Monday, September 20, 2021

Tag: Trump

All bets are off as Republican democracy killers concoct ever-scarier nightmares

While Democrats work at marginal political solutions, the radical right heads for the rocks, crying “full steam ahead.”

Trump trash-talk lying backfires, replaying his disgraces while confirming our need...

You can’t lie your way out of a contagion, nor substitute bad faith for vaccine cures.

As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions...

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

So much for ‘the squad’—much-hyped new U.S. progressive bloc has caved...

People who want structural change in the U.S. will have to develop new channels and networks to overcome the established power system.

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.

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Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals” – not corporate media

The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.
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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."