Saturday, November 26, 2022

Tag: populism

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

How the populist right twists leftwing ideas to appeal to voters

One of the more interesting aspects of rightwing populism, especially in the form it’s taken in the United States, is its use...

Everybody does better when everybody does better

Populism – neither right nor left, Republican or Democrat – it is not based on ideology, but on two gut-level fundamentals.

The “center-left” had its chance; it’s time for something new

Is the left’s populism answering the unmet needs of people in Western Europe and the United States?

Populism of the 1%: Why the same billionaires are behind Trump...

These complex ties reveal a clear and resounding message.

Populism is not about mobs, anti-government rants or opinion polls

It's necessary to restate the solid principles of populism and reassert its true spirit.

The bloodstained rise of global populism

A political movement’s violent pursuit of “enemies.”

‘Mr. Unpredictability’ fields an utterly predictable, regressive cabinet

What ‘Populist’ Cabinet Swarms with Plutocrats, CEOs, Militarists and Misfits?

Trump’s trickle-down populism

Trickle-down economics dressed in populist garb is still trickle-down economics.

The Huckster Populist

The real Trump isn’t a populist. He’s a plutocrat. Above all, he’s a con man.

POPULAR

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for ‘advanced’...

“Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."