Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Tag: progressive politics

Steps left for electing Progressives and defeating Republicans in the midterms

Stopping unhinged Republicans will require that often-deplorable Democrats defeat them.

Progressives urge Elizabeth Warren to rally behind Bernie Sanders after she...

Supporters of Sanders say they hope she will throw her support behind their candidate in order to form a united “progressive front” and take on powerful corporate forces now lined up behind Biden.

The primary contradiction: Corporate power vs. Progressive populism

For plutocrats, this summer has gotten a bit scary. Two feared candidates are rising. Trusted candidates are underperforming. The 2020 presidential election...

Can U.S. progressives stop a war with Iran?

Over the last few weeks there’s been yet another surge in tensions in the Middle East, with the Islamic Republic of Iran...

What’s missing from Bernie Sanders’ ‘Progressive International’

To challenge fascists and weak-tea liberals, Sanders has called for a Progressive International… but it's not very international.

Change is coming: Grassroots organizing, Democratic politics and the 2018 elections

Time will tell how this transformation impacts the nation's politics.

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Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

‘Their greed knows no bounds’: analysis shows ongoing price gouging by oil giants

"Big Oil is boasting record profits and dragging their feet to pass any lower costs onto consumers in order to keep padding investors' pockets," said Accountable.US.

Wealthiest 10% responsible for nearly 50% of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

“[I]t appears that climate policies over the past decades have often targeted low-income and low-emitter groups disproportionately, while leaving high emitters relatively unaffected.”

Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

Choosing life in a pro-violence society

Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents is in question.