Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: progressive agenda

Will Trump’s mania to slice and dice the right help or...

Whatever the Georgia results, progressives still need more non-stop, grassroots consciousness-raising and many more elected lawmakers everywhere.

In search of a Green New Foreign Policy

To save ourselves and reduce the United States’ harmful global footprint, we need new thinking, new institutions, and a fundamental reordering of priorities.

Beyond the Green New Deal: Eco-socialism and decolonization

As the threat of climate change increasingly becomes the deadly reality, we cannot afford to leave survival to the right-wing or racist survivalists.

‘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.”

Activists ask candidates where they stand on good jobs, sustainable growth...

"We will fight for good jobs, sustainable prosperity and economic justice. We will work to build a movement that can make that agenda a reality.”

Why Bernie Sanders’ plan to recruit 1 million volunteers is a...

What’s more, the presence of volunteers draws more people to support the campaign and demonstrates that there is a place for them to fully engage.

Bernie-Tulsi-Liz: How the progressives can win back the White House

My best advice to you who support Bernie, Tulsi or Liz is that you get them to join together. This is the only way to guarantee a progressive candidate in 2020 and a strong group to oppose Trump.

Could Sanders 2.0 win it all, getting the democratic nomination and...

This year, Sanders needs to make it clear that if he doesn’t get the nomination, he’ll either sit the election out, or consider a third-party run.

To be crystal clear: ‘Medicare for All’ does not mean ‘Medicare...

"Medicare for All will ensure that you can see the doctors you want to see and get care in the hospitals your doctors recommend – irrespective of where you work. And you will never risk losing your health insurance again."

Bernie 2020 campaign has corporate Democrats running scared

We’re supposed to believe that candidates who’ve adjusted their sails to the latest political wind are just as good as the candidate who generated the wind in the first place.

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."