Doctors Without Borders and more than fifty groups urge the US Congress to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the grounds that the trade agreement would undermine public health systems around the world. The post TPP Trade Deal Would Undermin… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: TPP Trade Deal Would Undermine Public Health Systems Around The World, Groups Tell US Congress
Proof positive that America is a corporatist state saddled with a “bought and paid for” Congress.
The big US banks have given the Democrats an ultimatum – silence progressives like Elizabeth Warren or we’ll cut off our funding. Salon.com calls it “Wall Street’s political shakedown.“
If ever you doubted that our obscene campaign finance regime . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: About that "Of the People, By the People, For the People" Business? Forget About It.
Brace yourself. If you’re hoping, praying for a progressive advance in America’s Congress, The Atlantic has a sobering reality check for you.
The last time a major policy bill made it through the U.S. Senate was 951-days ago. It was back on July 15, 2010 that the Senate passed the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill.
. . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Legislative Brain Freeze – 951 Days and Counting