Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tag: right-wing

Lots of F’s for these D’s: Report card shows majority of...

"A disappointing number of Democrats have buried their heads in the sand and helped Trump and Mitch McConnell to pack the courts with judges representing the far-right fringe of the country."

The right-wing attack on Medicare for All

The campaign of lies continues.

Strongman: Jair Bolsonaro and the unexpected rise of the far right...

It remains to be seen if Fernando Haddad can rally the country to prevent a Bolsonaro presidency.

Endorsing ‘violence and extremism among his base,’ Trump pardons Oregon ranchers...

"This pardon is a win only for those with no respect for life and basic decency."

The rise of Pennsylvania’s racist right is a warning to the...

From Philadelphia to Erie, and all points in between, our movement is growing.

Billionaires lay siege to state governments

While we're mesmerized by Trump, shady groups are pushing corporate-friendly legislation in statehouses all over the country.

Weaponized philanthropy: Document trove details Bradley Foundation’s efforts to build right-wing...

“It appears that the Bradley Foundation may have made a series of taxable expenditures in the form of grants for non-charitable purposes, and grants conferring an excessive private benefit.”

Forget Andrew Jackson. The Right thinks Trump is Calvin Coolidge!

Comparisons are odious, and contrary to conservative opinion, Noisy Donald Trump is no Silent Cal.

The Kochs Are Ghostwriting America’s Story

Progressives need to fight back with their own "metanarrative" against the tall tales of the right wing.

Left-Right Fandom: Putin’s the Man, Bestriding the World Stage

What other widely celebrated world leader draws such praise not just from conservative circles (Limbaugh, Drudge, Breitbart, Palin, PC Roberts) but adulation from the left side as well. For leftists who staunchly hate the west's imperial militarism, Putin is the hero battling the west ("noble" for journalist Finian Cunningham), the strongest moral and political bulwark against the spreading Evil Empire.

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Bernie Sanders gains support in South Carolina as billionaire Tom Steyer draws votes from...

Billionaire Tom Steyer has poured money into outreach to African-American voters, who make up more than half of South Carolina’s Democratic electorate.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Bernie Sanders plunges to first place

So while there’s still some coverage that might be said to be stuck in the denial stage about Sanders for the most part corporate media have moved on to the next stage of grieving, which is anger.

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit highest level in 3 million years

"The rate of rise in the last decade has been faster than previous decades."