Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: progressives

As Schumer tees up vote to codify Roe, Progressives urge elimination...

"If Republicans can end the filibuster to install right-wing judges nominated by presidents who lost the popular vote in order to overturn Roe v. Wade," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, "Democrats can and must end the filibuster to keep abortion legal and safe."

Progressives hand Biden list of 55 executive actions because ‘working people...

"Taken together, these actions will have an immediate and meaningful impact on people's lives," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

After 2 years, progressives need to be a part of the...

Simply demanding that all measures to protect public health be brought to an end without crafting policies to do this safely is not only selfish but a recipe for further disaster.

How the populist right twists leftwing ideas to appeal to voters

One of the more interesting aspects of rightwing populism, especially in the form it’s taken in the United States, is its use...

‘We’re not giving up’: Sanders, other Progressives fight to rescue drug...

“Giving Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices will save the government billions. But most importantly, it will save lives.”

Pelosi delays infrastructure vote as Progressives refuse to budge without Build...

“House Progressives have once again demonstrated what effective collective power can do if we stay united in our fight for transformative policies for the American people.”

Can Moderates and Progressives find any way to work together?

They both need to do their part. Without it, woe is be to our collective future.

‘We aren’t bluffing’: Progressives hold the line as Pelosi moves ahead...

“If we don’t pass our agenda together—that's infrastructure AND paid leave, child care, climate action, and more—then we're leaving millions of working people behind.”

A deal’s a deal’: Progressive leader holds strong on $3.5 trillion...

"Instead of undercutting the president ahead of an election year, progressives are the ones keeping the full Biden agenda on track."

How a recent win and loss show the growing strength of...

It may not come as quickly as the left might like but slowly building power and creating momentum with bold policy ideas is the smartest way forward for the progressive left.

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Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.