If anyone doubts that Trump and his sycophants have given up on Democracy, just listen to these speakers at CPAC. They say what they mean. and it’s explicitly against Democracy/
California Governor Gavin Newsom appeared on Meet The Press and gave a clinic on how to tag Trump & the GOP for their hostility to IVF and women’s reproductive rights.
Fox News all but called Trump a liar. They started with a quasi-apology and then refuted everything he said as a lie in no uncertain terms.
Airlines have decided to take more money out of your pocket. As they marginally reduced prices, they have increased baggage fees to $40+. And, of course, they did it right at Spring Break.
My studio engineer got an unsolicited shipment, Cologuard. Of course, because he is on Medicare, it is likely a scam to increase sales, not what is best for our healthcare.
The Hartmann Report
Bringing our manufacturing back from overseas will reverse the 40-year-long slide of the American middle class and rebuild our nation’s security & economy. China is threatening the United States: this could get very ugly, very quickly. Here’s what’s happening. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is planning a trip to Taiwan, the first for a Speaker in […]
use he has not been held to account, Trumpism has spread across the US landscape like metastasized cancer, with GOP politicians who aspire to corrupt strongman status emulating him in every state
America is no longer all-white or all-under-white-control and white supremacists on the Court are bound and determined to do something about it
Former Woodfill Client Claims Ogg Dropped the Ball and “Mishandled” the Case, Which Was “Closed Abruptly.” Jared Woodfill, Kim Ogg, and Rachel Hooper are all back in the news again. This time, they’re all in one big story.
As a five-decade social justice organizer, college educator of 32 years, and parent to two activist adult children, I was and am repeatedly asked, okay so you’ve defined a serious problem – in this case,
League of Independent Voters of Texas
Are imperial governance and the related constitutional wreckage taking Texans down a dangerous path to a constitutional crisis?
The elephant in the Texas voting booth that neither party wants to talk about is the suppression of a plurality of Texas voters. Surprise! There are more non-aligned and independent Texans than Democrats or Republicans.
Egberto Mentioned In Media
Others agree, saying Sotomayor is simply a reflection of the modern United States. “As a woman and Hispanic, she brings a necessary flavor to the court that reflects what America is,” said Egberto Willies of Kingwood, Texas. “She is the new face of America,” added Jimmy Deol of Toronto, Canada. “She’s a woman, she’s of […]
iReport Pundits share top election issues To kick off the iReport Debate – an invitation for you to let the decision-makers know what issues matter to you most – we reached out to some folks in our community who regularly sound off on politics: our former iReport Pundits of the Week! We wanted to […]
Egberto On TV
Nancy talks to our community about toxic troubles after Sandy, the latest campaign attack, and speaking to "the other side" (and we don’t mean politics). Originally aired on October 31, 2012 Hosted by: Nancy Redd GUESTS: Terri Jay (Reno, NV)Intuitive Messenger @terrijay Nikolas Kozloff (Brooklyn, NY)Political Writer @NikolasKozloff Egberto Willies (Kingwood, TX)Political Blogger and […]
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Egberto’s Published Articles
by Egberto Willies and Keyan Bliss (Originally Published at Common Dreams) Three weeks after Christmas, the American judiciary gave telecommunications corporations a huge present. On January 14 a federal appeals court decided to weaken the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Internet Neutrality policy by striking down the rules it adopted in 2010 to regulate Internet service […]
It seems like I chose just about the right time to write an article on Wendy Davis. She finds herself under attack not only by the entire Right Wing establishment, but from the traditional media as well. She happens to be the story to balance the myriad of bad acts by Republicans. There is a […]
Judge McLeod turned around his office in two months. McLeod and his staff accomplished more in 2 months than his predecessor did in two years.
Marchers Deserve Support by Bob Henderson The peaceful demonstrations that began on Wall Street now have expanded to more than 75 cities and are still growing. Hundreds of thousands of Americans are protesting the fact that our economy no longer works for them. All they are asking is that our government start representing all of […]
Angeliina Lawson is the epitome of what Progressives have been attempting to get across to the Democratic Party at large for a long time.
