Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: progressive movement

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.

What Election Day revealed about progressive policies

Americans are hungry for change, as evidenced by what happened on Election Day.

Ocasio-Cortez warns Biden that just throwing progressives a ‘couple of bones’...

“At the bare minimum, we should aspire to be better than what we have been before,” says New York Democrat in new interview. “People need to feel hope.”

Social Security is the key to progressive change in America

We can change all of this, but instead of just letting Congress try and tinker with it, let’s start by building a mass movement to demand a secure and improved Social Security system.

Creating a progressive movement within the Democratic Party

If the candidates and supporters can come up with a uniform platform and promise to vote for the leading progressive candidate in order to defeat centrist and right-wing candidates, that will be a real victory.

Who’s a progressive?

We need politicians who will think outside the box. The need for new ideas is out there. It's just a matter of choosing the ones that'll work.

Generation Z more progressive than millennial generation, new survey shows

"Gen Z looks a lot like millennials politically, which is terrible news for Republicans."

8 thinkers on the left explain what the midterm results mean...

“From now on there should be no excuse: anticipating such inevitabilities has to be made an active part of Democratic strategizing.”

Progressives need a clear strategy for 2020 and beyond – here are...

We have significant numbers. But we need to continue to build our ranks, and mobilize behind a winning political strategy.

A new roadmap for getting change done

The victories of young, fresh insurgents get the most attention, but equally important is the beginning of reform within DNC.

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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."