Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: Trump administration

Trump and Machiavelli: Does morality matter?

"Consider what an unbelieving world will say if you continue to brush off Mr. Trump’s immoral words and behavior in the cause of political expediency."

Trump’s proposed social security change could slash disability benefits for thousands

U.S. citizens have until the last day of January 2020 to respond to this proposal and fight back.

EPA watchdog: White House blocked part of truck pollution investigation, caused...

"The troubling extent to which the Trump EPA went to break the law and abuse the regulatory process in order to benefit individual political benefactors from the glider truck industry."

The Trump administration’s latest attempt to undermine science – and how...

A bill that is gaining bipartisan momentum in the House would protect the science that protects the public.

Putting ‘health of all species’ in danger, Trump EPA proposal guts...

“With Trump's EPA reversing even the most commonsense protections, our health, and the health of all species, is in serious danger.”

Four states, led by New York, challenge Trump admin over oil...

The courts will likely decide whether states, in lieu of federal oversight, can create oil train safety regulations to protect their citizens or if the American public will need to trust its safety to corporations and hope for the best.

Under Trump air pollution has increased for the first time in...

“We had expected that things would be getting worse—and that they would perhaps be getting worse in lots of places.”

‘Corruption’ and ‘disgrace’: White House confirms that G7 summit will exclude...

"Not only is Trump using the powers of the presidency to enrich himself, which is blatantly unconstitutional. He is ignoring a massive international crisis that threatens humanity. What a disgrace."

‘Shameful’: Trump aiming to gut rules that prevent corporate offshore tax...

"The same administration that tried to cut food stamps to save money wants to make it easier for companies to avoid paying taxes by hiding their profits offshore."

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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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."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”