Coffee Party Posts
The Coffee Party USA board of directors coalesced around a strong voter education and turnout strategy that we will be releasing in the forthcoming weeks.
With the death of Alexei Navalny, we are reminded once again how Vladimir Putin meets Donald Trump’s definition of “smart.” Indeed, a fellow “genius.” So much in common. Back when Trump took the
By Jimmy Videle What if restoring ecosystems was as easy as letting nature do what she intends? From the microscopic level, which constantly churns and builds the “living soil”—from where all
By Sonali Kolhatkar As Israel’s war on Gaza continues unabated, the United States, which holds great leverage over Israel’s conduct, is seemingly helpless in stopping the genocide of
For more than four months, President Biden has been the main enabler for Israel’s mass murder of Palestinian people in Gaza. Every day, hundreds of civilians are killed by U.S. weaponry and,
By Deborah Barsky The famous American astronomer Carl Sagan once said, “You have to know the past to understand the present.” But can we ever know the history of human origins well enough to
By Marjorie Hecht Do living beings learn and pass on to future generations some behaviors or predispositions more easily than others––and if so, how? So-called prepared learning is a question
A Few Takes
In fact, she was a trailblazer that feared no one. Women like her laid out the path for all the subsequent journalists. She was so good in so many aspects of journalism.
Well, this may be Elon Musk’s landing path to leave Twitter to someone less biased. Otherwise the platform is dead. The good thing that came out of this is likely the search for social media decentralization.
It is time that we decentralize social media. Mastodon may be the platform to start the transition.
People Making a difference
I interviewed Andrea Fernandez before she went on stage at the Unlock the Future rally in Houston sponsored by the NOW on immigration policy.
Arturo Jacobo discusses humanizing the freeway in our “People Making A Difference” series. He has written the book “Humanizing The Highway – A Case Study,”
This weekend I took my daughter, who’s had two strokes and is compromised on her left side, to Houston’s Abilities Expo. We encountered a rude, insensitive, foul-mouthed attendant.
This is what leadership looks like; unlike the Humble Independent School Board, whose lack of science-based serious care for our most precious resources, our kids, have already endangered many of their lives, our county leaders are acting responsibly.
Our local Kingwood Texas friend, Mike Collier (@CollierForTexas), is ready to kick the failed Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick out of office. Finally, someone who instead of giving away the store to corporate friends will do the bidding for Texas citizens.
A friend/neighbor was walking through the trails in our Kingwood, Texas neighborhood and came across an epithet that clarifies Trumpism & Racism are alive & well in our town.
Our outdated power grid is indeed a significant hindrance to efforts to combat climate change. One of the key issues is the grid’s limited capacity to integrate renewable energy sources (solar, wind, etc.), a needed step if we’re to make the transition to a clean energy economy.
I watched Chris Rock on Netflix this morning. It was clear that the Will Smith slap at the Oscars has affected Chris Rock’s comedy.
Just got back from the movie “Honk for Jesus.” It felt familiar. A woman told my wife, “That’s the Eddie Long story.” Yes, it is similar to the iReport I did in 2010.
It’s true that climate risks are increasingly a factor for Americans when purchasing their next residence. A September 2023 study by Zillow found that upwards of 80 percent of prospective home buyers in the U.S. consider climate risks.
Nearly 200 companies across the globe have completed six-month trials of a four-day workweek with promising results. Juliet Schor, an economist and sociologist at Boston College, is leading the trials with the nonprofit group Four Day Week Global.
The Texans vs Bills game was exciting but it should have ended in regulation. Bill O’Brien is lucky to have stellar players.
Simone Biles continues to make Houston proud as she wins female athlete of the year. Congratulations! COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Gymnastics powerhouse Simone Biles has been named the 2019 Team USA Female Olympic Athlete of the Year after another record-setting performance in competition this year. Biles topped a list of award-winners of the honors presented […]
Move To Amend
Many grassroots organizations have converged on Philadelphia, PA using the Democratic National Convention as the catalyst to organize for a better America.