Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: Weekly Edition

Senate bill would cut social security operations again

As workloads and costs have grown — and budgets and staffing have shrunk — SSA’s service delivery has worsened.

“You can’t take on a corrupt system if you take its...

"Our grassroots-funded campaign is proving every single day that you don't need billionaires and private fundraisers to run for president."

Backlash against Koch agenda leads to recall drive against Alaska governor

The Koch-orchestrated roadshow resulted in the spectacle of Dunleavy sitting on stage flanked by officials from AFP and the Koch-funded Alaska Policy Forum.

Two women face 110 years in prison for attempting to sabotage...

"They shouldn't be prosecuted; they should be praised. They're trying to stop the destruction of the human race."

Why aren’t fossil fuel companies held accountable for missing and murdered...

Resource extraction takes a toll on more than just the economy and the environment.

Merging ‘loyalty to the oil industry’ and ‘grudge against California,’ Trump...

"Turning over these spectacular wild places to dirty drilling and fracking will sicken Californians, harm endangered species, and fuel climate chaos."

Bernie’s heart. And ours.

Bernie has a huge and eternally healthy heart, filled with the lifeblood of empathy and dedication. In essence, that’s what the Bernie 2020 campaign is all about.

Trump’s requiem: “And now the end is near, and so I...

I wrote this article about the end of the Trump presidency earlier this year. Now, based on the stunning revelations that have surfaced about...

IRS: Sorry, but it’s just easier and cheaper to audit the...

The IRS audits the working poor at about the same rate as the wealthiest 1%. Now, in response to questions from a U.S....

Trump administration disbanded marine life and health advisory boards

The White House is currently making moves to eliminate three federal advisory boards that deal with the protection of marine life. 

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.