Monday, September 16, 2019

Tag: progressives

‘Hell no,’ say Progressives, after GOP Sen. Joni Ernst suggests cutting...

"No matter how hard you try to hide, the American people will be watching—and we won't let you cut our earned Social Security benefits."

Why ‘primary’ should be a verb for progressives

Progressive activists often see a frustrating pattern. Many Democrats in office are good at liberal platitudes but don’t really fight for what...

Kamala Harris says she was a progressive prosecutor. Her record tells...

As Senator Kamala Harris rises in the early presidential polls, she is facing increasing scrutiny over her record as a prosecutor in...

What should progressives do to get a progressive government?

In other words, the candidates who are strongly progressive need to band together so they can win.

‘There is no middle ground:’ Bernie Sanders says Democrats must not...

"In my view, we will not defeat Donald Trump unless we bring excitement and energy into the campaign, and unless we give millions of working people and young people a reason to vote, and a reason to believe that politics is relevant to their lives."

Which one will Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorse for president: Bernie or Liz?

"Band together, progressives, so you can win, so your ideas can become law and move our country forward, away from the brink to which Trump has brought us."

Band together, progressives, so you can win

As the number of Democratic candidates increases, I think that it is more important than ever that progressives band together so that their point of view prevails.

‘The system is rigged:’ Democrats drop corporate and PAC money amid...

“In order to return trust [to] our democratic institutions, we need to … allow for the voters to feel that their voices are heard and that they don’t have to write a big check in order to gain access into our congressional offices.”

It’s not enough to elect progressives: Movements must have a role...

Our work must be about building long-term, multiracial, people-powered movements around a shared agenda for racial justice and a people’s economy.

America is already socialist, and that’s a good thing

AOC and her colleagues – not Donald Trump and old, white Republican politicians – represent the future.

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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Here’s several reasons why Trump cannot take away birthright citizenship

Should a candidate for President that meets the “natural born” standard be declared unqualified because his parents were illegal?

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change — more than...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Justice Sotomayor slams the Supreme Court’s ‘new normal’ under Trump

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed Trump’s “third-country” asylum rule to go into effect. It’s the administration’s toughest barrier to asylum-seekers yet, and a...