Tuesday, April 23, 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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Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.