Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: politics

The New Arab Cold War: US Policy Sows Conflict, Unrest Across...

Is American policy sowing conflict across North Africa and the Middle East? Democracy Now discusses the role of the U.S. in these ongoing conflicts with Vijay Prashad, professor of international studies at Trinity College.

The Share-the-Scraps Economy

We are barreling toward a “share” economy where robots do everything predictably programmable in advance and human beings do all of the unpredictable tasks. This is the troubling reality of the new digitized economy.

Malcolm X Was Right About America

We are the nation Malcolm X knew us to be and our "refusal to face the truth about empire" has created the nightmare Malcolm predicted. Did he better understand the inner workings of the empire?

End Poverty? Reduce Inequality? What Republicans Must Do First

Maybe Republicans should start considering the undeniable fact that unemployment and poverty are a growing concern in America. Because every time a Republican becomes President, poverty and unemployment have increased.

Chicago for Sale

Chicago has yet to learn that their people and their public services are not products to be bought and sold. Can voters change the direction the state is going come February 24 when they will elect a new mayor?

“Vanguard of the Revolution”: New Film Chronicles Rise of Black Panthers...

Today we are experiencing issues of police brutality and accountability, which has historically occurred 50 years ago as well. Lets take the peaceful and dedicated movements of the past and use them to make change today.

As Its Domestic Foundations Rapidly Erode, the U.S. Pursues World Domination

The United States, originally founded on standards of ethics and morality, is currently on its way to world domination. Unfortunately, American citizens are left feeling helpless and struggling financially and the path U.S. government is taking will make it worse.

VIDEO: The Worst Trade Deal You Never Heard Of

Robert Reich explains the Trans-Pacific Partnership and gives reason to say “no” to fast-tracking. The deal is bad for the vast majority of Americans, watch and see why.

Open Letter to John McCain: Get Out of Washington, You Low-Life...

In an open letter to Senator McCain, Carl Gibson writes, "either resign now with some semblance of dignity, or prepare to be thrown out of office in 2016." It's time we see some fresh faces in Washington who will stop doing damage to veterans and working people.

Anti-Austerity Syriza Party Sweeps to Power in Greece

The Syriza party claims victory in Greece to become the first member of the 19-nation euro zone to be led by a party rejecting German-backed austerity. The victory is considered a victory for all the people of Europe who are fighting against austerity.

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Watch for Pelosi’s brilliant move: She won’t fall into the Republicans’ deadly trap

If Trump somehow escapes removal by impeachment the jury will cast their votes in the 2020 elections and they will, without question, find him guilty as charged.

The (progressive) case against Mayor Pete

Footage of Mayor Peter praising the Tea Party at a 2010 conference and calling for more bipartisanship is not a good look for the millions of Americans hoping to chart a more progressive course post 2020.
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.

Demand for water is rising; study shows drinking water at risk from climate change

"Immediate action is required to safeguard the future of the world’s most important and vulnerable water towers."

US soldiers charged with selling drugs in connection to fatal overdose

“Tragically, this is not the first time my Office has charged people in connection with the overdose death of a concert-goer at the Electric Zoo festival.”