Archive for ‘politics’

June 8, 2019

Why We Underestimate How Fast and Far Democracies Can Fall

The War Against Democracy, and Why We’re Losing It

Source: Why We Underestimate How Fast and Far Democracies Can Fall

May 22, 2019

Saanich to examine the way in which permissive tax exemptions are handed out

WATCH: Should churches pay property taxes if they don’t contribute to the wider community? That’s a question Saanich councillors are now dealing with. As Calvin To reports, a provincial organization says the current system sets a double standard.  Saanich councillors passed a motion Monday for staff to examine the way in which permissive tax exemptions are handed […]

Source: Saanich to examine the way in which permissive tax exemptions are handed out

March 25, 2019

Do the Rich Capture All the Gains from Economic Growth?

Adjusted for inflation, the US economy has more than doubled in real terms since 1975.

Source: Do the Rich Capture All the Gains from Economic Growth?

March 5, 2019

The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To

Today, National Nurses United announced their plan to mobilize across the Country in support of the Medicare for All Act (HB1384) introduced earlier this week by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, with support

Source: The Battle for Medicare for All Ramps Up – National Nurses United To

March 5, 2019

Main Street Must Be Rebuilt on Wall Street’s Dime

Note: Today, The Wall Street Tax Act of 2019 was introduced by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) It would put a tax of 0.1 percent on all stock, bond and

Source: Main Street Must Be Rebuilt on Wall Street’s Dime

March 5, 2019

What Do Churches Have to Hide? The Solution Is Simple.

Nonprofit organizations in the U.S. make a contract with society: you give us tax-exempt status, and we’ll open our books to show that we’ve spent our […]

Source: What Do Churches Have to Hide? The Solution Is Simple.

February 15, 2019

The Truth about Mike Pence: An Interview with Author Michael D’Antonio – TheHumanist.com

A purposefully-bland Vice President concealing religious zealotry.

Source: The Truth about Mike Pence: An Interview with Author Michael D’Antonio – TheHumanist.com

August 17, 2018

Simultaneously Fighting for Secular Government and LGBTQ Rights – TheHumanist.com

Humanists and others who care about equal rights must follow those leading programs of resistance.

Source: Simultaneously Fighting for Secular Government and LGBTQ Rights – TheHumanist.com

September 6, 2017

How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

The real story of how Dick Gregory helped find the bodies of three slain Civil Rights workers killed during Freedom Summer.

Source: How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.