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“Yes We Can” versus “No We Can’t”

With just one week to go before the Iowa caucuses, the media, even the so-called liberal media, is still having trouble taking Bernie Sanders seriously.

Is Humanity On the Eve of Extinction?

According to NASA and NOAA scientists, 2015 was the warmest year ever for global land and ocean surfaces, dating all the way to 1880.

The Most Disingenuous Attack on Bernie Yet

If you watched Sunday’s Democratic debate, you learned something interesting about Bernie Sanders: he voted for the Commodities Futures Modernization Act, something Hillary Clinton was all too eager to point out when the two of them got to talking about Wall Street reform.

Sounds pretty bad, right?

Spokane, WA says 'Stay Home When You're Sick.'

For more than a year, President Obama has been calling on Congress to pass legislation to guarantee all workers can take time off when they're sick.

Since our legislators show no signs of moving forward with that, Spokane, Washington is refusing to wait any longer. Last week, that city broke in the New Year by passing their own sick-leave legislation.

Taxes Are The Price We Pay For an EQUAL Society.

Thomas Piketty, the world-famous French economist, has ran the numbers on American income inequality. And, his analysis confirmed what many of us already know – low taxes on the rich have made them much richer, and have left the rest of us trying to catch up.

The Massive Danger Lurking Beneath Our Feet.

The massive methane leak in California is only the tip of a giant, dangerous iceberg. According to a new report from EcoWatch, there are more than 300 similar natural gas storage facilities around the U.S., and any one of them could be the site of the next disaster.

Stop the Bipartisan Dreaming!

After 7 years in the White House, President Obama still hasn’t learned his lesson about Republicans.

Case in point: his conclusion to last night’s State of the Union address.

Looking back on his time as commander-in-chief, the president regretted that he had not done more to change our country’s broken political system.

Aliso Canyon: The Invisible Disaster.

There is a massive methane leak in California that you may not even know about. Since mid-October, a broken pipe located 8,000 feet below ground has been leaking an estimated 50,000 kilograms of methane every hour, but Governor Jerry Brown only declared a state of emergency over that leak last week.

The DNC Junta Is Continuing The DLC Coup

With just three weeks to go before the Iowa caucus, Bernie Sanders is now in a statistical dead heat with Hillary Clinton.

According to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, he trails her by just 3 points in Iowa, well within the margin of error.

In other words, it’s a tie.

A dead heat.

Has your CEO already made more than you do in a year?

It's only the second week of the new year, but many corporate CEOs have already made more money than most of us will make for the rest of the year.

Despite those exorbitant salaries, many of those same CEOs are fighting hard to keep their taxes low and keep our fellow Americans from making a living wage.

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