Connect the Dots: Congress Waves Goodbye

Obama Passes Tpp

Lila Garrett: And so, boys and girls, those 545 subjects—who, by the way, were elected by we the people to represent us—threw in the towel and handed our future, our health, our happiness to the master of all he surveys. Barack Obama.

After He Leaves, What Will They Say About Obama’s Foreign Policy?

barack obama foreign policy

Murray Polner: Obama was going to be different, or so we hoped. The hundreds of thousands who joyously hailed him in Grant Park and the 1.5 million who turned out for his first inauguration were ecstatic with anticipation. The policies of the past were dead and gone. Or so we innocents thought.

Senate Passes TPP Fast Track

Senate Passes TPP

TPP has been widely criticized for effectively granting extraordinary legal rights to corporations and investors that it does not extend to unions, public interest groups and individuals.

Karen Bass, Vote No on Trade Adjustment Assistance

Karen Bass TPP

Lauren Steiner: We must call out Karen Bass for supporting the President’s corporate deal at the expense of the best interests of her constituents. And we must ask her to do the right thing when the bill is re-introduced in the next few days.

Sen. Sessions Tells Truth About TPP

Jeff Sessions TPP

Kevin Zeese: Sessions’ action flies in the face of the threats made by the US Trade Representative to prosecute elected officials who tell people what is in the trade agreement. Others should follow his example and get out the truth about the TPP.

Hillary Ducks TPP Protesters in Beverly Hills

Hillary TPP Beverly Hills

Lauren Steiner: The woman who is trying to position herself as a supporter of the middle class, spent the entire day behind closed doors raising $2700 donations from the 1% and conducting meetings with people who would be prepared to give and bundle donations ten times that amount to her Super Pac.

Vladimir Putin: Ideologue, Idealist, or Opportunist?

President Vladimir Putin

View image | gettyimages.com oes President Putin have any deeply held values or is he just a political opportunist willing to sacrifice any principles to political expediency? This is a question often asked about politicians—and not just in Russia. But it is a simplistic one. Most politicians have at least a modicum of principles and […]