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"Paper or plastic?" is a common question at the checkout line. What should you choose?
It’s a basic question faced by millions of shoppers every day: paper or plastic? Making the best choice for the environment, however, [Read More…]
>Posted to AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed on 18 January 2017 | 7:30 am
During a confirmation hearing Tuesday, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked Donald Trump ’s nominee for education secretary about the president-elect’s infamous boasts on the “Access Hollywood” tapes.
In questioning Betsy DeVos, Murray wanted to know whether Trump’s descriptions of kissing and gropi [Read More…]
>Posted to Politics – The Huffington Post on 18 January 2017 | 5:24 am
The commutation was part of Obama’s Tuesday announcement of 209 commutations and 64 pardons.
The post BREAKING: President Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s sentence appeared first on NationofChange . [Read More…]
>Posted to NationofChange on 18 January 2017 | 3:21 am
Popular vote loser Donald Trump might not have been the Kochs’ first (or second, or 17th) choice of presidents, but they’ve got him and a House and Senate that they bought and paid for. Now they expect their return.
“We’ve had promises, especially on controlling spending, from Republicans, and it’s time for them to really keep their wor [Read More…]
>Posted to Daily Kos on 18 January 2017 | 3:00 am
A grassroots effort led by committed activists, which was bolstered by human rights campaigners and prominent individuals, pushed President Barack Obama’s administration to free Chelsea Manning. The United States Army whistleblower was sentenced to military prison for 35 years. She was convicted of offenses stemming from her decision to prov [Read More…]
>Posted to Shadowproof on 18 January 2017 | 2:06 am
On the eve of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday weekend, Congressman John Lewis announced that he will not attend Trump’s swearing-in ceremony. Trump’s response has been to launch a fierce attack against Lewis, accusing the congressman—who has served our nation as a tireless leader of the civil rights movement and f [Read More…]
>Posted to MoveOn.Org | Democracy In Action on 16 January 2017 | 12:52 am
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 Guest Author — Business Cycle Blues Recently, Salon (not 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