Sunday, June 23, 2024

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Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 23

Verizon confirms throttling internet in California during deadly wildfires, Michael Cohen won't accept a pardon from Trump, new poll shows Sanders would be Trump in 2020, and more.

As Verizon Strike Continues, What Are Candidates Saying?

There is a larger fight between most of us and our corporate-dominated economy that looks only at what benefits corporations, their executives and shareholders and not the rest of the stakeholders in our economy.

New Report Finds Many Large, Profitable U.S. Corporations Pay No Federal...

The GAO released a study requested by Bernie Sanders that found roughly 20% of large, profitable U.S. corporations paid zero federal income taxes between 2008 and 2012.

Thousands of Verizon Workers Go on Strike

Thousands of Verizon employees will take to the streets demanding the company run more fairly.

Building Monopolies, One Merger After Another

If Anheuser-Busch InBev is allowed to become the first global brewery, it won't be because it makes the best beer but because it's rigging the marketplace to slam the door on its “free enterprise” competitors.

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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.