Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Tag: Trump

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going...

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

Army vet charged with attempted murder at Trump rally

Although the veteran told police that he fired in self-defense, a bystander video shows him approaching the vehicle before shooting into it.

How Donald Trump is putting American workers at risk

The federal government long ago created various agencies to protect workers’ rights and safety, but Trump turned them into appendages of corporate America.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science...

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.

How Donald Trump intends to weaponize the Supreme Court against ordinary...

The addition of anti-worker Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the right-wing-dominated Supreme Court will help the rich tighten their stranglehold on working people.

How Donald Trump abandoned workers after promising to bring manufacturing back...

Although Donald Trump won the White House with a vow to reinvigorate a manufacturing base essential for America’s future, he failed to stanch the torrent of U.S. corporations absconding to countries with abysmal working conditions and lax environmental regulations.

Trump’s gift to hunters: You can kill hibernating black bear mothers...

In Trump’s latest blow to America’s wildlife, the government wants to allow the worst trophy hunting practices on public lands in Alaska.

Why the George Floyd Protesters are American patriots

For more than 200 years, ordinary Americans have taken to the streets to oppose injustice and improve their lives. That foundational right has been the basis for real change in the nation.

Defame Fauci, defund WHO, fake your kingdom: Rage on, dumpster Trump

When the foundational duplicity of the Hustler-in-chief begins to crack, there will be no second act.

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The unraveling of the American empire

U.S. leadership has stumbled from one military debacle to another, a trajectory mirroring the sad finales of other historical imperial powers.
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9 minutes, 29 seconds: Derek Chauvin trial opens with full video of George Floyd’s...

The death of Floyd, who was a 46-year-old Black man and father originally from Houston, Texas, sparked international protests calling for racial justice.

Total number of black Americans killed by the US police. Why Joe Biden may...

In clear words, he could be considered as a threat to minority voters.

Bowman, Sanders lead coalition demanding ‘desperately needed’ boost to SSI lifeline

“People with disabilities and older adults receiving SSI represent some of the most marginalized members of our society. History will not forgive us if we fail to address their needs.”

A third of U.S. billionaire wealth gains since 1990 have come during pandemic

U.S. billionaire pandemic profit balloons to $4.56 trillion, a 55 percent increase.