Corporate Democrats ‘Passing the Torch’ / by Norman Solomon

U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries in 2020. (Brookings Institution, Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Originally published in  Common Dreams Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, but Norman Solomon says that affiliation for the man tapped Wednesday to take over as leader of House Democrats should not be taken at face value. Images ofContinue reading “Corporate Democrats ‘Passing the Torch’ / by Norman Solomon”

Student Loan Debt Is an American Malignancy Born of Ronald Reagan / by Thom Hartmann

Former President Ronald Reagan addressing the audience at the White House News Photographers Association dinner on May 18, 1983. (Photo: Bettmann/Contributor/via Getty images) Originally published in Common Dreams, https://www.commondreams.org/ Forgiving student debt is not a slap at anybody; it’s righting a moral wrong inflicted on millions by Reagan and his morbidly rich Republican buddies. PresidentContinue reading “Student Loan Debt Is an American Malignancy Born of Ronald Reagan / by Thom Hartmann”

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”