Category: Left

Former Florida Congressman Says Best Thing Matt Gaetz Can Do Is ‘Shut Up, Hire a Lawyer, and Resign’

Former Florida Congressman Says Best Thing Matt Gaetz Can Do Is ‘Shut Up, Hire a Lawyer, and Resign’

Former congressman David Jolly (R-Fla.) said Wednesday the best thing Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) can do now is “shut up” and resign.
When Pornography Becomes Political: The Implications of Utah’s Proposed Phone Filter Bill

When Pornography Becomes Political: The Implications of Utah’s Proposed Phone Filter Bill

According to Fight the New Drug, pornography can have a lasting impact on individuals, relationships, and society as a whole. Its addictive nature doesn't discriminate against any demographic.
Schumer: ‘Biden Legally Has the Authority to Cancel up to $50K in Student Debt Through Executive Action’

Schumer: ‘Biden Legally Has the Authority to Cancel up to $50K in Student Debt Through Executive Action’

President Biden has it within his executive power to erase up to $50,000 per borrower in student loan debt, according to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), addressing the racial wealth gap during a virtual roundtable.
W.H. Climate Adviser: When the President Says He Hears the Word ‘Climate,’ He Thinks ‘Jobs’

W.H. Climate Adviser: When the President Says He Hears the Word ‘Climate,’ He Thinks ‘Jobs’

While a Republican climate denier tries to play "gotcha" by singling out the elements of President Biden's big new infrastructure plan which pertain to dealing with global climate change, the White House climate adviser is more than happy to own those provisions.
Fmr Republican Strategist: GOP Has Drawn a Line in the Sand and Said They Are for ‘White Power in America’

Fmr Republican Strategist: GOP Has Drawn a Line in the Sand and Said They Are for ‘White Power in America’

The Republican Party has cast aside its core principles to move towards an embrace of power aimed at one thing: advancing white people at the expense of American people of color. That's according to former GOP strategist and Lincoln Project adviser Kurt Bardella.
‘We Need Democratically Agreed to Rules for the Internet’

‘We Need Democratically Agreed to Rules for the Internet’

Under fire in some quarters for their role in disseminating information -- and disinformation -- to the American people ahead of last year's presidential election, two top tech leaders defended their companies' roles and at least one sought some sort of oversight for the future.
‘I Am So Sick of Prayers and Thoughts’

‘I Am So Sick of Prayers and Thoughts’

After another in the long march of deadly mass shootings across the nation -- this one claiming 10 lives at a Colorado supermarket -- some are willing to settle for more of the usual bromides. Others -- very definitely -- are not.
Washington D.C. Statehood: ‘What We Want Is Equal Representation with Other Americans’

Washington D.C. Statehood: ‘What We Want Is Equal Representation with Other Americans’

Democrats forcefully defended Washington DC's long-sought dream for statehood on Capitol Hill Monday, and just as strongly rebutted Republican arguments against making Washington the nation's 51st state.
Asian Americans Violence: Trump’s Language Is a ‘Direct Cause of Some of These Incidents’

Asian Americans Violence: Trump’s Language Is a ‘Direct Cause of Some of These Incidents’

While one US president tries to help the nation heal from racist killings and violence against Asian-Americans, his predecessor is blamed for fomenting the hate in the first place.
On Voting Rights, Republicans Are Arguing that This Country ‘Must Remain White in the Vein of Old Europe’

On Voting Rights, Republicans Are Arguing that This Country ‘Must Remain White in the Vein of Old Europe’

While ongoing Republican attempts across the country to try to limit voting rights are not only undemocratic, they are racist to try to recast the United States as predominantly white-ruled nation -- they must also be resisted across the board, according to a variety of political observers.