Saturday, April 20, 2019

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‘We need a climate debate:’ Youth petition pressures 2020 presidential democratic...

We want all the candidates to commit to participating in a debate or forum on environmental issues and policies so we can hear detailed ideas and plans.

‘Not me, us:’ Despite odd criticisms, Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign gains...

Just a few years ago most of the left internationally would have laughed at the thought that a Jeremy Corbyn in the U.K. or a Bernie Sanders in the United States could become the leaders of these important countries, it now appears that such victories are almost within reach.

Band together, progressives, so you can win

As the number of Democratic candidates increases, I think that it is more important than ever that progressives band together so that their point of view prevails.

Dem Party sets new record for announced candidates: Chaos anticipated.

The Office of Public Office Monitoring (OPO) announced this morning that at the present time, 8,253,667 individuals have announced their candidacy for the Democratic Nomination for President of the United States.

The man who saw Trump coming a century ago

That’s Thorstein Veblen, the greatest American thinker you probably never heard of (or forgot).

‘Best president’ now really deserves Mt. Rushmore

"So, not only do we individually deserve Mt. Rushmore, the Trump family merits this historic engraving set below: “Trump now, Trump tomorrow, Trump forever.”

Elizabeth Warren introduces legislation to hold executives criminally liable for misconduct

“These two bills would force executives to responsibly manage their companies, knowing that if they cheat their customers or crash the economy, they could go to jail.”

Zuzana Caputova, liberal environmental activist, becomes Slovakia’s first female president

"I am happy not just for the result, but mainly that it is possible not to succumb to populism, to tell the truth, to raise interest without aggressive vocabulary."

‘The system is rigged:’ Democrats drop corporate and PAC money amid...

“In order to return trust [to] our democratic institutions, we need to … allow for the voters to feel that their voices are heard and that they don’t have to write a big check in order to gain access into our congressional offices.”

The 47-minute presidency

So bear with me here as I take us back almost four years to look once again at how it all began, at the way in which, after those 47 minutes, you could have turned off your TV, blocked out all those cable news talking heads, and never looked at the man again.

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‘Not me, us:’ Despite odd criticisms, Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign gains momentum

Just a few years ago most of the left internationally would have laughed at the thought that a Jeremy Corbyn in the U.K. or a Bernie Sanders in the United States could become the leaders of these important countries, it now appears that such victories are almost within reach.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.
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Chomsky: By focusing on Russia, Democrats handed Trump a ‘huge gift’ & possibly the...

The Democrats aren’t going after the real issues. They’re looking for something else – the Democratic establishment.

Following Warren’s announcement, Sanders vows to ban fracking and all new fossil fuel projects

"If we fail to substantially cut the amount of carbon in our atmosphere in under 11 years, the human, environmental, and economic costs will be severe and irreversible."

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