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In Times of Emergency: No Sacrifices of the Public Interest

Adam M. Sowards The Revelator
President Trump meets with energy executives on April 3, 2020. The Trump Administration continues to strip away environmental protections in the face of the pandemic. But Trump isn’t the first to try to use emergencies to implement regressive policies, and history shows that the people can fight back — and win.

State of Resistance – California Fights Back

Fred Glass The Stansbury Forum
unhoused man at bus stop At the same moment that Trump was riding his horse Xenophobe through a narrow passageway in the Electoral College to the presidency, California elected only Democrats..., extended progressive tax revenues and ...locked out anti-immigrant policy...
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