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Warren’s plan represents a big step forward, but we should demand something far bolder to address the child care crisis in America. One of the most outrageous features of American life is our lack of a functional child care system. When it comes to child care, we’re disgracefully behind the rest of the world. The […]

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photo: Tiocfaidh ár lá 1916 The three departing Conservatives MPs pulled no punches. In a joint resignation letter that rocked Westminster on Wednesday, the trio said that the Tories were “in the grip” of the pro-Brexit European Research Group who were “now recklessly marching the country to the cliff edge of no deal”. The ERG […]

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U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cheered the decision by Amazon.com Inc to scrap its plans to build an outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs The post Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Amazon’s NYC pullout appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Ocasio-Cortez Cheers After Amazon Scraps Planned New York Campus

February 14, 2019           |                                       

House Democrats Slam Trump on Yemen and Venezuela Republicans Deny Collusion as Manafort Busted Again This Valentine’s Day, Let’s Choose Love Over Borders Neoliberal Ties Doomed Latin America’s Leftist Political Tide Trump Blocks Back Pay for Contractors Who Worked During Shutdown Ilhan Omar Grills Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams on US-Backed Genocide Amazon announced it had […]

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How clean water can be the most powerful weapon against superbugs

February 13, 2019           |                                       

Antibiotic resistance is a growing global crisis that will hit the world’s poorest people hardest. Estimates show that 10 million people a year will die worldwide from the effects of superbugs by the middle of this century. Four million of those deaths will be in Africa unless radical action is taken to deal with the […]

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Proposals for taxing wealthy Americans are gaining traction among Democrats in Congress leading up to the 2020 election. First, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggested in a “60 Minutes” interview that a 70 percent marginal tax rate for income earned above $10 million could help pay for the Green New Deal, a set of environmental […]

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As part of the Tashkent City development, hundreds of people are being displaced from their homes. Source: Atkhan Akhmedov.The heart of Uzbekistan’s ancient capital is now a vast construction site. As foreign commentators celebrate an emerging “Uzbek spring” under president Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Tashkent City is being vaunted as the sleek urban embodiment of the new […]

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U.K. Leader Unveils Brexit Plan B, Looks A Lot Like Plan A

January 21, 2019           |                                       

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A. May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a contentious Irish border […]

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Britain’s May Faces No-Confidence Vote After Brexit Plan Crushed

January 15, 2019           |                                       

LONDON—British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government. The defeat was widely expected, but the scale of the House of Commons’ vote — 432 votes against the government and 202 in […]

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The future of the Affordable Care Act and comprehensive health care coverage remains uncertain nationally. Republicans have made multiple attempts to repeal all or part of the law, and President Trump cut the advertising budget for the last open-enrollment period, although enrollment numbers were still higher than expected, as PBS reported in December. Amid these […]

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Ending his first week in office by quickly putting into action the far-right agenda he promoted during his campaign, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday unveiled economic proposals that critics says will worsen inequality across Brazil, putting corporate profits above the well-being of middle- and lower-class families. Privatization of airports and seaports, tax cuts for […]

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Each New Year’s, my wife and I indulge one of our favorite traditions: the household purge. We scour our closets for stuff that’s just taking up space, quietly draining our home’s energy, and move it along. I can’t recommend it enough. This year, America’s doing the same thing — and putting House Speaker Paul Ryan […]

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Each New Year’s, my wife and I indulge one of our favorite traditions: the household purge. We scour our closets for stuff that’s just taking up space, quietly draining our home’s energy, and move it along. I can’t recommend it enough. This year, America’s doing the same thing — and putting House Speaker Paul Ryan […]

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