Oh, seriously. Democrats are whining about, heaven forbid, a bit of pressure from unions to actually vote correctly on fast track and the Trans Pacific Partnership. Grow up--and if you can't cast a ...
Memorial Day was a tradition inaugurated after the American Civil War by (now) freed black Americans. Black America's history is American history, even while too many of those who are invested in ...
Mass graves highly thought to be those of migrant workers were found in Malaysia days after an amendment to the Trade Promotion Authority prohibiting human trafficking, child and slave labor, passed ...
The All-Nations Native American Veterans Memorial in Jefferson, Oregon
[This is an edited and updated reprise of an essay first written for Memorial Day in 2010.]
Just received a mailing today from Democracy for America with an alert that a new provision in the pending TPP Trade Bill, inserted by the GOP of course, would cut $700 million from Medicare to pay ...
Yeah, so, this is decidedly NOT new. CEOs are raking in vast riches yet again, using the usual confidence schemes they've used for a few decades. While inequality grows, it's still really, really ...
(photo credit: Doug Mills, NYT)
From The Guardian :
Barack Obama has secured support from Gulf leaders for his attempt to reach a nuclear deal with Iran as a summit outside Washington ...
Thursday's vote to open debate on fast-track trade legislation was proof that when he wants something bad enough, President Obama will use the bully pulpit, the telephone and a good deal of arm-...
The gloves have to come off when it comes to individual members of Congress who vote for "fast track" and the Trans Pacific Partnership. I'm talking seriously funded primaries in 2016. I'm going to ...
Earlier today, I wrote on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendment votes that the House took yesterday.
Today, the House finished the amendment votes and then voted on the final bill.