Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: populism

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.

The New Common Ground Between Populist Left and Right

Both want to get big money out of politics, reverse Citizens United, and restore our democracy.

The Promise (and Peril) of the New Populism

Populism can be dangerous when embraced by the right because it usually comes mixed with nativism.

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman