by Randy Shaw on November 28, 2022 ( Mayor Sheng Tao and a Progressive Council Majority Victories by Mayor-elect Sheng Thao and council allies could change the course of Oakland history. Oakland enters 2023 with the most progressive mayor/city council combination in its history. Will the city become a national progressive model for… Continue reading

Beware Corporate Democrats “Passing the Torch”

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with and Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) during a news conference at the 2022 House Democratic Caucus Issues Conference March 11, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is a member of the Congressional Progressive… Continue reading

Book: “White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America”

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America Nancy Isenberg In her groundbreaking history of the class system in America, extending from colonial times to the present, Nancy Isenberg takes on our comforting myths about equality, uncovering the crucial legacy of the ever-present, always embarrassing––if occasionally entertaining––”poor white… Continue reading

Oath Keepers founder guilty of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot

By Sarah N. Lynch [1/4] Oath Keepers founder, Stewart Rhodes, speaks during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, U.S. April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart1234 WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Stewart Rhodes, founder of the right-wing Oath Keepers militia group, was found guilty on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for last year’s… Continue reading

Joe Biden Is Moving to Stop a Rail Strike. Workers Are Upset.

42 MINS AGO ( The move from the supposedly “pro-labor” president has enraged some union members. ABIGAIL WEINBERG News Writer Bio | Follow Natalie Behring/Zuma Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters. Joe Biden, the Amtrak-obsessed president who has prided himself on being “pro-labor,” is urging… Continue reading