Which 2020 Democrats Are Taking Money From The Healthcare Industry?

By Karl Evers-Hillstrom and Jessica Piper, Opensecrets.org -

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called on fellow Democratic presidential candidates to reject contributions from the healthcare industry this week, a renewed effort to distinguish himself from a [...]


By Andrew Fishman, Leandro Demori, and Amanda Audi, Theintercept.com -

On the afternoon of August 28, Car Wash prosecutor Orlando Martello sent a message to the group relating a telephone conversation he’d had with Vladimir Aras. At the time the secretary of [...]

New Elections Systems Vulnerable To Hacks, AP Analysis Shows

By Tami Abdollah, AP.org -

WASHINGTON—Pennsylvania’s message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to [...]

Return Of The Poll Tax

By Robert P. Alvarez, Otherwords.org -

The poll tax Florida Governor Ron DeSantis just signed into law may cost his state $365 million a year — indefinitely.  DeSantis and the GOP-led Florida legislature recently made quick work of [...]

U.S. House Of Representatives Creates Requirement That There Be Some Basis For Any Foreign Bases

By David Swanson, Worldbeyondwar.org -

In this video from Wednesday on C-Span, at 5:21, Rep. Omar makes the case for a need to justify foreign military bases, not just blindly fund unlimited and unknown empire. At 5:25 Rep. Adam Smith [...]

Manila’s New Mayor Wants Solar Panels, Rainwater Collectors For City’s Schools

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch.com -

Manila's new mayor wants to turn the city's public schools into a living lesson in sustainability. Mayor Francisco "Isko" Moreno Domagoso unveiled a plan Tuesday to install solar panels and [...]

In Terms Of Combating Climate Crisis, Renowned Naturalist David Attenborough Declares: ‘We Cannot Be Radical Enough’

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

In testimony to British lawmakers Tuesday, famed scientist and environmental advocate Sir David Attenborough said that humanity "cannot be radical enough" in working to stop the ravages of the [...]

Electoral Road To Socialism?

By Tom Wetzel, Ideasandaction.info -

Could a shift from capitalism to socialism be brought about through electoral politics? Ever since the origins of the modern socialist left in the late 1800s, many socialists have viewed the [...]

10 Keys To Understanding Mexico’s Lopez Obrador At A Year Since His Election

By Katu Arkonada, Resumen-english.org -

One year after the triumph of the people, a popular insurrection of votes at the polls, that occurred on July 1, 2018, and 7 months of governing, perhaps the phrase that best characterizes the [...]

House Democrats Give $4.6 Billion For Trump’s Concentration Camps

House Democrats voted overwhelmingly to provide the American immigration Gestapo with $4.6 billion to round up and jail thousands of immigrant children in concentration camps yesterday. The vote [...]

Does A Presidential Candidate Who Thinks Billionaires Can Be ‘Deserving’ Deserve To Be President?

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

The two dozen candidates for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination all have extremely busy schedules. Especially this week, what with the first candidate debates in Miami. So none [...]

Refusing To Fund Our Own Destruction

By Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson, Otherwords.org -

I spent the summer of 2015 knocking on doors across Cincinnati. As a rising college sophomore, I’d joined a group called Ohio Citizen Action to canvass for my community and the planet. That year, [...]

International Lawyers Ask For Lula’s Freedom

By Staff, Mundo.sputniknews.com -

RRio de Janeiro, Brazil - A manifesto signed by 13 international lawyers and lawyers, including the Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón, calls for the annulment of the sentence against former Brazilian [...]

WaPo Doesn’t Want Voters To Know Medicare For All Will Cut Their Health Costs

By Julie Hollar, Fair.org -

Healthcare consistently ranks as one of the top issues for Democratic voters, so helping those voters understand Democratic presidential candidates’ positions on healthcare ought to be a key job [...]

‘Business As Usual Is A Death Sentence’: Hundreds Of Youth Activists Sit In At DNC Headquarters To Demand 2020 Debate On Climate Crisis

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

Hundreds of youth activists held a sit-in at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee on Tuesday to demand a climate-specific presidential debate that treats the planetary crisis [...]