Saturday, January 28, 2023

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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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.