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Obama, Pelosi push Democrats further to the right By Patrick Martin 8 April 2019 In back-to-back interventions this week, the current and former top Democrats in Washington called for the party to move even further to the right. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former President Barack Obama were singing from the same hymn book, disparaging […]

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Once again, Republicans are caught without an alternative to their nemesis Obamacare. After the Trump administration supported a legal fight to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, President Trump began to wage a campaign to make Republicans, the “party of health care.” Trump assured the nation that Republicans were sooooo close to the most […]

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What follows is a conversation between Prosperity Now’s Kasey Wiedrich and Greg Wilpert of The Real News Network. Read a transcript of their conversation below or watch the video at the bottom of the post. GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network and I’m Greg Wilpert, coming to you from Baltimore. A stunning new study […]

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The long journey toward transforming our health care system to ensure that all our nation’s people get the care they need is entering its next major phase. In the coming days, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, with dozens of House co-sponsors, is expected to introduce an updated version of a House Medicare for All bill, a significant […]

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New Court Rulings Keep the Birth Control Mandate in Place

January 20, 2019           |                                       

What’s Next for Public Education in 2019 Those Nazi Rallies Are Not for the Left. They’re for Centrist Journalists. No End in Sight: The Perils of Trump’s Guantánamo Calls for FBI Probe of Homeland Secretary Follow Child Detention Memo Leak The Shutdown Will Harm the Health and Safety of Americans, Even After It’s Ended Anti-Corruption […]

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The GOP Is Scared of Democracy. Just Look at Wisconsin.

December 5, 2018           |                                       

Will Mexico’s Left-Wing President Help Trump’s Immigration Agenda? The GOP Is Scared of Democracy. Just Look at Wisconsin. Be Afraid, Mr. Trump. Robert Mueller Is Teaching Us Patience. Republican Voter Fraud Could Force New Election in North Carolina A Massive US Propaganda Machine Bolstered George H.W. Bush’s War on Iraq Betsy DeVos Uses Our Taxes […]

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Mitch McConnell Determined to Confirm Trump’s Radical Anti-Choice Judges

December 1, 2018           |                                       

Will Congress Stop the Endless Wars? Congress Is Full of Rich People. How Can They Represent Us? The Past and Present Partisanship of Birthright Citizenship Trump Tower Trifecta of Bad News CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill for Daring to Denounce Oppression of Palestinians Trump’s Fascist Efforts to Demolish Democracy Senate Republican leaders are poised to […]

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Trump’s Anti-Trans Memo Opens Door to Escalating State Surveillance

October 27, 2018           |                                       

Georgia’s Kemp Purged 340,134 Voters, Falsely Asserting They Had Moved Broad-Daylight Fascism and the Bombs of October Why Voting for Immigration Reform Is Critical for Korean Americans Trump’s Transphobic Attack Is Cruel Beyond All Definition Billionaires Made More Money in 2017 Than Any Other Year in History Air Pollution Causes Up to 33 Million ER […]

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Chissa Rivaldi never expected to be in a fight with her university over birth control. Four years ago, when she was deciding where to pursue a doctoral degree in biology, she had two key things in mind: a supportive adviser and an institution with a robust research program. She found what she was looking for […]

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“Contraception Deserts” Likely to Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy

September 30, 2018           |                                       

For People Behind Bars, Reporting Sexual Assault Leads to More Punishment Feminists and Trans Activists Rise Against State Violence in Argentina When Survivors Unite Trump Accused of Rigging FBI’s Kavanaugh Probe by Imposing “Outrageous” Limits “Contraception Deserts” Likely to Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy Grassroots Effort to “Defeat Brett Kavanaugh Once and for All” […]

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How Do We Confront a Supreme Threat to Choice?

August 26, 2018           |                                       

Sex Workers Fight Back Against Harmful Anti-Trafficking Laws BDS Win: How Tunisian Groups Blocked Entry of an Israel-Linked Cargo Ship Noam Chomsky: Hopes and Anxieties in the Age of Trump Will Donald Trump Fire Jeff Sessions After the Midterms? New Poll Shows 70 Percent of Americans Support Medicare for All US Cities Issue IDs to […]

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In a recent debate aired on Radio Boston, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley delivered an unusual mantra for her bid to unseat incumbent Rep. Michael Capuano, declaring that she would vote in a nearly identical way as her opponent. “We will vote the same way, but lead differently,” she said. Nationwide, left-wing Democrats are garnering tons of […]

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Pre-Existing Conditions: The Age Group Most Vulnerable if Coverage Goes Away

July 11, 2018           |                                       

Behind the Blockades: Intersectional Organizing to Abolish ICE Trump Card: Brett Kavanaugh and the Unitary Executive Theory Congress Can Stop Foreign Secret Spending on US Elections Right Now Court Reaffirms Bayou Bridge Pipeline to Cut Through Atchafalaya Basin With “Mountainous” Evidence on Plaintiffs’s Side, Hundreds of Cancer Cases Against Monsanto Get Green Light Donald Trump’s […]

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Kentucky Governor Retaliates Against Poor After Court Rejects Medicaid Changes

July 9, 2018           |                                       

Donald Trump Uses Right-Wing Populism to Unite Divergent Groups US White Nationalist Movement Is Attempting to Build International Allies Six Lies on Trade Newly Unearthed FBI File Exposes Targeting of Folk Singer Dave Van Ronk How ER Bills Can Cost as Much as $50,000 for “Trauma Response” Toys “R” Us Workers Take on Private Equity […]

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