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One of Donald Trump’s possible picks for secretary of state said on Friday that the president-elect’s criticisms of China and phone call with Taiwan’s president could signal a “different” relationship with Beijing and a tougher line on issues from trade to the South China Sea.
In a speech on Thursday in Iowa, Tru [Read More…]
>Posted to Politics – The Huffington Post on 9 December 2016 | 7:00 pm
Nearing end of second term, Obama administration maintains it has waged warfare legally irrespective of the toll it has taken on numerous countries
The post Obama’s Legacy: Human Cost Of Eight Years Of War appeared first on Shadowproof . [Read More…]
>Posted to Shadowproof on 9 December 2016 | 6:28 pm
One of the things Obamacare did, and did effectively, was pay for providing health insurance to millions by increasing taxes on a relative handful of high-income Americans. The fact that those tax hikes will go away along with health insurance for 30 million people helps explain why Republican leadership is hell-bent on doing it as soon as pos [Read More…]
>Posted to Daily Kos on 9 December 2016 | 6:25 pm
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That includes Trump himself.
As Trump continues to put together his inner circle—including conspiracy theorist, Islamophobe and and white nationalist champion Michael Flynn as national security advisor, school privatizer and pu [Read More…]
>Posted to AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed on 9 December 2016 | 5:53 pm
Fast food CEO Andrew Puzder opposes higher wages and has supported automating service jobs.
The post Trump’s pick for Labor Secretary is a big ‘screw you’ to the Fight for $15 appeared first on NationofChange . [Read More…]
>Posted to NationofChange on 9 December 2016 | 2:37 pm
Want a limited-edition copy of Bernie’s book from MoveOn? Instead of giving your money to a big, corporate bookseller, you can get Bernie’s book while helping MoveOn make Bernie’s political revolution a reality. [Read More…]
>Posted to MoveOn.Org | Democracy In Action on 6 December 2016 | 9:24 pm
In support of raising the minimum wage to $15/hour, politicians have been asked to take the #MinimumWageChallenge – to live for a few days on the amount of money a minimum-wage person has. See more at www.seiufl.org/takethechallenge The idea is that after housing you get $17/day to live – food, transportation, medical, miscellaneous. [Read More…]
>Posted to American Liberal on 7 July 2016 | 11:07 pm
Progressive Liberal Democrat and Air Force Veteran John Liming describes the motivation for his daily blogging, “I want to do what I can to help protect and preserve The Heart And Soul of my Beloved Homeland, America!” from Blue Heart … Continue reading
Progressive political blogger David Swanson is the author of “When the World Outlawed War,” “War Is A Lie” and “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union. Swanson has played a key role in many progressive activities, … Continue reading
This Can’t Be Happening is a news collective originally founded in 2004 as a blog by Dave Lindorff. The collective now also includes John Grant, Linn Washington and Charles M. Young, who share Dave’s profound frustration with the establishment corporate … Continue reading
Chris Weigant, political commentator, author, and blogger, has been a regular contributor to The Huffington Post since 2006. Chris describes his political outlook as “left libertarian.” From Chris Weigant’s blog Governing Irrationally Donald Trump’s impending presidency is cause for a … Continue reading
Award-Winning journalist and author of Empire Burlesque – High Crimes and Low Comedy in the Bush Imperium, Chris Floyd blogs about the American political scene. News from Chris Floyd’s Empire Burlesque
Barry Lando, former producer with 60 Minutes and author of “Web of Deceit-the History of Western Complicity in Iraq from Churchill to Kennedy to G.W. Bush” blogs mainly on U.S. policy in the Middle East and Central Asia. News from … Continue reading
The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) promotes a strong, progressive agenda, called “The Progressive Promise–Fairness for All”. The four core principles of the Progressive Promise are: 1. Fighting for economic justice and security for all; 2. Protecting and preserving our civil … Continue reading