GOP Healthcare Bill in Senate: Act Now

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Image of GOP sabotaging Obamacare from Healthinsurance.org Today Senator Chuck Schumer spoke to the media about the impending analysis of the GOP health care bill, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA, H.R. 1628). Senator Bernie Sanders stood alongside as Schumer described the bill “as taking a sledgehammer to the ACA.” Schumer does not exaggerate. Since 2013, repeal and replace bills have […]

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Comic relief about Trump-Russia connection

Drain the agencies or the swamp

For those of us who are feeling underwhelmed with the soap-opera like events taking place at the nation’s highest office, the White House, these last few days, here’s some comic relief. Democratic Underground‘s “Pic-of-the-Moment” discussion post is one of many cartoons spawning from the latest debacle. To fill in briefly, last week, President Trump fired FBI Director Comey amid conflicting […]

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2017 Tax Marchers vow to make Trump answer to U.S.

Tax Day March 2017 includes reminder about global warming

Partners from 350.org and Rise Up May 1st tell us why more marches and community actions are necessary to build solidarity On a sunny Saturday April 15th, thousands of people gathered at the National Mall for the 2017 April 15th Tax March. The protest began at noon at the U.S. Capitol West Front Fountain. According to TaxMarch.org, the theme this year highlights President Trump’s conflicts […]

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Trump’s Lethal Reversal of Obama-era Gun Protections

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On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed a bill undoing part of the gun control executive actions enacted in 2016. The particular section concerns database expansion by the Social Security Administration into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). As part of a nationwide response after the Sandy Hook massacre in late 2012, former-President Obama undertook signature executive actions […]

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Trump’s elite cabinet poised to wage class warfare

Next Trump Tower?

For eight years, a weak recessionary recovery has prevailed. With so many jobs outsourced, and with the continued war-time militarization taking place in U.S.-NATO command bases around the globe, the Democrats have barely resisted the call for deeper austerity measures at home. With the former President, what was accepted as Orwellian diplomacy and shape-shifting of data to fit the press, […]

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March for Women’s Rights rivals Million-Man March

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The day after billionaire Donald Trump was sworn in as the nation’s populist Republican President became a moment of reckoning with the public no further away than the avenues adjacent the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The business tycoon and media star must have been stunned by huge crowds gathered in cities across the country on January 21st. There were 600 marches […]

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APIA Presidential Election Forum offers last-minute guidance for voters

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As voters head toward the polls on Tuesday, November 8th, to vote for the next president of the United States, who will they favor? Asian Pacific Islander Vote (APIAVote), together with Asian American Journalist Association (AAJA) hosted a historic event this year coinciding with the AAJA Annual Convention. On Friday August 12th at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas candidates from […]

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Green Party Jill Stein appeals to Bernie’s 99% via #OccupytheDebates

Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka Green Party 2016

Dr. Jill Stein believes she can win. She so believes this that she emphatically states that if 43 million millennials voted for her—if only because she promises a college debt jubilee—she could win the U.S. Presidency. A trained family physician and twice-presidential nominee of the Green Party, Dr. Stein’s soft-spoken voice belies her determination and skill in rhetoric. This is […]

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SEP2016: Elephant in the Room is Drive to World War III

Vote SEP in 2016

In the run-up to the presidential election, mainstream media not only downplays independent parties, it suppresses them. Fishtank‘s Lindsay France mocked the Greens in her September 30th RT show: “They’re not running a serious campaign!” Recent tweet includes a claim she has limited material to work with. No wonder news anchors can easily steer clear of the most important issue. […]

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Third Party Leftist Presidential Options in 2016

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The presidential race, according to the mainstream media television, has narrowed to two options, Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton versus Republican Party candidate Donald Trump. However you couldn’t tell by the media that the former Secretary of State has anything to worry about. Mr. Trump is the one with major health problems, a lot of marital infidelities, refusal to come […]

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