Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: right-wing

I will not yield my values: Fired AP journalist Emily Wilder...

Less than 48 hours after Stanford College Republicans began to post about me, I was fired.”

After the insurrection, America’s far-right groups get more extreme

The Conversation asked Matthew Valasik, a sociologist at Louisiana State University, and Shannon E. Reid, a criminologist at the University of North Carolina—Charlotte, to explain what right-wing extremist groups in the U.S. are doing.

Murdoch paper gives away the game: Cuomo is on their side

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decade in office has been marked by resisting taxation of the wealthy and an adversarial stance against public sector labor unions.

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.”

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.