Opinion: How to Stop the GOP From Killing Medicare, Social Security, and Us / by Thom Hartmann

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), and Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the U.S. Capitol on July 20, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Jabin Botsford – Pool/Getty Images) The Republican Party is quite literally taking aim at the lives of low-income and working-class people of thisContinue reading “Opinion: How to Stop the GOP From Killing Medicare, Social Security, and Us / by Thom Hartmann”

Paris Marx: Improving the world is a political project, not a technological one / by James Wilt

Paris Marx is a socialist writer and host of the left wing tech podcast Tech Won’t Save Us. Photo supplied. Tech Won’t Save Us host and ‘Road to Nowhere’ author on the many problems with Silicon Valley’s visions of the future Paris Marx (https://parismarx.com/) is one of the leading authorities on all things “tech.” AsContinue reading “Paris Marx: Improving the world is a political project, not a technological one / by James Wilt”

Petro wins first-round victory against right wing in Colombian presidential vote / by William T. Whitney, Jr.

Presidential candidate Gustavo Petro, left, and his running mate Francia Marquez, with the Historical Pact coalition, stand before supporters on election night in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 29, 2022. Their ticket will advance to a runoff contest in June after none of the six candidates in Sunday’s first round got half the vote. | FernandoContinue reading “Petro wins first-round victory against right wing in Colombian presidential vote / by William T. Whitney, Jr.”