PROGRESSIVE VOICES: SPECIAL GUEST BLOG

Welcome To America

For the most part, US citizens have no idea why there is – and continues to be – an unrelenting surge of refugees at our southern border. The ignorance is so pervasive it is easily turned into the right wing political scam (and vote getting device) we are now witnessing.  As a result, tired, frightened, desperateContinue Reading

Detroit water shutoffs suspended for 15 days

Source Feed, Detroit’s notorious water shutoffs are being suspended for 15 days: “In case we have missed someone who has legitimate affordability problems this will allow them to come to us to see if they can work out payments,” department spokesman Bill Johnson said. “We’ve always maintained that what we were doing was a collectionContinue Reading

Man Charged With Killing Friend During Botched Test Of Bulletproof Vest

Source Feed, A Maryland man was charged with first- and second-degree murder last week after he shot and killed a friend while the two were testing a bulletproof vest, according to the Baltimore Sun. Early Wednesday morning, Darnell Mitchell, Mark Ramiro (pictured) and another friend decided to film themselves testing a bulletproof vest in theContinue Reading

Sorry, Sean Hannity: New Yorkers Aren’t Fleeing To Low-Tax Havens

Sorry, Sean Hannity: New Yorkers Aren’t Fleeing To Low-Tax Havens

Source Feed, For years, conservatives have argued against attempts to raise taxes on the most affluent Americans by warning that it will cause the wealthy to flee to other states with lower rates. The narrative picked up steam when progressive Democrat Bill de Blasio was elected mayor of New York City, campaigning on a planContinue Reading

Stealth

Source Feed, How McConnell hides his position on 3 critical issues in his reelection fight. , Stealth, , Josh Marshall, , Powered by WPeMatico

Obama: Russia Must 'Compel' Rebels To Cooperate With Plane Investigation

Source Feed, President Obama on Monday called on Russia and President Vladimir Putin to urge the pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine to cooperate with the international investigation into the Malaysian plane that was shot down last week. “Russia has extraordinary influence over these separatists. No one denies that,” Obama said during a statement at the WhiteContinue Reading