Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: progressives

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.

After the #Bern: What’s next for the progressive left?

It will no doubt feel to many on the left that a strategy that’s less reliant on national leadership is too slow and requires more work on the part of voters to not only become activists, but to participate in local elections and make an effort to look at the records and policy proposals of down ballot candidates in national ones.

Some progressives are in denial about Trump’s fascist momentum

“Fascist politics exchanges reality for the pronouncements of a single individual, or perhaps a political party.”

‘This is a trap’: Progressives sound alarm as GOP attempts sneak...

“Senate Republicans are using the coronavirus crisis as a cynical cover to attack our Social Security system.”

Here’s how progressives scored 3 major wins in Illinois

A successful progressive campaign needs to have the right message and agenda and the right relationship between a candidate with vision and credibility and longer-term progressive infrastructure.

What’s Bernie’s next move? A coalition with Biden?

But with the coronavirus plague sweeping the country, Biden and Bernie should take the time to negotiate a coalition platform and even write the new laws on which they can both agree.

Can moderate Democrats sign on to a progressive president?

There is a path forward for progressives even if Biden wins the nomination, but if Sanders wins, progressives need to show the rest of the country that he’s not a scary boogeyman, and he really can represent all Americans.

What road should progressives take?

Let’s all band together and throw out Trump, the neoliberals, and those who want ever more wealth for the already wealthy.

Get ready for a stop-Bernie onslaught like you’ve never seen

From the grassroots, as 2020 gets underway, the solution should be clear: All left hands on deck.

Progressives need a united front for Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren

The need for a Sanders-Warren united front should be clear -- as clear as the imperative of rolling back the monstrous right-wing power that has controlled the presidency during the last three years.

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President Trump threatens to cut federal funding for schools who do not fully reopen...

The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy. The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy.

Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never heard of

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.

Fossil fuels’ ‘net-zero’ carbon emissions scam is something humanity doesn’t have time for

Why vague commitments by fossil fuel corporations to “zero out” carbon emissions don’t add up.