The 110-page vision offers ideas that would have once been considered far too radical for any mainstream political campaign. It proposes a commission to study and recommend remedies or “reparations,” ushering in an end to cash bail, repealing so-called ‘right to work’ laws, ending the construction of the border wall, and rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, among other proposals. … [Read more...] about RED NOVEMBER: How the Democratic Party Has Brought America to the Brink of Socialism
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If Donald Trump can control his combative instincts and make a reasonable case that if voters choose Biden, they’ll get the whole left-wing package along with him, if the president can make the case that Biden is his party’s presumptive nominee because he sold himself to them as a middle-of-the-road politician but really isn’t — then Trump will have a chance to turn things around by November. … [Read more...] about In politics, as in baseball, it ain’t over till it’s over
Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDonald Trump Jr. to self-publish book 'Liberal Privilege' before GOP convention Tom Price: Here's how we can obtain more affordable care The Memo: Democrats feel rising tide in Florida MORE won the Puerto Rico primary on Sunday, picking up more delegates as he heads toward his formal nomination at the Democratic convention in August. … [Read more...] about Biden wins Puerto Rico primary
Former Vice President Joe Biden gave an enthusiastic pro-America speech during the 2016 Democratic National Convention, saying that the U.S. is “second to none.” “We do not scare easily, we never bow, we never bend, we never break when confronted with crisis,” Biden said at the time. “We are America, second to none, and we own the finish line.” … [Read more...] about These Politicians Used To Be Proud Of America. What Changed?
Even before the coronavirus struck, Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting was a prize opportunity for activists like Murray, Davis, and Tifft. The meetings are spectacles: Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, and Mariah Carey have all entertained shareholders in the past. But that star power co-exists uneasily with the darker realities of Walmart’s business model. If associates can puncture Walmart’s careful corporate glamour, they can — in theory — reveal its true face to the world. Walmart itself gives them the chance to try. Associates can purchase shares in Walmart through the company’s stock program for employees, and if they have held $2,000 for longer than a year, they can file a resolution on the proxy, which functions like a ballot for shareholders. And they can have their say at the annual meeting. Associates have used the meetings to raise concerns about low wages, sexual harassment, and pregnancy discrimination. Davis herself castigated … [Read more...] about Walmart Workers Are Dying From the Coronavirus. Now They Want a Seat at the Table.