Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Tag: Rahm Emanuel

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 5

Women's March disrupts Kavanaugh hearing, Senator Jon Kyl replaces McCain, Rahm Emanuel not seeking re-election, and more.

Candidates for 2015’s “Hypocrite of the Year”

There are so many candidates. But the people included here stand out in their various areas of nefarious behavior: warmaking, tax avoidance, consumer gouging, environmental destruction, and criminal arrogance.

VIDEO: Chicago Hunger Strikers Enter Day 19 Challenging Rahm Emanuel’s Push...

A group of protesters have entered the nineteenth day of a hunger strike to save Dyett High School, the only remaining open-enrollment public high school left in Chicago. Is this Rahm Emanuel push to privatize education?

Rahm Emanuel: Symbol of a Sick America

It's people like Rahm Emanuel, the privatizer of Chicago and "strikingly corrupt mayor," who snubs the needs of average people and manifest a persistent inequality that plagues America. This is just part of a sick America.

Why a Loss for Chicago’s Mayor 1 Percent Could be the...

While Chicago politics has always been rough and tumble, this April could mean the beginning of a new era not only for Chicago, but for the progressive wave. Democratic politicians might be forced to finally listen to their base.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...

Routing the two-tier system: Part III – Education

One of the best education systems in the world belongs to Finland.  Its constitution makes free education a right. Section 16...

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...