Saturday, June 15, 2024

Tag: u.s. politics

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.

The 3 choices when it comes to Trump

Democracy is fragile, it requires all of us to protect it.

US Needs ‘sh*thole’ countries, not the other way around

America’s prosperity and security are greatly dependent on the goodwill and cooperation of other nations, developed and emerging markets alike.

The Norwegian menace

Should we build a wall to keep them out?

What It Means to be a Socialist

"And at this moment of crisis we need to remind ourselves what being a socialist means." Chris Hedges discusses why the building of a socialist movement is our only hope for the future.

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Navigating the energy transition: Renewables abound, but grid challenges loom

Renewable energy doesn’t matter if we can’t distribute it.