Category: Left

Sanders Calls Manchin and Sinema Corrupt: They ‘Do Not Have the Right to Sabotage What 48 Want’

Sanders Calls Manchin and Sinema Corrupt: They ‘Do Not Have the Right to Sabotage What 48 Want’

Sen Bernie Sanders is turning up the heat on two members of his own Democratic caucus who are imperiling approval of a $3.5 trillion spending package which Sanders himself helped architect.
Ilhan Omar Blasts Biden’s Broken Immigration Promises: We Are Not Seeing a ‘More Humane’ System

Ilhan Omar Blasts Biden’s Broken Immigration Promises: We Are Not Seeing a ‘More Humane’ System

A well-known House progressive -- and herself a refugee to the United States -- is condemning the Biden administration's immigration policies and enforcement.
‘Peril’ Authors Defend JCS Chairman: Those Criticizing Gen. Milley for Treason ‘Owe Him an Apology’

‘Peril’ Authors Defend JCS Chairman: Those Criticizing Gen. Milley for Treason ‘Owe Him an Apology’

The Washington Post reporters who reported the activities of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the dark days following the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol Building as part of their new book are publicly defending the military chief.
AOC Appeals to the Dictionary to Claim Her Appearance at the Met Gala Is Not Ironic

AOC Appeals to the Dictionary to Claim Her Appearance at the Met Gala Is Not Ironic

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pushing back against criticism of her decision to attend the Met Gala this week wearing a white dress with the words "Tax The Rich" emblazoned in red.
Fmr Senator On GOP Opposing Vaccine Mandate: Are We Going to Go Back to the Days of Children Dying … of Chicken Pox?

Fmr Senator On GOP Opposing Vaccine Mandate: Are We Going to Go Back to the Days of Children Dying … of Chicken Pox?

The virulence with which Republicans -- including a number of Republican state governors around the country -- are opposing the vaccine mandate which President Biden is implementing has at least one former Democratic senator from Missouri frightened for the future of the health of American children.
VP Harris: ‘Unity Is Imperative in America’

VP Harris: ‘Unity Is Imperative in America’

Vice President Kamala Harris beseeched Americans to regain the unity that they found in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Attorney: Dems Need to Fix a ‘Radical’ Supreme Court Beholden to ‘Very Right Wing Idealogues’

Attorney: Dems Need to Fix a ‘Radical’ Supreme Court Beholden to ‘Very Right Wing Idealogues’

The new Texas abortion ban which took effect last week -- after the US Supreme Court took a pass on an emergency appeal of the law -- has reawakened the debate about President Biden and congressional Democrats taking action to reform the high court after Donald Trump and his Republican allies spent four years tilting it to the hard right.
Speaker Pelosi’s Legislation Against Texas Abortion Ban Will Prove Useless

Speaker Pelosi’s Legislation Against Texas Abortion Ban Will Prove Useless

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's pledge to pass federal legislation to reverse the new Texas abortion ban might be entirely well-meaning, but it's also a completely empty promise.
‘Classic Race-Baiting’: Texas ER Doc Blasts Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for Blaming Unvaccinated Black Americans for COVID Surge

‘Classic Race-Baiting’: Texas ER Doc Blasts Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for Blaming Unvaccinated Black Americans for COVID Surge

Those who have been anti-vaccine are now increasingly looking to point the finger of unvaccination elsewhere, in the face of mounting new cases of the illness and its Delta variant. And they are often pointing towards Black Americans. Now an ER doctor is calling out one such individual, her state's Republican lieutenant governor, Dan Patrick, of Texas.
Education Secretary: ‘We’re Clearly at a Fork in the Road’ in Opening Schools Safely

Education Secretary: ‘We’re Clearly at a Fork in the Road’ in Opening Schools Safely

As the new school year fast approaches, school districts can either adhere to pandemic guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and open with some confidence of safety -- or ignore guidance for masks and such, and run the risk that in-school instruction will be interrupted as it was last year when the pandemic first emerged.