Economic Inequality Koch Brothers

Scary Koch brothers to spend $400 million on midterms and $20 million to defend GOP tax bill

Koch network to spend $400 million during 2018 midterm election cycle Koch network to spend $20M selling GOP tax overhaul ahead of midterm elections Likewise, Sinclair deal spooks liberals ahead of 2020 presidential race and Sinclair Deal Threatens to Put Right-Wing Slant on Election News. These developments, combined with the existing reach of conservative media […]

Economic Inequality Economic Justice Environment Progressives Race and Racism

Choose your battles wisely

I saw a facebook post that was encouraging overturning of I-200 (the voter-approved initiative which prohibits affirmative action and similar racial preferences). I support over-turning I-200 but that’s not my highest priority. My highest priorities are economic inequality and environmental justice. As I commented on the post, many people think the bill is of mixed […]

Economic Inequality Economic Justice

Extreme wealth inequality

The Billionaire Bonanza: 5 Things You Need To Know About The Inequality Gap There are now 2,043 dollar billionaires worldwide. Nine out of 10 of them are men. In 12 months, the wealth of this elite group of 2,043 has increased by $762 billion — enough to end extreme poverty seven times over. In the […]

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I’m pro-life: in favor of Medicare for all, a healthy environment, and gun control

I’m pro-life for adults and for later-term fetuses, but I’m pro-choice for early-term fetuses.  However, it seems that many conservative Americans are pro-life only for fetuses but not so much for children and adults. Real pro-life includes everyone, not just fetuses. So, I’m in favor of government-guaranteed medical care for everyone.  And I’m in favor […]

Activism Media

How to win hearts and minds

Winning hearts and minds would be a LOT easier if the Left controlled more media. The Right has Fox News, Sinclair Broadcasting, Breitbart, AM talk radio, etc. Nationally there are a few lefty media outlets. We need local ones that we control. The numerous lefty and Democratic interests should band together and organize a news […]

Donald Trump

Trump’s broken campaign promises

From Robert Reich: Almost one year in, it’s time for another update for Trump voters on his election promises: 1. He told you he’d cut your taxes, and that the super-rich like him would pay more. You bought it. But his new tax law does the opposite. by 2027, according the nonpartisan analyses, the richest […]

Media Uncategorized

Facebook is a business. People try to use it for sharing with friends and for political organizing.

I spend a lot of time on facebook, and I notice many of my friends spend time there too. Mostly I use facebook to share political content: either content that I’ve found interesting or content that I myself created (articles, animations, witticisms, or images). I also use facebook for fun: cat photos, silly memes, etc. […]

Donald Trump

Donald Trump dreams of a (racially) white Christmas

I’m dreaming of a “white” Christmas with every fascist I appoint. Where we fill the prisons and people listen to skinheads marching in the streets. I’m dreaming of a white Christmas with every stupid tweet I write. May there be no Latinos or Muslims in my sight. And may my policies help the wealthy and […]