Lauren Windsor: Kevin Gentry thought he would show us how much of a tough guy he is. As a private guest, not to mention a top Koch confidante, he appropriated the role of security when he laid hands on us – two women who were only trying to exercise their rights to free speech and the press. It’s shameful behavior from a network that claims to cherish the First Amendment.
Lauren Windsor: As the fifth anniversary of the Dodd Frank financial reform law nears, Wall Street remains defiant at worst and flippant at best to addressing its malfeasance in the 2008 meltdown.
Lauren Windsor: After winning the mid-terms, GOP leadership promised an end to shutdowns, but the rest of the party didn’t seem to get the memo.
Lauren Windsor: Without resolution by Friday, DHS employees from Border Patrol to FEMA to the Secret Service to the TSA will be furloughed or forced to work without pay.
Lauren Windsor: If Obama really wanted to be a game-changer, he would mandate strong environmental protections within the TPP, not as an afterthought, but as a driver of the discussion in creating a new model for global trade.
Lauren Windsor: In this edition, we feature a particularly fiesty Elizabeth Warren, who takes down GOP leading men Paul Ryan and Ted Cruz in her speech at the recent Humphrey-Mondale Dinner in Minnesota.
Lauren Windsor: Arguing against free-market conventional wisdom, a group of business leaders calling themselves ‘Smart Capitalists for American Prosperity’ is lobbying Congress and the administration to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
American Legislative Exchange Council — What’s wrong is to maintain a nonpartisan ruse to obtain tax-exemption .
Lauren Windsor: Why is it that conservatives, who tout their morality and fiscal responsibility, are so liberal with the stewardship of our planet’s resources; so liberal with their interpretation of empirical evidence; so liberal with scientific facts?
Lauren Windsor: The strategy? Push legislation awarding electoral votes by the winner in congressional districts in the six Republican-controlled state legislatures that are currently winner-take-all states.
Lauren Windsor: Don’t believe the canard that Detroit is dead… Detroit is the wet dream of Wall Street, the canary in our economic coal mine, the true legacy cost of our greed is good ethos.
Lauren Windsor: Environmental activists in LA gathered on May 30 to launch Californians Against Fracking and to deliver a petition with over a 100,000 signatures for banning fracking to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Lauren Windsor: Prop C is a fitting rollout for Get Money Out. Voters of Los Angeles, join your city council and put your money where your mouth is. On Tuesday, May 21, vote yes on Proposition C!