Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: progressives

How women of color in Congress are pushing a grassroots agenda

Despite roadblocks, "the Squad” has pushed progressive legislation, scrutinized the powerful, and changed the conversation around who gets to hold political power.

Who’s afraid of Nina Turner?

What’s at stake in the special election is whether progressives will gain a dynamic champion in the House of Representatives.

What should progressives be insisting on?

This is going to be a list, borrowed from other lists...

Warning against ‘Exxon infrastructure deal,’ progressives say jobs package must center...

“Enough negotiating with Republicans pushing environmental injustice. We should be the ones the Biden administration prioritizes at the table.”

‘No reconciliation bill, no deal’: Sanders says progressive package must come...

"No reconciliation bill, no deal. We need transformative change NOW."

‘Manchin must wake up’ or face up: Progressives demand floor debate...

“79% of West Virginia voters support the For the People Act,” said Common Cause. “Why doesn’t Sen. Joe Manchin?”

‘$2 trillion was already the compromise’: Progressive revolt brews over Biden’s...

“The president can’t expect us to vote for an infrastructure deal dictated by the Republican Party,” said Rep. Jamaal Bowman.

Congresswoman Jayapal misses the mark by saying Biden deserves an ‘A’...

To effectively confront the enormous problems facing our country and world, progressives need to soberly assess everything—good, bad and mixed.

‘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.

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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.