News Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is Great, Unless You Want Actually Functioning Infrastructure

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is Great, Unless You Want Actually Functioning Infrastructure

The plan’s private partnership model will pour public funds into corporate coffers. By Michelle ChenTwitter February 16, 2018 When politicians roll out their glossy infrastructure plans, they tend to bite off more than they can chew. President Trump’s new plan just orders everything on the menu, leaves after a few bites, and sticks taxpayers with …

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News Businesses Admit That Most Of Their Tax Cut Money WILL NOT Be Going To Workers

Businesses Admit That Most Of Their Tax Cut Money WILL NOT Be Going To Workers

By Farron Cousins – February 19, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter According to a recent survey of US businesses, the majority of the money that these companies are getting from the Republican tax cut package will never make it into the hands of their employees. Instead, the money will be used for stock …

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News Voters Are Leaving The Republican Party In Droves, But They Aren’t Embracing The Democrats Just Yet

Voters Are Leaving The Republican Party In Droves, But They Aren’t Embracing The Democrats Just Yet

By Farron Cousins – February 18, 2018 According to a new poll conducted by Gallup, the Republican Party is losing quite a bit of voters as they no longer wish to identify with the Party. But that doesn’t mean they are flocking to the Democratic side. Instead, these people are becoming what is called “pure …

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State Buying an assault rifle in under 10 mins: Why some say that’s a problem

Buying an assault rifle in under 10 mins: Why some say that’s a problem

Changes to Ohio’s gun laws could be coming — Governor John Kasich hinted at it over the weekend By Tyler Trill YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – What’s six-and-a-half pounds, a little over two-and-a-half feet long, about $500 to $600 and accessible in less than 10 minutes? A semi-automatic rifle. On Monday, WKBN Reporter Tyler Trill took …

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News Fiscal fraud: Why supply-side economics refuses to die

Fiscal fraud: Why supply-side economics refuses to die

“Trickle-down” theory should have been junked by 1988, but Republicans still claim to believe it. Deluded or lying? The dogma of supply-side economics has dominated American politics for nearly four decades, even as the evidence has discredited the right-wing ideology and its central tenets time and again. Trickle-down economics should have been cast into the …

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News Major GOP donor steps up effort to change his party’s stance on guns

Major GOP donor steps up effort to change his party’s stance on guns

WASHINGTON — A major Republican donor is stepping up his effort to enlist conservative allies in his unlikely fight for new gun laws, sending thousands of letters to GOP contributors encouraging them to pressure party leaders on the issue in the wake of last week’s shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Al Hoffman …

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News Campaign Workers Unionize Just in Time for Midterm Elections

Campaign Workers Unionize Just in Time for Midterm Elections

February‎ ‎12‎, ‎2018‎ ‎2‎:‎09‎ ‎PM‎ ‎EST Updated on ‎February‎ ‎12‎, ‎2018‎ ‎5‎:‎22‎ ‎PM‎ ‎EST Group seeks to organize all Democratic campaign staffers House Speaker Paul Ryan’s November opponent is first in line 0:10 The 2018 midterms look good for Democrats The 2018 midterms look good for Democrats Several Democratic congressional campaigns have agreed to bargain …

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News Trump seeks elimination of heating-aid program

Trump seeks elimination of heating-aid program

February 18, 2018 at 4:18p.m. Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of a heating assistance program that helps to keep the homes of low-income families warm. And once again, program supporters are vowing to fight it. The administration is using the same arguments from a year …

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Federal How Trump Plans to Evict Poor Families From Public Housing

How Trump Plans to Evict Poor Families From Public Housing

The president’s budget proposal is a shocking assault on millions of people who rely on rental assistance. By George ZornickTwitter February 16, 2018 A woman walks past new public-assisted housing in New Orleans. (AP Photo / Gerald Herbert) Ready to fight back? Sign up for Take Action Now and we’ll send you three meaningful actions …

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APWU Driver of U.S. Postal Service truck shot and killed on Dallas highway

Driver of U.S. Postal Service truck shot and killed on Dallas highway

The postal worker was shot and killed while driving a delivery truck on Interstate 30 in Dallas. (KXAS) BY Nicole Hensley NEW YORK DAILY NEWS  Monday, February 19, 2018, 6:40 AM The driver of a U.S. Postal Service truck was fatally shot early Monday on a Dallas highway, according to local reports. Gunfire erupted on …

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