It is in one sense providential that a pandemic that has most of the country, and in fact the world, in lockdown coincides with the Christian period of Lent. Lent is a period of self-examination, repentance and renewal. It is a time of intentional focus on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, and where […]
Writing is my passion. In the near future I will use this space to showcase my latest writing, including my own take on what’s happening in the world. I may also use this space to highlight good stuff that deserves your attention, and maybe even the results of whatever experimentation I do as I expand […]
The issue of stagnant working-class wages, which outgoing EPI President Larry Mishel has worked so hard to make prominent, is being co-opted to sell GOP tax cuts that will primarily benefit the wealthy. Even so, he counts this as progress.
Doug Jones’s victory in Alabama belongs to the voters, who rose up from the grassroots in a new movement to restore voting rights and met the challenge of keeping a homophobe, racist and accused pedophile out of the U.S. Senate.
Homelessness is on the rise, and the GOP’s tax and budget plans will make the housing crisis worse. A People’s Hearing on Housing with Congress members in Washington, DC highlighted these problems and solutions that match their scale.
“If we talk to people on issues in a universal way, we are going to get their vote.” That’s how Pleasant Hill, Iowa’s newest city councilperson, socialist Ross Grooters, says he won his seat, and how he thinks others can run and win, too.
Winners include bold progressives and a voter-led push to expand Medicaid in a state led by a Trump-like governor. Defeated was a gubernatorial candidate who spent millions on fear-mongering and race-baiting. So who’s the biggest loser?
Americans for Tax Fairness has just published “Nine Terrible Things About the Republican Tax Plan.” All are good reasons for you should get on the phone with your member of Congress and tell them to vote against this travesty of a tax bill.
People’s Action joins a broad coalition asking everyone to call 877-795-7862 NOW and tell your Members of Congress to vote against the Republicans’ tax cut plan, which offers huge windfalls to corporations and the rich at our expense.
Jafet Robles of Springfield, Massachusetts went from serving jail time for a drug offense to becoming a gifted grassroots organizer and a leading voice in the fight against mass incarceration.