Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: progressives

Sanders Might Soon Be Out of the Race, But Not the...

Five ways to build on the momentum of the Bernie Sanders campaign and transform American politics in ways his supporters envisioned.

Why Progressives Need a Strong Republican Party—and What Republicans of Color...

A one-party democracy is no democracy at all. Meet the new generation of Republicans working to bring their party back to life and into the 21st century.

Hillary Clinton’s Balancing Act

Populist progressives will strengthen their standing the more they are seen as representing the public will, as opposed to a party faction.

The Empowerment of Women Will Be Central to Realising Sustainable Global...

Listening to, and valuing, grassroots women's knowledge and experience will help to shape progress towards 2030 that is good for people, the planet and gender equality.

The Sickness In The Left: Are Student Progressives the Real Authoritarians?

From the rise in “microaggressions” to banning speakers and speech for perceived insensitivity to identity, so-called progressive student groups are increasingly cutting off free expression and open debate.

Should Progressives, Shot Down on Gun Control, Embrace the Dark Side?

Why not consider support for early, universal gun education (even practice) if gun defenders fully endorse 1) early, scientific education on sex, gender and procreation, even safe abortion options, and 2) early education that fleshes in what total energy usage really costs (the full "externalities" of fracking, coal, nuclear and oil, war charges included).

Obama’s Ugly Show of Presidential Petulance

The President has "worked himself into such a tizzy over the TPP." While his progressive friends in Congress are questioning the secret trade agreement, Obama is lashing out at them in a pathetic show of presidential petulance.

As Hillary Stalls, Where’s the Democratic Bench?

Polling indicates a nasty downward slide spotlighting all things people distrust about Hillary Clinton. So where's the Democratic relief pitcher after the starter bombs and where might this put progressives?

Phony Baloney

The President’s recent SOTU speech did not allude to future help for the pro-middle-class proposals many hoped would turn into laws, it did not make many feel at ease about the TPP decisions soon to be made, and it did not give many progressives comfort as to what the political future will bring.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.