American culture is not one culture but a salad of cultures. Arizona is attempting to destroy that fabric in the most covert racist fashion. Rachel Maddow’s piece below shows the genesis of much of this calculated racism.
This week, Senate Republicans did all they could to block Wall Street reform. We beat back their obstruction to move forward with debate, but we know we’re in for more of the same in the weeks ahead. So next Thursday, May 6th, OFA volunteers are putting together a Wall Street Reform Day of Action, to […]
Duncan Hunter’s false patriotism has him objecting to the 14th amendment of the constitution. The Right Wing Republicans / Tea Party members love to wrap themselves in the Constitution. Maybe they should try reading it first. REAL REPUBLICANS, where are you? Reclaim the party please. We need multiple parties for check and balances, but both […]
Minerva Novoa, Advocacy Web Administrator The Wall Street CEOs got their taxpayer bailouts and huge bonuses – now they’re trying to stop reforms that would protect us from getting the shakedown again! Debate begins today on the Wall Street reform bill and your Senators are hearing right now from deep-pocketed lobbyists trying to fill the […]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gives a strong interview on the ills of Wallstreet.
BY JONATHAN J. COOPER and PAUL DAVENPORT 04/29/10 04:18 PM PHOENIX — Anger mounted Thursday over an Arizona law cracking down on illegal immigration as a police officer filed one of the first lawsuits challenging the law and activists gathered outside an Arizona Diamondbacks game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, chanting "Boycott Arizona." The […]
When these accidents occur, we are left with most of the cleanup bill, we are left with lost employment, and we are left with a lower tax base.
That the GOP and some Bank Supported Democrats would fight so hard to remove or weaken a Consumer Protection Agency speaks volume for the need of removing corporations completely from the ability to fund campaigns. Government that works dictates the need for a Consumer Protection Agency within the government whose interest is the interest of […]
This accident is bad but may be a blessing in disguise. It will give us a reason to really push towards clean renewable energy, it will give material examples of why government regulation is imperative, and it will show that while in good times private corporations always want small government, they generally want larger government […]
Former President Bill Clinton enthusiastically weighed into the blistering national debate on immigration today with a resounding assertion that America needs more immigrants — not fewer — to ensure its long-term fiscal future. At a symposium on deficit reduction today (see my earlier story), Clinton said that one key to avoiding massive debt is […]