Tag: republicans

Lois Beckett: Republicans Say No to CDC Gun Violence Research

April 2014

Giving the CDC money for gun violence research is a “request to fund propaganda,” a Georgia congressman says.

Robert Reich: The Real Job Killers

March 2014

Why Republicans are wrong on the minimum wage.

David Morris: Republican Principles Depend on What’s Best for the Rich

January 2014

A stark look at class warfare in Congress.

Robert Reich: Why The Republican’s Old Divide-and-Conquer Strategy Is Backfiring

January 2014

What happens when the poor and working class are on the same losing side.

Robert Reich: Their Real Goal is to Make Us All So Cynical About Government That We Give Up

October 2013

Tea Party Republicans are managing to get Americans to give up on our government.

Robert Reich: Incapable of Governing

September 2013

Why the upcoming shutdowns and defaults are symptoms of a deeper Republican malady.

Robert Reich: Why Republicans are Disciplined and Democrats Aren’t

July 2013

It’s all about personality.

Robert Reich: Could the Good Republicans Please Speak Up?

July 2013

Why are sensible Republicans who care about governing being silent?

Robert Reich: The Quiet Closing of Washington

June 2013

Gridlock in the federal government exacerbates division between the states.

Liz Day & Justin Elliott: Republicans and Dems Come Together

April 2013

To keep the IRS from competing with TurboTax.

Bill McKibben: Is the Keystone XL Pipeline the “Stonewall” of the Climate Movement?

April 2013

And if so, is that terrible news?

Robert Reich: Selling the Store

March 2013

Why Democrats shouldn’t put Social Security and Medicare on the table.

Robert Reich: Why Obama Must Meet the Republican Lies Directly

February 2013

The sequester won’t hurt most Americans directly. Trickle-down and austerity economics, in the long run, will.

Justin Elliott: Big Corporations Put Up Seed Funding for Republican Dark Money Group

February 2013

The mortgage-lender backed nonprofit styles itself as a “social welfare” group but funds attack ads and redistricting initiatives.

Robert Reich: Why is the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers Helping the Republicans?

November 2012

Panic over a looming fiscal crisis plays directly into the Republicans’ hands.

Meakin Armstrong: America’s War Fever

February 2007

“I don’t fuck much with the past, but I fuck plenty with the future”—Patti Smith