Thursday, December 3, 2020

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U.S. progressives and a Biden foreign policy

With more progressives than ever in the country’s federal government, there may be an opportunity for the United States to really re-evaluate its foreign policy and place in the world.

Corporate Democrats are to blame for congressional losses — so naturally...

Those who denounce the fight for a progressive agenda are telling us that, in essence, they don’t want much to change.

It’s not Trump’s country — even in ‘Trump country’

Progressive ballot initiatives passed handily across the country, even in so-called red states.

Broken truce: After Biden’s win, centrist Democrats turn on progressives

Rather than attacking AOC and other progressives as they've been doing for a week now, it’s about time the centrists in the Democratic Party stop talking and start listening to them.

Progressives made Trump’s defeat possible. Now it’s time to challenge Biden...

With enormous grassroots outreach that only they could credibly accomplish, progressive activists were a crucial part of the de facto united front to defeat Trump.

Hopes for a new party

Progressives can put these principles in practice, and we could retain the better parts of both capitalism and socialism, leading to a happy society.

Cornel West & Ben Jealous on whether progressives can push Joe...

“At this moment, with the decline and fall of the American empire, it looks as if the system is unable to generate enough energy to seriously reform itself."

Cornel West & Ben Jealous on the DNC and whether progressives...

“At this moment, with the decline and fall of the American empire, it looks as if the system is unable to generate enough energy to seriously reform itself. It remains sanitized, superficial."

“Listen to the people”: How progressives win

These voices and ideas will not be able to change the poor strategy of the national Democratic Party on their own.

Progressives must fight with — and in — the Democratic Party

The last thing we need are fresh examples of powerful politicians opting for self-serving actions over democratic principles.

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Trump backs Senate GOP’s pay freeze for federal workers while giving the rich a...

“In the context of budgetary constraints and the recent, pandemic-related impacts on non-Federal labor markets, the Administration supports the policy in the bill to maintain for 2021 the current level of Federal civilian employee pay.”

‘Bye-bye, Betsy DeVos. You won’t be missed,’ says Sanders as billionaire education secretary attacks...

“What do you call a billionaire who registered a $40 million, 164-foot yacht in the Cayman Islands to avoid $2.4 million in U.S. taxes, while undermining public schools? The worst Education Secretary in the history of America.”

Former police officers sentenced to prison for framing innocent man

“These officers shattered the victims’ lives and dishonored the Honolulu Police Department. This community deserved so much better from these officers.”

Critics smell ‘economic sabotage’ as McConnell unveils COVID plan with $0 for unemployment boost,...

"As the Covid crisis only grows more deadly, this disgraceful proposal puts the lives of everyday Americans at even greater risk."

Eisenhower’s ghost haunts Biden’s foreign policy team

The most serious challenge facing President-elect Biden's foreign policy team, which is not a threat from a hostile country, but the corruption of U.S. policy by powerful corporate interests, is the "unwarranted influence" of the Military-Industrial Complex.