Thanks in large part to CDC mismanagement, our government intends to let millions more people die and become disabled from COVID-19.
Photo Credit: Drew Angerer / Getty Images Rep. Dan Crenshaw, center. Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) signed onto an early lawsuit challenging the validity of the 2020 elections. But he revealed recently that not only are claims of 2020 election fraud false, but the Republicans who continue to promote this theory fully know that they're lying. … Continue reading 2020 election fraud: the lie that won’t die
This is what the GOP's one-party state would look like. Wisconsin is being widely viewed as a model of what dismantling democracy in the United States might look like. Ari Berman recently spoke in a Democracy Now! post about the history of the Republican takeover of Wisconsin politics. The twelve-year process of the Wisconsin GOP's … Continue reading Wisconsin as a GOP laboratory for dismantling democracy
Left to right: Ruth Conniff, Mercedes Falk, Shaun Duvall, Roberto Tecpile, John Rosenow and Stan Linder at the Wabasha library | Wisconsin Examiner photo With the toxic anti-immigrant sentiment that has become a staple of American politics, it is heartening to hear about new bridges being built between Wisconsin dairy farmers and undocumented immigrants. These … Continue reading unexpected allies: wisconsin dairy farmers and undocumented immigrants
Community groups gather in from of a Michels company building in Milwaukee. (Photo | Voces de la Frontera Action!) You'd think that after four disastrous years of a Trump presidency, the trope of a businessman making an ideal politician would be dead in the water. Yet, here it returns, zombie-like, from the dead with Tim … Continue reading Michels too extreme for Wisconsin
Union of Concerned Scientists We still need to defuse nuclear weapons because nuclear threats are still not an option. Nuclear war is not an option. Sixty years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, one of the most blatant threats of nuclear war has been made by Russian President Vladimir Putin. But these are far from the … Continue reading 60 years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, nuclear threats are still not an option
Students listen during a rally in support of inclusive Family Life Education outside of Luther Jackson Middle School in Falls Church, Virginia, on July 14, 2022.Eric Lee for The Washington Post via Getty Images High school students are supporting their peers in ways unimaginable when I was in high school. When I was in high … Continue reading high school students are supporting their peers in ways unimaginable when I was young
The convoluted messaging from the pandemic is begging to be parodied. CDC communications have been atrocious during the pandemic.
The United States Federal Reserve always uses the same blunt tool to combat inflation or even the remote threat of inflation--hiking interest rates. But this tool has always been based on an assumption that rarely has been true--that rising wages cause inflation. There can be many reasons for inflation. Most recently, pandemic-caused disruptions in the … Continue reading corporate greed and inflation
It’s been about Democratic Party fundraising rather than Democratic Party doing for a long time. No wonder that the party leaders continue finding unique and creative ways to steal defeat from the jaws of victory. https://truthout.org/articles/democratic-leadership-can-protect-abortion-rights-they-would-rather-fundraise/