Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: progressives

‘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.

The collapse of Michèle Flournoy’s hopes for the top Pentagon job...

War preparations that increase the likelihood of war may excite laptop warriors. But the militarism they promote is madness nonetheless.

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Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the Biden administration end...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

The disaster of Andrew Cuomo and New York’s pandemic response

If the failures of this pandemic have taught us anything, it’s that when we finally come out of it we need a new normal.

Senate parliamentarian says minimum wage increase cannot be in relief bill, Progressives urge VP...

“This is not a difficult decision. Use your power. Keep $15 in.”

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.