Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: progressives

Congresswoman Jayapal misses the mark by saying Biden deserves an ‘A’...

To effectively confront the enormous problems facing our country and world, progressives need to soberly assess everything—good, bad and mixed.

‘This is unacceptable’: Progressives reject Manchin plan to cut $15 minimum...

The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage.

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.

‘Yes, exactly,’ say progressives after Pence warns democrats will ‘make rich...

“You have to be all sorts of twisted to think ‘making poor people more comfortable’ is a bad thing.”

What Election Day revealed about progressive policies

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

Why progressives must not give Joe Biden a political honeymoon

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.

More than just talk: How American progressives are working for change

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.

Seeking the progressive leader

Will we cooperate and try to bring Biden and his administration towards our way of thinking, or shall we strike out on a new road towards the social democracy that many of us want?

Bernie Sanders and progressives in our winter of discontent

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.

Is the People’s Party moving?

We progressives cannot just sit there. We need to organize, and do it now, in order to be ready for whatever comes our way.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”