Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Tag: Watergate

Trump holds a trump card: The power to pardon

U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 2 on pardon power of the president: ‘The President shall...have Power to Grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment.’

The Nixonization of Donald Trump

In the aftermath of Watergate, the country turned to the left. Are progressives positioned to capitalize on Trump's stumbles today?

Trump builds a Watergate all his own

Like the scandal that brought down Richard Nixon, the attempted cover-up of the president's relationship with Russia is slowly falling apart.

Is it Watergate yet?

We can hope that this administration's attempts to bully the press corps will not only fail, but backfire.

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Elected Democrats are conformist enablers of Biden for 2024

Alarm bells among pro-Biden pundits have finally begun to break the political sound barrier. So why is it quiet on Capitol Hill on the Democratic front?

Missouri set to execute Marcellus Williams despite DNA evidence proving innocence—again

Unless we reform this corrupt system, racist politicians will be rewarded with higher political offices–for–”frying a black man.” 

How ideology can help (or hurt) movements trying to build power

Political educator Harmony Goldberg discusses whether the ideological traditions of the left are helpful for practical organizing.

Research expedition discovers extensive emissions of methane from bottom of Baltic Sea

The research project aimed "to expand knowledge about methane and its sources and sinks in the oxygen-free environments in the deeper parts of the Baltic Sea."

Sunrise Movement launches Green New Deal for Schools campaigns in high schools across US

The campaigns are asking that school districts face the climate crisis, listen to students' needs and deliver on the campaign's promises to address climate change.