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Looking at large crowds of screaming Trump enthusiasts and reading their racially inflammatory comments online evokes more and more disgust toward those who seek to downplay or shove aside the danger they represent to many of us. To those who seem surprised that this is happening in the here and now after we polished our global image by elec [Read More…]
>Posted to Daily Kos on 26 February 2017 | 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON — Two years ago, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) pulled a political stunt he’ll likely never hear the end of. On the floor of the U.S. Senate, the staunch climate change denier took from a plastic bag a snowball — proof, he assured his colleagues, that global warming is nothing more than a hoax.
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>Posted to Politics – The Huffington Post on 26 February 2017 | 10:49 am
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>Posted to AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed on 26 February 2017 | 7:30 am
Obama and Clinton supporters in DNC survive push from the grassroots to transform the Democratic Party into a real and actual opposition party.
The post With Perez Elected DNC Chair, Establishment Democrats Stifle Grassroots Pressure To Transform Party appeared first on Shadowproof . [Read More…]
>Posted to Shadowproof on 26 February 2017 | 2:48 am
Statement from Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org Political Action, in response to Tom Perez being elected the next chair of the Democratic National Committee: “We congratulate Tom Perez on his victory and all of the candidates on the strong campaigns they ran. In particular, we thank Rep. Keith Ellison for his leadership and look [&# [Read More…]
>Posted to MoveOn.Org | Democracy In Action on 25 February 2017 | 8:28 pm
While the victory for democracy in the Gambia is important and should be celebrated, the way it came about should give us some pause.
The post Promise and peril in Africa’s newest democracy appeared first on NationofChange . [Read More…]
>Posted to NationofChange on 25 February 2017 | 2:15 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 Friday Talking Points  — Who To Believe? That question … 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