Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: Senate

Senate Democrats, with few exceptions, are a gang of warmongers

Where’s the 'democratic socialist' challenge to militarism?

40 Democrats join Republicans and vote for $717 billion military spending...

The NDAA will hit Donald Trump's desk today and is "on track to become law before the start of the fiscal year for the first time since the fiscal 1997 bill."

Madonna or whore; frigid or a slut: Why women are still...

It's time for a push-back against vocal sexist slurs against women, in parliament and in broader society.

Demanding House vote on net neutrality, open internet defenders gear up...

"The overwhelming majority of Americans understand that strong net neutrality rules are the prerequisite for an open and citizen-friendly internet."

Senate saves net neutrality, now onto the House

“Today’s vote is a sign that the fight for internet freedom is far from over."

Hypocritical Democratic Senator announces support for Haspel’s nomination

Besides Sen. Mark Warner, Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin, Joe Donnelly, and Heidi Heitkamp have announced their support for Haspel’s nomination.

Senate to vote on net neutrality tomorrow, urgency to save the...

"TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO SAVE #NetNeutrality!"

Warren calls out her Democratic colleagues who voted to advance a...

Warren said at the gathering of progressive lawmakers that "this isn't a story about economics," rather it's a "story about power."

States sue against net neutrality as Senate support of repeal grows...

21 U.S. state attorney generals just filed suit against the FCC on Tuesday.

Chelsea Manning files to run for Senate in Maryland

As of right now, Manning has declined to make a statement about her filing but she might speak out within the next few days.

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling COVID-19 catastrophe

"Senator Sanders' economic rescue principles speak to the bold, fast action needed to protect and support people and prevent corporations from consolidating economic and political power amidst a crisis."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Wall Street wins—again

A relief package for whom?

Factory farms create the perfect conditions to spread viral infections like COVID-19

An alarming 75 percent of new or emerging diseases start in animals.