Reconstruction: Crash Course Black American History #19

At the end of the Civil War, the United States was still a very divided place. 700,000 people had died in a bitter fight over slavery. Reconstruction was the political process meant to bring the country back together. It was also the mechanism by which the country would extend the rights of citizenship to BlackContinue reading “Reconstruction: Crash Course Black American History #19”

New Filing Reveals Sinema Pads Campaign Coffers With More Pharma and Finance Funds

“This is what someone who’s bought and paid for looks like.” U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the right-wing Arizona Democrat obstructing her party’s $3.5 trillion Build Back Better bill, is the recent beneficiary of six-figure largesse from pharma- and finance-linked donors apparently rewarding her opposition to the flagship social and climate investment legislation, according to campaign finance disclosures filedContinue reading “New Filing Reveals Sinema Pads Campaign Coffers With More Pharma and Finance Funds”

People Think Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Is ‘Calling For Civil War’ With New Twitter Poll – MSNBC

‘Mark My Words’: MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan Reveals GOP’s ‘Chilling’ Plot For 2024

“We are in the midst of a rolling coup,” he warned before explaining the GOP’s end game to subvert the 2024 election. MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan said on Sunday night that Democrats could face a nightmare scenario in 2024 if Republicans control the House and Donald Trump runs again for president. “We are in the midst of a rolling coup,” Hasan said. “Almost everyContinue reading “‘Mark My Words’: MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan Reveals GOP’s ‘Chilling’ Plot For 2024”

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott orders a ban on all COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the state

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to pass a similar ban into law. The move comes as the Biden administration is set to issue rules requiring employers with more than 100 workers toContinue reading “Texas Gov. Greg Abbott orders a ban on all COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the state”

Fiona Hill says that if Trump runs again in 2024 and wins, ‘democracy’s done’

Fiona Hill told Politico that “democracy’s done” if Trump wins in 2024. She added that his victory would be built “on the back of a lie” and a “fiction” about the 2020 election. Hill described Trump as a national security and counterintelligence risk in her new book. The former top Russia expert from the TrumpContinue reading “Fiona Hill says that if Trump runs again in 2024 and wins, ‘democracy’s done’”

As Americans Demand Tax Reforms, Analysis Finds Top 1% Hold More Wealth Than Whole Middle Class

By comparison, in 1990 the top 1% held just 17% of the nation’s wealth—less than half of the middle class’ 36%. As the bombshell Pandora Papers continue to expose dubious details about how the world’s superrich hide their fortunes and avoid paying their fair share of taxes, Bloomberg on Friday published an analysis of U.S. Federal Reserve data revealing that Americans inContinue reading “As Americans Demand Tax Reforms, Analysis Finds Top 1% Hold More Wealth Than Whole Middle Class”

The Dred Scott Decision: Crash Course Black American History #16

In this video, we’ll learn about the US Supreme Court decision in Scott vs Sanford, handed down in 1857. The case ultimately rejected the idea that Black people could be citizens of the United States, and this helped entrench the institution of slavery, denied a host of rights to a huge number of people (bothContinue reading “The Dred Scott Decision: Crash Course Black American History #16”

Anger in Israel over US plans to reopen Jerusalem consulate – TRT World

In an attempt to restore ties with Palestinians, the US plans to reopen its consulate in occupied East Jerusalem which was shut by former US President Donald Trump in 2019. But, the move has sparked backlash from the Israeli government.

Steve Bannon Pledges 20,000 ‘Shock Troops’ As Part Of Republican Takeover – Ring of Fire

Trump ally Steve Bannon made a disturbing admission this week when he told NBC that he was planning on having up to “20,000 shock troops” ready to go when Republicans take over the government in 2024. He didn’t go into a lot of detail about what a “shock troop” is, but the fact that heContinue reading “Steve Bannon Pledges 20,000 ‘Shock Troops’ As Part Of Republican Takeover – Ring of Fire”

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