Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: State of the Union

SOTU recap: A few State of the Union promises I hope...

If these State of the Union promises come true, the country will take some practical steps forward to a brighter future.

The real State of the Union

“I wasn’t going to comment on Trump’s lie-filled State of the Union message but the whoppers were so big that I feel compelled.”

Impeachment, Bernie’s surge, and the upcoming State of the Union

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich launches a new talk show, The Common Good, and discusses the latest on impeachment.

Abrams counters Trump with a compelling vision for America

Having a vision, a clear alternative to the prevailing nihilism, is something almost everyone can get behind. Abrams showed how to do that.

Far-right media smear Democratic women wearing suffragette white at State of...

Some far-right media figures smeared them by comparing them to the Ku Klux Klan.

The state of our disunion

This grotesque imbalance is undermining American democracy.

Donald, Donald, Donald, we told you a million times not to...

We deserve better leadership, but we won’t get it until we the people make it happen.

Video: The climate movement’s State of the Union

"The issue in front of us is not a scientific debate. It has everything to do political will."

Video: Bernie Sanders responds to Trump’s State of the Union

"I also want to talk to you about the major crises facing our country that, regrettably, Trump chose not to discuss."

The stateless of the union: Trump’s war on immigrants

The opening words of the U.S. Constitution are "We the People." Far more powerful than any single president, it is that collective force that will save us.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.