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AOC Calls for Ban on Revolving Door for Lawmakers Who Become Lobbyists

May 31, 2019           |                                       

CO2 Concentration Is Higher Than Ever in Human History The Left Should Direct the Impeachment Effort AOC Calls for Ban on Revolving Door for Lawmakers Who Become Lobbyists Noam Chomsky: Trump’s “Economic Boom” Is a Sham Trump Is Trying to Ban Climate Science Because… Obama? US Abortion Rights Activists Can Draw Inspiration From Ireland One […]

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Society Is in Decay

May 31, 2019           |                                       

Plutocrats like to control the range of permissible public dialogue. Plutocrats also like to shape what society values. If you want to see where a country’s priorities lie, look at how it allocates its money. While teachers and nurses earn comparatively little for performing critical jobs, corporate bosses including those who pollute our planet and […]

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Noam Chomsky: Trump’s “Economic Boom” Is a Sham

May 30, 2019           |                                       

Noam Chomsky: Trump’s “Economic Boom” Is a Sham Trump Is Trying to Ban Climate Science Because… Obama? US Abortion Rights Activists Can Draw Inspiration From Ireland Big Oil Pushes Corporate-Friendly Carbon Tax to Halt Green New Deal Wave Philosopher Herbert Marcuse on the Rise of Fascism in Europe Abortion Ban in Missouri Would Mean Influx […]

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Photograph Source: lyzadanger Derivative work: Diliff – CC BY-SA 2.0 Democrats need to study history and follow the example of Theodore Roosevelt, in other words, become “trust busters.” Roosevelt was a Republican and his willingness to confront the monopolists of his day earned him scorn from some, yet enough support to win the Presidency in […]

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By Ralph NaderMay 29, 2019 Plutocrats like to control the range of permissible public dialogue. Plutocrats also like to shape what society values. If you want to see where a country’s priorities lie, look at how it allocates its money. While teachers and nurses earn comparatively little for performing critical jobs, corporate bosses including those […]

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As the 2019 Indian General Election Takes Place, Are the Nation’s Farmers Being Dealt a Knock-Out Blow?

April 22, 2019           |                                       

In 1830, British colonial administrator Lord Metcalfe said India’s villages were little republics that had nearly everything they could want for within themselves. India’s ability to endure derived from these communities: Dynasty after dynasty tumbles down but the village community remains the same. It is in a high degree conducive to their happiness, and to […]

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All of the Democratic presidential candidates have committed to rejecting the influence of special interests. To demonstrate their resolve, several of the candidates have promised to power their White House ambitions without a single dollar of lobbyist money. In the waves of small-dollar donations reported on Monday — the first financial disclosure reporting period of […]

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As Jeff Cohen points out, political fear of progressives and corporate power have pushed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) towards strategies for stopping primary challenges The post “Stunning and Revealing” – DCCC Demands Loyalty Oath From Political Consultants appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Assange and WikiLeaks allowed us to see the inner workings of empire — the most important role of a press — and for this they became empire’s prey, writes Chris Hedges of Truthdig. By Chris Hedges Truthdig The arrest Thursday of Julian Assange eviscerates all pretense of the rule of law and the rights of […]

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Like all austerity policies, the ultimate point of Trump’s new tax code is to come down hard on poor people while enriching the most comfortable. It squares perfectly with his administration’s approach to immigration, health care, and foreign relations, and we should treat it as an urgent threat. This April 15 is the true start […]

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Wikileaks released Manning’s leaked documents and exposed multiple crimes committed by the U.S. government and armed forces – Jay says this is getting lost in the corporate media coverage of Assange’s arrest;  when he was arrested, Assange carried a copy of TRNN’s book “Gore Vidal on the History of the National Security State” which was […]

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Before the 2018 midterm elections, and now, in the 2020 presidential campaign, multiple Democratic presidential and congressional candidates have publicly sworn off taking money from corporate political action committees. For Beto O’Rourke, denouncing PAC money didn’t hurt his fundraising bottom line. In fact, it may have been an advantage—he raised more money in the first […]

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Who would dream of putting an end to the culture of secrecy, the opacity of multinational companies’ accounts and the fortunes hidden in tax havens? The usual suspects, of course, tax justice activists – academics, churches, trade unions – angered by revelations such as the Panama Papers or Paradise papers. But not only: a recent […]

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