Posts Tagged: Congress
Legislation to fast track new trade pacts specifically targets supporters of the BDS movement against the Israeli occupation.
This small South American country is taxing wealthy estates and distributing the proceeds directly to workers.
The administration's push to ram massive new trade and investment deals through Congress is an unambiguous concession to corporate power.
Nearly 60 lawmakers did the right thing by skipping the Israeli prime minister's speech on Iran.
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they've invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?
The Pentagon is long overdue for an audit of its $555 billion budget, but Congress has failed to hold it accountable.
The destructive battle about Obamacare is not a symptom of democracy itself, but of the American brand.
Will the Syria debate get Congress to take a hard look at U.S. policy in the Middle East? Don't hold your breath.
In fact, sequestration will not "gut" our military. Sequestration will take our military budget back to the level it was in 2007, when we were still fighting two wars.
As always, the United States stands ready to attack weaker states while at a stand-off with stronger states.