Yeah, fuck that shit. This is stupid, and Hillary Clinton should stop talking/thinking like this. It’s not 1990.
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Bernie Sanders is speaking live at Georgetown University on Democratic Socialism and how to defeat ISIS. Watch the live stream below: Full text of the speech, as posted by the Sanders campaign: In his inaugural remarks in January 1937, in the midst of the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt looked out at the nation […]
Scott Walker went right back to Wisconsin to do some really unthinkable things: The Koch-backed measures to eviscerate Wisconsin’s limits on money in elections and neuter the state’s election watchdog hit a stumbling block in the state senate this week, with a handful of Republican senators expressing concern that the measures go too far. So […]
I don’t know how i missed this Thursday, but I’ll believe it when I see it: The U.S. Department of Justice issued a memo on Thursday containing new guidelines stating that it will pursue the prosecution of individual employees, and not just their companies, for their role in precipitating the financial crisis in 2008. Many […]
The Eurozone is more important than a democratic election? Portugal has entered dangerous political waters. For the first time since the creation of Europe’s monetary union, a member state has taken the explicit step of forbidding eurosceptic parties from taking office on the grounds of national interest. Anibal Cavaco Silva, Portugal’s constitutional president, has refused […]
This is pretty scary. It’s specifically about Canada, but I imagine the principal applies to all parties in that iteration of the TPP, so it may affect NPR and PBS — not to mention the postal service: A secret letter leaked by WikiLeaks on Wednesday reveals that the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Canada Post […]
But he seems like he really cares about us! Politico’s Danny Vinik summed up who the big winners are under Trump’s plan, “Who would be the winners of the Trump tax plan? The rich. The top tax rate falling from 39.6 percent to 25 percent will give them a huge windfall, as will eliminating the […]
Hasn’t the statute of limitations already expired on the Wall St. crash? Stung by years of criticism that it has coddled Wall Street criminals, the Justice Department issued new policies on Wednesday that prioritize the prosecution of individual employees — not just their companies — and put pressure on corporations to turn over evidence against […]
Why wouldn’t she? He’s saying what she’s been saying all along: Wall Street foe Elizabeth Warren approves of Donald Trump’s tax plan. Warren, the Democratic Massachusetts senator known for railing against policies that benefit the rich and the financial sector, said Tuesday she could get behind Trump’s proposal to raise taxes on the wealthiest. “There are […]
Nearly every 2016 presidential candidate, of both parties, has spoken out about the burgeoning student loan crisis in recent months. It’s a vital issue for young voters whose support the candidates know can make or break their bid for office. But as candidates promise to improve college affordability and accessibility, some of them also have […]