Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: politics

How Democrats clean up the messes left by Republicans

Time and again, it’s the Republicans who have created economic messes that Democrats have to clean up.

Trump budget proposal reveals regressive environmental priorities

The White House’s 2021 federal budget proposal eliminates several important programs and slashes funding for others—like the Endangered Species Act.

DNC in disarray while the Sanders campaign gains momentum

The glaring subtext of all this is the now-frantic effort to find some candidate who can prevent Sanders from becoming the party’s nominee at the national convention in July.

Rights and Democratic Socialism

Democratic socialism is above all a war against the forms of tyranny the Founders were not positioned to consider.

Impeachment rocks—why stop with only one winner?

Bring on more House indictments—who else calls out the mafia-style boss and crime wave making America much worse?

Bernie to the rescue

The media supporting centrists like Biden will say anything to tarnish Bernie’s reputation, even with statements that are blatantly false.

Wake up you older Biden backers! He’s going after your (and...

Why in hell would you be supporting a guy who over the past 40 years has repeatedly conspired with Republicans in various efforts to whack away or chip away at Social Security benefits?

An open letter to the Green Party about 2020 election strategy

The nine early signers believe the letter can plausibly inspire and facilitate a public, reasoned, discussion of Green Party election policy and that such a discussion might in turn fundamentally influence the 2020 election outcome.

The biggest political party in America you’ve never heard of

Non-voters — those Americans eligible to vote but don’t — are in effect America’s biggest political party.

Joe Biden has tried to cut Social Security for 40 years

A look at his long history on Social Security is telling.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.