Truthout interviews Saikat Chakrabarti from Brand New Congress, an organization that helps strong community leaders, who believe in Bernie Sanders’ core platform, to launch political campaigns for election to Congress in 2018.
We are all so grateful to the House Democrats who are standing firm for gun control measures, yet what Jimmy Dore says in these two videos resonates with me. It is part of the big picture. Dore supports the gun control sit-in by Democrat House Representatives, but he sees some irony. You’ll see it too, as he draws comparisons between the sit-in Democrats and Bernie Sanders and also the Occupy Movement. Underlying everything,of course, is the issue of Big Money in politics…
“Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act” Aims to Stop the Revolving Door Between Wall Street and Washington
I found this in my mailbox today – regarding the Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act introduced by Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). To help get this bill passed, please sign the petition…
Tim Canova (D-FL) makes honorable “Truthdigger of the Week.” He is an anti-corruption warrior, and is running for the Senate. Be sure to read the interview at the end of the article. Canova is a wonderful Progressive. Truthdigger of the Week: Progressive Congressional Candidate Tim Canova (Link) Every week […]
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich has a new economics teaching video. As Congress begins to devise a new budget, Reich targets the myths of austerity – so that you won’t be fooled by political rhetoric. Austerity 101 3 Deficit Spending Principles You Need to Know Deficits are […]
Decide the Future is calling for Internet users to sign their petition to halt the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA). In addition, use their Political Scoreboard to tweet your elected representatives.