Monday, October 25, 2021

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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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”