Friday, March 1, 2024

Tag: politics

Unraveling the knot: The Biden administration’s struggle for comprehensive student debt...

This article explores the multifaceted journey to reshape student debt relief, a journey that weaves through political, economic, and social intricacies.

Make America fascist again (MAFA!)

Is this the future If Donald Trump returns to the Oval Office?

AOC condemns $20 million bribe in Michigan’s political landscape as a...

A political development involving U.S. Senate candidate Hill Harper and U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib, has cast a stark light on what many progressive lawmakers see as the corrupting influence of money in American politics.

Right-wing mayhem regorges Social Darwinism, poster child for scandalous, authoritarian bunk

History does not repeat, but in this case it emphatically rhymes. With Trumpist war cries for his New Nazism, we cannot avoid the obvious parallels.

Conviction of leading animal activist could ignite a populist revolution

U.S. prosecutors have charged more penalties for activists revealing blatant animal mistreatment than they have charged factory farms with committing it. This trend is a glaring miscarriage of justice, and it must be reversed.

This master framework—complexity vs. over-simplification—separates all serious debate from hokum

While those favoring complexity see foes as ignorant or wrongheaded, reductionists insist not only is “their truth” the only truth, but foes act from malice and bad faith.

The dangers only multiply

Like so many other colonial projects, Israel was born of terror and has necessitated the use of violence to occupy Arab territory and segregate Palestinians ever since.

Trump’s ever more bonkers alibi charade parade to escape jail 

"Maybe, just maybe, before I die I will admit the real truth: the Devil made me do it.”

300+ economists, millionaires, and elected officials to G20: ‘Tax extreme wealth’

While billionaire wealth surged to an all-time high, around 165 million people were thrown into poverty during the pandemic.

Backers of endless war deplore that many Trump supporters favor using...

Are some of Trump’s true believers are eager to adapt the violent precepts of perpetual war to American politics?

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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

McConnell bows out: A legacy of controversy and strategic mastery

McConnell leaves behind a complex legacy shaped by his unwavering commitment to conservative judicial appointments and his adept maneuvering within the corridors of power.
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The life & death of Aaron Bushnell: US airman self-immolates protesting US support for...

“It was an act of courage, an act of bravery, to call attention to U.S. policies.”

How workers are defying Republican officials in the South

More and more workers across the South seek the same path forward that union membership provides.

Reviving oversight: Sanders targets war profiteers draining US coffers

This bipartisan congressional panel, formed during World War II, was instrumental in overseeing military contracts and reining in defense contractors who profited at the expense of American taxpayers.