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We Can't Afford Another Cold War on This Scalding Planet

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 15:16
Michael T. KlareBiden, climate change, and China.

Congress Must Fight for a Better Democracy and Pass the For the People Act

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 15:04
Ben JealousRepublicans and Democratic voters agree: We need to make sure leaders actually represent "we the people."

Major Public Lands Package up for Vote in House of Representatives

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 14:40

John Thune's Childhood $6 Wage—$24 Adjusted for Inflation—Sure Helps Make the Case for At Least $15

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 14:31
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"The worst thing is that these people aren't dumb. They know about inflation... They just don't think people who make their food and clean their bathrooms deserve the same things they got."

GOP Hypocrisy Is No Reason to Support Neera Tanden

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 13:44
Norman SolomonProgressive activists have ample cause to be alarmed at the prospect of Tanden becoming OMB director—one of the most powerful and consequential positions in the entire Executive Branch.

Groundbreaking Research Reveals Top Financiers of the Global Coal Industry

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 13:31

'Unimaginably Cruel': Bigot Marjorie Taylor Greene Hangs Anti-Trans Sign Across From Office of Marie Newman—Whose Daughter Is Trans

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 13:02
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Trans kids have a higher risk of attempting suicide because they so often encounter people who deny their humanity. We are sending our love to Rep. Marie Newman and her daughter."

Lead With Facts, Not Punditry: Journalists and the Looming Superstorm of Climate Disinformation

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:58
Andrew McCormickJournalists must shirk the habit of framing everything as a two-sided debate.

Capitalism, the Doomsday Machine (or, How to Repurpose Growth Capital)

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:50
Richard HeinbergA healthy society recognizes that unrestrained growth is suicidal. 

'DeJoy Should Be Sent Packing': Biden Postal Board Nominees Urged to Press for Removal of Postmaster General

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 11:07
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Our entire country is fed up with USPS leadership."

'Not Gonna Fly': Jayapal Warns Democrats Against Using Advice of Unelected Parliamentarian as Excuse Not to Pass $15 Wage

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 09:12
Jake Johnson, staff writer"When people vote in the midterms, you're not gonna be able to say, 'Well I'm sorry we couldn't raise the minimum wage because the parliamentarian ruled that we couldn't do it.'"

Avowed Climate Champion Gavin Newsom Sued for 'Completely Unacceptable' Approval of Oil and Gas Projects in California

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 23:30
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"Newsom can't protect our health and climate while giving thousands of illegal permits each year to this dirty and dangerous industry. We need the courts to step in and stop this."

Gerry Connolly Goes Off on Jim Jordan: "I Didn't Vote to Overturn an Election. And I Will Not Be Lectured by People Who Did!"

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 22:40
Jessica Corbett, staff writerThe congressman added that "you lose the right to complain about partisanship once you've fanned the flames of violent insurrection."

USPS Must Electrify Mail Truck Fleet

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 22:04

Newsom Administration Sued Over Thousands of Unlawful Oil, Gas Projects

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 21:50

'Glad That's Settled': Manchin Backs Haaland for Interior

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 21:48
Andrea Germanos, staff writerThe West Virginia Democrat's announcement signals a key hurdle for her confirmation as secretary is cleared.