Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tag: Republican National Convention

What the fact?! Reacting to the RNC

Robert Reich reacts to the most outrageous whoppers and provided some fact-based rebuttals.

RNC opens with baseless Trump claims of rigged election & warnings...

The Republican Party has decided not to adopt a new platform this year, a move that ensures there will be no public debate at the convention about the direction of the party under Trump.

Exclusive: Lizz Winstead and Abortion Stories in the Public Square

Lady Parts Justice League protested outside the Republican National Convention to raise awareness for pro-choice activism.

At the GOP Convention, the Media Went AWOL

Almost no one in the press even acknowledged that regardless of how you feel about Donald Trump, the spectacle was crazy.

A Sad Showing for the Left in Cleveland

Real change happens on the ground, so where were all the protestors in Cleveland?

What’s on Display in Cleveland? The Republican Id

The triumph of Trump has demonstrated the cost of the devil’s bargain that party elites — and the media — have accepted over the years.

GOP Holds Convention In Ground Zero For Voting Rights, As Party...

The controversial voting restrictions could decide this November's election.

Republicans Want To “Make America Work Again”? That Would Be Real...

Republicans, if you want to really 'Make America Work Again': Make U.S. corporations pay the $700 billion they owe in taxes on their $2.4 trillion in profits stashed offshore.

Terror, Tennis Balls and Tamir Rice

Fatal inequality will continue to terrorize this nation until we genuinely commit to confronting racism and gun violence.

Cruz Decided To Address The RNC But Not Endorse Trump. It...

Boos rained down at the Republican National Convention yesterday. What was Ted Cruz thinking?

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Toxic Clichés

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Exposed: how Pfizer exploits secretive vaccine contracts to strong-arm governments

“Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments,” said the report’s author, urging action from the Biden administration.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."