Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: progressive

Biden/Harris and the progressive case against a ‘return to normal’

Come January 20th, the American left will need to be ready to fight for a seat at the table in an incoming administration that seems less and less inclined to woo them the closer he gets to taking office.

Rep. Madeleine Dean won’t get my vote for re-election

I’ve learned first-hand that she lacks the kind of courage and fire that a real progressive must have.

Was Kamala Harris a progressive prosecutor? A look at her time...

“Her office fought tooth and nail to uphold wrongful convictions that in some cases kept innocent people in prison.”

Is Stacey Abrams progressive?

While she likes to describe herself as a progressive and as a pragmatist, Stacey Abrams is now on a national path that looks far more “pragmatic” than progressive.

The Indivisible Unity Pledge and the Democratic Party progressives

Bernie has just taken the Indivisible Unity Pledge – meaning that he will back the Democratic nominee regardless of the DNC moves to eliminate progressives from the race.

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.

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.

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good...

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

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.

This union nurse and outspoken progressive could become Iowa’s next governor

Cathy Glasson is running an insurgent campaign on a platform of Medicare for all, a $15 minimum wage and ending “right to work” laws.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...