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The Trump Administration has no plan for the 21 million they hope to uninsure — but they do have a plan to gut Medicare

The Trump Administration has no plan for the 21 million they hope to uninsure — but they do have a plan to gut Medicare

Massive payoffs for the wealthy. Massive risks for everyone else. Hell for the most vulnerable. That’s the plan. Given the unrelenting string of horrors and high crimes coming out of the White House, you can be excused for missing two of the biggest stories of the year, with life-or-death consequences that could last the rest of our lives. As you […]

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GASLIGHT ALERT: Dozens of Republicans ARE in the room during the impeachment hearings

GASLIGHT ALERT: Dozens of Republicans ARE in the room during the impeachment hearings

Republicans are trying to overturn the results of the 2018 election Because Republicans lost the House of Representatives in 2018, they are no longer in the majority and, because of this, Democrats control the impeachment process that is now underway. To hear Republicans and Fox News tell it, they are engaged in an unconstitutional process (that is actually IN the […]

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John James’ and other Michigan GOP connections to indicted Ukrainian criminals Lev Parnas & Igor Fruman raise questions

John James’ and other Michigan GOP connections to indicted Ukrainian criminals Lev Parnas & Igor Fruman raise questions

Earlier this month, Ukrainian “businessmen” Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested at Dulles International Airport. They were apprehended as they were attempting to leave the country on one-way tickets on a Lufthansa Airlines flight to Frankfurt after having lunch with Rudy Giuliani. The two were indicted on campaign finance crimes: The indictment of the two men, Lev Parnas and […]

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Democrats shouldn’t help the press pretend they care about ‘paying’ for things

Democrats shouldn’t help the press pretend they care about ‘paying’ for things

Figure out who paid for the wall and who pays for tax cuts for the rich and then get back to us The press — and a few of her opponents — think they have Elizabeth Warren cornered. She refuses to buy into their urge to get a soundbite that plays into a right-wing narrative that reducing people’s health care […]

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Kicking mass incarceration with Eli Savit, progressive candidate for Washtenaw County Prosecutor

Kicking mass incarceration with Eli Savit, progressive candidate for Washtenaw County Prosecutor

Eli Savit on Twitter: @EliNSavit Eli Savit’s campaign website: Eli2020.com Eli Savit’s University of Michigan Law School faculty bio is HERE. Ryan Stanton at MLive: Reformist candidate launches campaign for Washtenaw County prosecutor Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Help Progressives Everywhere support progressives who are primarying not-progressive Democrats by clicking HERE. […]

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The One University coalition of Univ. of Michigan students and allies push the Board of Regents for equity for Flint & Dearborn students

The One University coalition of Univ. of Michigan students and allies push the Board of Regents for equity for Flint & Dearborn students

Over the past year, a coalition of University of Michigan students, faculty, and allies have formed a coalition called One University to push the university to more fully and equitably fund and support the students at their Flint and Dearborn campuses. Students at these campuses pay 80% of the tuition fees that their counterparts in Ann Arbor pay yet they […]

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The evolution of inequality – with special guest Prof. Gabriel Zucman, the most viral economist of 2019

The evolution of inequality – with special guest Prof. Gabriel Zucman, the most viral economist of 2019

Gabriel Zucman on Twitter: @Gabriel_Zucman Buy The Triumph of Injustice – How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay HERE. Christopher Ingraham at The Washington Post: For the first time in history, U.S. billionaires paid a lower tax rate than the working class last year https://t.co/v6LPTxDRce is now LIVE! 🥳 It's an open-source & user-friendly simulator allowing […]

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What’s keeping Trump’s base in place? Strategic Racism

What’s keeping Trump’s base in place? Strategic Racism

The biggest mistake we can make is forgetting what Trump is good at Despite his relentless efforts to screw anyone who isn’t a billionaire and betray the nation in general, Donald Trump’s appeal to his shrinking party remains durable and inexplicable to many rational minds. Still, you can’t help but wonder where it comes from and how to undermine it […]

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Eclectablog 2019 annual fundraiser party – support Words That Can Save Democracy

Eclectablog 2019 annual fundraiser party – support Words That Can Save Democracy

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Happy birthday, Vlad – with special guest Sarah Kendzior

Happy birthday, Vlad – with special guest Sarah Kendzior

Sarah Kendzior on Twitter: @SarahKendzior Sarah Kendzior’s website: SarahKendzior.com Buy Sarah Kendzior’s book The View from Flyover Country HERE. Coming in 2020. Pre-order it here:https://t.co/exiGEvXgFq pic.twitter.com/fFj62xlrOc — Sarah Kendzior (@sarahkendzior) September 7, 2019 Sarah Kendzior’s podcast with Andrea Chalupa: Gaslit Nation Gaslit Nation on Twitter: @GaslitNation Gaslit Nation’s interview with Alexandra Chalupa is HERE. Desmond Butler, Michael Biesecker, and Richard […]

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Call Trump’s attacks on Biden, and any Democratic candidate, what they are — birtherism

Call Trump’s attacks on Biden, and any Democratic candidate, what they are — birtherism

Trump knows propaganda works, which is why sticking together is our only hope Donald Trump’s attacks are all the same attack. His political career was born out of the baseless, racist assertion that Barack Obama couldn’t possibly be a citizen. And Democrats will only defuse his conspiratorial smear-mongering if they stand together and call out all his attacks for what […]

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