The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage.
Whatever the Georgia results, progressives still need more non-stop, grassroots consciousness-raising and many more elected lawmakers everywhere.
“You have to be all sorts of twisted to think ‘making poor people more comfortable’ is a bad thing.”
Americans are hungry for change, as evidenced by what happened on Election Day.
Silence or grumbling acquiescence as the Biden presidency takes shape would amount to a political repetition disorder of the sort that ushered in disastrous political results under the Clinton and Obama administrations.
History teaches that progress takes time, those standing on the sidelines making unrealistic demands and criticizing those doing the work are only slowing it down.
Bernie Sanders was the catalyst for galvanizing the grassroots progressive power that propelled his 2016 and 2020 presidential campaigns. As this century enters its third decade, the torch needs to be grasped by others to lead the way.
War preparations that increase the likelihood of war may excite laptop warriors. But the militarism they promote is madness nonetheless.