‘We Do Not Need a Massive Increase’: Sanders Criticizes Biden’s $813 Billion Military Budget

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a committee hearing on February 17, 2022 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) The chair of the Senate Budget Committee noted that the U.S. already spends more on its military than “the next 11 countries combined.” JAKE JOHNSON March 28, 2022 (CommonDreams.org) Sen…. Continue reading

Biden Tax Plan Would Force Top 10 Billionaires Alone to Pay $215 Billion Over Next Decade

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, worth a fortune estimated at over $200 billion and currently the world’s richest person, during the official opening of the new Tesla electric car manufacturing plant on March 22, 2022 near Gruenheide, Germany. (Photo:Christian Marquardt – Pool/Getty Images) “This is big,” said one economist on the… Continue reading


President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One in Washington, D.C., on March 23, 2022. Photo: Samuel Corum/Bloomberg via Getty Images A draft of the executive order obtained by The Intercept would use the Defense Production Act to… Continue reading

Sanders Intros Revival of 95% Windfall Profits Tax From WWII to Curb Corporate Greed

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to striking Kellogg’s workers in downtown Battle Creek, Michigan, on December 17, 2021. (Photo: Seth Herald/AFP via Getty Images) “We cannot allow big oil companies and other large, profitable corporations to continue to use the war in Ukraine, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the specter of… Continue reading

Watchdogs Say If Clarence Thomas Won’t Resign, ‘Congress Must Move to Impeach’

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and right-wing activist Virginia Thomas at a Heritage Foundation event on October 21, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Fresh calls for the Supreme Court justice’s removal came amid “damning” new evidence of his wife’s involvement in efforts to… Continue reading

Watch: Madeleine Albright Saying Iraqi Kids’ Deaths ‘Worth It’ Resurfaces

BY JON JACKSON ON 3/23/22 AT 5:13 PM EDT (newsweek.com) The announcement of Madeleine Albright’s death at the age of 84 on Wednesday resulted in an outpouring of tributes and fond remembrances, but some sharp criticism also arose on social media in regards to comments she made in 1996 about the deaths of Iraqi… Continue reading