Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tag: Republicans

End taxes that favor the rich; confront inequality and implement an...

More progressive and ecological taxation is essential to fund the ecosocialist Green New Deal for climate and economic security.

The man who saw Trump coming a century ago

That’s Thorstein Veblen, the greatest American thinker you probably never heard of (or forgot).

House approves Save the Internet Act, votes to restore net neutrality

"The Save the Internet Act ensures that consumers have control over their Internet experience, rather than Internet service providers [controlling that experience]."

Republicans have put our country on a path of warp-speed decline—and...

Republicans don't seem to have much respect for the intelligence of the American people.

Republicans on health care: Do vast harm

The message is clear: to Republicans, health care is a right only for the rich; the rest can suffer and die. The GOP Hippocratic oath is: Do vast harm.

Pelosi and McConnell: Cranking up bipartisan madness for NATO

Only public education, activism, protests and a wide range of political organizing have the potential to disrupt and end the reflexive support for NATO in Washington.

What Republicans and billionaires really mean when they talk about ‘freedom’

Freedom to be homeless, jobless, and unable to access health care when you need it.

After Trump

Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world.

A necessary voice: Ilhan Omar must not be silenced

Representative Omar has only held office for two months and not only faces attacks from within her own party, but also what amounts to a campaign of incitement launched by the right.

The yuge Republican lie about the deficit

It’s not social spending that’s causing the federal deficit to soar. It’s Republican tax cuts, especially on corporations and the wealthy.

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No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of war’ (according to...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

If Donald Trump is the symptom…then what’s the disease?

The Donald caught the spirit of a moment in which both imperial and economic decline, however unacknowledged by the Washington political elite, had indeed begun.

Congressman’s wife pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

Margaret Hunter recently pleaded guilty in federal court to her and her husband using their campaign funds as their private bank account for years.

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