Can't Stop Now
Bernie Sanders, Reader Supported News
These are tough times for our country. We must continue to push forward. This struggle is not just about you or me or our generation. It is about the future of the country and our children and grandchildren.
There are many short- and long-term challenges we face as a nation.
Citizens UnitedRead more »
By Robert F. Kennedy Jr., EcoWatch
Thirty-nine years ago, Congress signed into law a historic piece of legislation that would, for more than three decades, turn the tide of our polluted waterways and hold bid polluters accountable for their actions.Read more »
American Heart Association
U.S. Rep. Lois Capps, D-Calif., today reintroduced vital legislation aimed at improving the cardiovascular health of millions of women nationwide.Read more »
By ThinkProgress War Room
Obama Administration Guarantees Near Universal Contraception Coverage
Women's groups were outraged by a recent Obama administration decision to limit access to the Plan B morning after pill, but today they are smiling. After months of anticipation and debate, the Obama administration today announced a huge victory for women's health -- near universal, no-cost coverage of contraception. Here's the rundown.
Most employers will be required to cover contraception in their health care plans
No cost-sharing Read more »
Bill Moyers and Michael Winship
If you’re part of the one percent, even getting fired comes with a cushion made of eiderdown. GMI, a research company that gets paid to keep an eye on such things, just issued a study headlined, “Twenty-One U.S. CEOs with Golden Parachutes of More than $100 Million.” That’s each.Read more »
By Eliot Spitzer, SlateRead more »
By Mike Klink,
03 January 12
There has been a lot of talk about the safety of the proposed Keystone
XL pipeline.I am not an environmentalist, but as a civil engineer and
an inspector for TransCanada during the construction of the first
Keystone pipeline, I've had an uncomfortable front-row seat to the
disaster that Keystone XL could bring about all along its
pathway.Despite its boosters' advertising, this project is not about
jobs or energy security. It is about money. And whenever my former
employer Bechtel, working on behalf of TransCanada, had to choose Read more »
By Matt Gouras, Great Falls Tribune
The Montana Supreme Court restored the state's century-old ban on direct spending by corporations on political candidates or committees in a ruling Friday that interest groups say bucks a high-profile U.S. Supreme Court decision granting political speech rights to corporations.
The decision grants a big win to Attorney General Steve Bullock, who personally represented the state in defending its ban that came under fire after the "Citizens United" decision last year from the U.S. Supreme court.Read more »