration of the misnamed “PATRIOT Act” gives restoration to Americans’ privacy. But if it wasn't for the revelations of Edward Snowden, we would have never known.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

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