All news tagged with #Congress
USA 01/16/2018 0
The Visionless Society
Imagine yourself in early 2019.
USA 01/14/2018 0
Trump and the Neocons Are Exploiting an Iran Protest Movement They Know Nothing About
The last time Iranians went out onto the streets in large numbers, they were protesting what they thought was a stolen election.
USA 01/01/2018 0
17 Things We Learned about Money in Politics in 2017
First a confession. I did not write a “16 Things We Learned about Money in Politics in 2016.” It was a strange post-election period and I just couldn’t put pen to paper.
USA 01/01/2018 0
The Tax Bill Is the Grinchiest Christmas Gift Yet
At year's end, Donald Trump and Congress are putting a lump of "clean, beautiful coal" in our stockings.
USA 12/13/2017 0
Progressives and Berniecrats Push Hard to End or Curtail the Superdelegate System
More than a dozen progressive groups are urging the Democratic National Committee’s post-2016 Unity Reform Commission to recommend the party end its superdelegate system, where one-sixth of those nominating the presidential candidate are chosen before primaries and caucuses.
Sri Lanka 12/12/2017 0
The Necessity of Imagining An Unimaginable War
Top military and political experts warn that the risk of war is at an all-time high, the threat is imminent and the impact would be catastrophic.
USA 12/08/2017 0
How Corporate Power Killed Democracy
Corporate Power is the Fusion of the Corporation and the State
USA 12/01/2017 0
How to Stop a Tax Plan Rigged for the Rich
The Earth doesn’t quite shake when lawmakers in Washington, D.C. take one of their periodic votes on tax “reform.”
USA 11/26/2017 0
Inequality Out of Control: The Average 1% Household Made Over $2.5 Million in the Past Year
Inequality, like a malignant tumor, is growing out of control, and the only response from Congress is to make it even worse.
USA 11/25/2017 0
Sen. Menendez Mistrial Has Serious Implications for Future Corruption Cases
Legal experts and federal prosecutors warned that a win for Menendez could essentially legalize public corruption and “pay-to-play politics” at a time when American faith in the political system is at a notable low.