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Progressives Warn Against Accepting—Let Alone Applauding—Twitter Ban of "Garbage" NY Post Story

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 14:10
Jon Queally, staff writer"Look carefully at what Twitter is saying to justify censoring the Biden story. If applied consistently, it’d mean that some of history’s most consequential journalism—the Pentagon Papers, WikiLeaks’ war logs, Snowden docs, Panama Papers, our Brazil Archive—would be banned."

How a Future Biden White House Can End the War in Yemen

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 13:55
Rabyaah AlthaibaniYemeni children study in the rubble of their school, which was destroyed by the violent war in the city of Taiz, Yemen 23 Dec 2018 (Photo: Akramalrasny via

Amy Coney Barrett Hearing Reveals Senate's Misplaced Priorities

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 13:33
LaShawn WarrenMost people in America believe the next president should fill the Supreme Court vacancy. (Photo: Getty Images)

To Remedy 'Absolutely Anemic' Social Security Increase Amid Pandemic, Democrats' Bill Would Boost Payments by 3% in 2021

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 13:14
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Congress should immediately pass their legislation, which will boost the economy and save lives," said Nancy Altman of Social Security Works.

Applause for All Who 'Never Gave Up This Fight' as US Postal Service Agrees to Reverse Changes That Slowed Mail Nationwide

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 12:59
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"We are ensuring mail services will be immediately restored," said Montana's Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock. 

'A Crime in Plain Sight': Lindsey Graham Under Fire for Soliciting Campaign Donations in Senate Building

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 10:07
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Senator Graham might need a lawyer."

'What Right-Wing Extremism Is All About': Sanders Slams Barrett for Refusing to Say If Social Security, Medicare Are Constitutional

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 08:27
Jake Johnson, staff writer"This is exactly what we would expect from a justice handpicked by Trump and McConnell: A corporate judge who will help them gut Social Security and Medicare."

Nearly 5.2 Million Americans Will Be Disenfranchised in 2020 Election Due to Felony Convictions: Study

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 21:00
Brett Wilkins, staff writerBlack and Latinx people are disproportionately affected by disenfranchisement laws, which are still in effect in most U.S. states.

Planet Earth, Says NOAA, Just Had Its Hottest September on Record

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 20:50
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"We've broken the climate system. We are in a climate emergency."

Farmers and Meatpackers Are Teaming Up

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 20:34
Sarah AndersonThe Wisconsin initiative is not the first time farmers have joined with meatpacking workers to demand stronger COVID-19 protections. (Photo: TumblingRun/flickr/cc)

All You Fascists Bound To Lose

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 20:34
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

'Totally Under Control': New, Secretly-Filmed Documentary Details Trump's Colossal Covid-19 Failures

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 20:27
Julia Conley, staff writerSeveral public health experts who have spent this year watching as President Donald Trump has ignored, refuted, and openly mocked their guidance on the coronavirus pandemic are among those interviewed in a new documentary titled "Totally Under Control."

Voter Suppression in a Pandemic Election

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 20:26
Jill RichardsonOur electoral system is riddled with policies that amount to little more than voter suppression. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Dangers of Military Confrontation Between the United States and China Around Taiwan and in the South China Sea

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 20:07
Ann WrightThe law does not require the United States to defend Taiwan if China attacks, but it also doesn’t rule it out—a policy known as strategic ambiguity. (Photo: U.S. Navy photo)

New Study Reveals Millions Denied Franchise Due to Felonies

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 19:20

Sen. Warren Slams Disney for 28,000 Fired Workers Amid Stock Buyback Spree

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 19:17
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"It appears that—prior to, and during the pandemic—Disney took good care of its top executives and shareholders—and now is hanging its front-line workers out to dry."

'Millions of Real People's Lives Are at Stake': As Pelosi Battles White House, Ro Khanna Says Democrats Can Win Morally—and Politically

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 18:41
Jake Johnson, staff writer"It is in the interest of progressive Democrats to show that government can be a force of good, and this is the time for us to act."

Imperial Irony: New York Times Announces Halt to 'At War' Section Even as Endless US War Continues

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 18:41
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"The forever war outlasting the NYT section on the forever war is a very forever war thing to happen."

G20 Fails to Release Developing World From 'Debtors Prison', Despite Suspension

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 17:55