Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: Rahm Emanuel

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

Why Lindsey Graham is trying to rescue Rahm Emanuel

Now, Graham is an important ally in Emanuel’s campaign for ambassador to Japan.

Will Senate Democrats stoop to confirming Rahm Emanuel as ambassador?

Despite the pressure for party-line conformity, Democratic support for the nomination could fracture in the Senate.

Biden’s eloquence about George Floyd will ring hollow if Rahm Emanuel...

“Rahm Emanuel helped cover up the murder of Laquan McDonald. Covering up a murder is disqualifying for public leadership.”

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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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.