Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: state politics

You elected them to write new laws. They’re letting corporations do...

Disguised as the work of lawmakers, these so-called “model” bills get copied in one state Capitol after another, quietly advancing the agenda of the people who write them.

Flipping the House is nice, but the real power is local

The more relevant political battle lines will continue to shift to our states and cities, where the real struggle for power lies.

Midwest midterms hold keys to victory in 2020

“Democrats in these states ran on health care, education, and other bread-and-butter issues."

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?