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Trump's Millionaire Economic Adviser Celebrates 'Gales of Creative Destruction' as Millions Lose Their Jobs and Go Hungry

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 18:41
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Wonder how the 14% of households with kids who reported that they didn't get enough food to eat in the last seven days feel about the 'gales of creative destruction.'"

The Squad Is Growing: A New Crew of Left Challengers Is Bringing Movement Politics to Congress

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 16:29
Natalie ShureMove­ment politi­cians under­stand that real change comes from peo­ple demand­ing it in the streets. (Photo: Ryan Olbrysh/In These Times)

Democracy Dies in the Light

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 16:16
Julie HollarThe president has repeatedly made baseless allegations of voter fraud, urged his followers to intimidate voters at the polls, and overruled FDA vaccine safety guidelines in an attempt to push out a Covid vaccine before the election, against the advice of scientific experts. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images)

AOC and Other Top Progressives Urge Biden—If Elected—to Deny K Street, Wall Street Execs Top Cabinet Posts

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 16:12
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"The next White House should belong to the people, not corporate America," said Jamaal Bowman, a New York Democrat.

Town of Great Barrington Joins Health Experts in Condemning 'Herd Immunity' Death Cult That Bears Its Name

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 15:47
Julia Conley, staff writer"Many town leaders believe herd immunity is a dangerous Covid-19 strategy... Please wear a mask."

As Memory of 2016 Clinton Defeat Lingers, Biden Campaign Manager Warns 2020 Race 'Far Closer' Than You Think

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 15:24
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"Like a lot closer.”

Koch-Funded Legal Group Pushes to Allow Mass Evictions During Pandemic

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 15:23
Alex KotchA major force behind this change is a legal nonprofit that is heavily funded by the foundation of billionaire industrialist and Republican megadonor Charles Koch. (Photo: @lizaveta9 on Twitter)

'These Two Things Are Related': As Big Oil Ups Donations to Dems, Biden Says Banning Fossil Fuels Within Next Decade 'Not Possible'

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 14:56
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"Yes it is. And we're going to do it," countered Jamie Henn of Fossil Free Media. 

Why America Still Needs to Abolish ICE

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 14:56
Silky ShahA silent protest in New York's World Trade Center on Jan. 6, 2020 in support of children who have died in ICE custody. (Photo: Erik McGregor / LightRocket via Getty Images)

Amy Coney Barrett Is Not Pro-Life

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 14:04
Ruth ConniffSupreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett. (Photo by Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images)

Pro-Life, Judge Barrett? Climate Denialism Is Mass Murder

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 13:56
Juan ColeThe likelihood is that Barrett will go on looking out for the interests of Big Oil. (Photo: Shutterstock)

As White House Embraces Dangerous 'Herd Immunity' Strategy, Covid-19 Deaths Predicted to Spike 80% in US by February

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 13:50
Jake Johnson, staff writer"This is the time when we could be entering one of the worst periods of our epidemic and one of our worst periods in modern American public health. I'm very worried for the nation."

'Sadistic and Depraved': Trump Rejects California Request for Federal Disaster Aid to Recover From Catastrophic Wildfires

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 08:51
Jake Johnson, staff writer"That a sitting president—of any party—would deny their own citizens help during their time of greatest need, amid literal hellfire raining down on American cities, is beyond shameful."

Someone's Crazy Uncle

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 01:10
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

As McConnell Vows No Vote on Major Covid Skinny Relief Bill, GOP Seen as Strategizing for Austerity Under Biden

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 20:54
Andrea Germanos, staff writerInstead of helping Trump's chances of electoral victory, Republicans appear to be jockeying to "restrain a Biden administration on federal spending."