All news tagged with #Congress

Whitney Webb, USA 02/27/2018 0

Cindy Sheehan and the Women’s March on the Pentagon: A Movement, Not Just a Protest

Sheehan was taken aback by how some prominent organizers of the recent Women’s March were unwilling to express anti-war positions and argued for excluding the issue of peace entirely from the event and movement as a whole.
Ted Rall, USA 02/14/2018 0

Democrats Could Lose Again This Fall

You’re reading this, so you probably follow political punditry.
Michael Winship, USA 02/13/2018 0

Something’s Rotten in the State of the Union

You think it can't get any crazier and then it just does.
Richard Eskow, USA 02/08/2018 0

Trump’s General Just Announced a New Cold War. Who Will Stop It?

It can only be stopped by a mass movement of people who are willing to stand against the reckless rush into chaos.
Jon Queally, USA 02/05/2018 0

After New Trump Demand for $25 Billion Wall, Lawmaker Says Cheaper to Build Giant Statue of Middle Finger Aimed at Latin America

"Both a wall and the statue," argues Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), "would be equally offensive and equally ineffective and both would express Trump's deeply held suspicion of Latinos."
Chris Hedges, USA 01/16/2018 0

The Visionless Society

Imagine yourself in early 2019.
John Feffer, 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.
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, 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.
Michael Winship, 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.
Steven Rosenfeld, 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.