Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: vote

Vote like your life depends on it: Iran (video)

We must stand up and let our voices be heard. #FightToVote #NoWarWithIran.

‘Seattle is not for sale:’ Voters rebuke Amazon, re-electing Socialist Kshama...

The re-election victory “has been a major repudiation, not only of Amazon and of Jeff Bezos himself, as the richest man in the world, but also it has been a referendum on the vision for Seattle.”

Who is tired?

Trump says everyone is tired of the word racism.  Trump actually claims to be "the least racist person in the...

A lower voting age isn’t just about politics

The least progressives can do is prioritize allowing the young a voice in deciding issues that vitally affect them. Teenagers deserve electoral power.

To ensure every vote counts, Elizabeth Warren says amend the Constitution...

"When you've got a government that works for the rich and it's not working nearly as well for anyone else, that's corruption, and we need to call it out plain and simple."

16-year-olds want to vote – and states are starting to listen to...

“We know that the earlier we can get people voting, the more likely we can keep them voting for the rest of their lives.”

36 million in US cast early votes, shattering records for young...

“We’re seeing a lot more people that typically sit out midterm elections going and showing up because they believe these races are so important.”

Autocrats, incorporated

Tom Engelhardt gives his thoughts on election day 2018.

‘We vote, we win!’ under assault by Trump’s GOP and Supreme...

"Things aren't changing for the better like they thought would happen. Real wages are not keeping pace with inflation. We haven't replaced the well-paying manufacturing jobs that we lost."

There is no planet B: Vote like the planet depends on...

"If you're a climate voter, get out there and VOTE – but if you can, don't stop there. Take action like the planet depends on it. Because it does."

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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."

America’s democracy versus Trump fascism. Which will prevail?

The American people better wake soon and realize that this nation’s democracy is under direct attack by these forces of fascism.

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.

Humanity’s survival on earth starts with having smaller families

A human rights-based approach to family planning will help reduce the ecological impact of population growth.