Fed Official To Big Banks: Change Company Culture Or Risk Being Broken Up

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York in Manhattan. CREDIT: AP Bankers must fix a business culture that encourages bad behavior, Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) head William Dudley told Wall Street executives in a speech on Monday. Without sweeping changes such as making managers pay regulatory fines out of their own pockets, […]

How A Notorious Conservative Group Tricked A Scholar Into Joining Their Attack On Latino Voters

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

This adorable Latino family probably isn’t involved in a conspiracy to steal Colorado elections CREDIT: Shutterstock Seth Masket is an associate professor of Political Science at the University of Denver. He writes on Colorado politics, the role of interest groups in developing partisan agendas, and the impact of campaign field offices on electoral results, among […]

Libya After Qaddafi: The Unstable Terrorist Haven That America Has Mostly Forgotten

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

CREDIT: AP Three years ago, rebel fighters killed Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi — an event that captured the world’s attention and was billed as a new day for the North African nation. “This marks the end of a long and painful chapter for the people of Libya,” President Barack Obama said from the White House […]

Marriage Equality Arrives In Wyoming

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

CREDIT: ThinkProgress As of 10 AM Mountain Time Tuesday, marriage equality is the law of the land in Wyoming, “The Equality State.” A federal judge overturned its ban on same-sex marriage on Friday, but stayed the decision for a full week to allow for an appeal. The state decided not to appeal, bringing an end […]

Fox News Admits GOP Is Trying To Increase Obamacare Premiums, Then Tries To Cover It Up

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

CREDIT: Screenshot Fox News admitted on Tuesday that a conservative-led lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act would raise health care premiums for millions of Americans. But then in its on-screen chyron, the network sought to attribute the increases not to the litigants involved in the case, but to President Obama, potentially confusing viewers. “Could legal […]

The Forgotten Victims Of A Capitol Hill Budget Fight

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

Tens of thousands of stories about cancelled White House tours. Endless cable news handwringing about travel delays. Hashtag campaigns to blame the whole thing on Obama. Last year, sequestration made constant headlines. Congress allowed the across the board budget cuts to defense and non-defense programs alike to go into effect, even though they were originally […]

The Nativist Roots Of Ebola Hysteria

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

After the first documented case of Ebola in the United States spread from the victim Thomas Duncan to two health workers in Dallas, Texas, some lawmakers proposed that the U.S. halt flights stemming from the three West African countries hardest hit by Ebola. Others conflated the issue of border security with Ebola-stricken terrorists and unaccompanied […]

Everyone In America Would Be Better Off If We Soaked The Rich

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

CREDIT: Shutterstock A 90 percent tax rate on the top 1 percent of American earners wouldn’t just significantly reduce income and wealth inequality and boost government tax revenues. It would also be the optimal level for Americans’ welfare, according to a new paper from economists Fabian Kindermann and Dirk Krueger. They find that the top […]

As Planet Warms, Scientists Predict Changes For Autumn Leaf Season

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

In this October 1998 file photo, a farmer chops corn in front of a hillside of color in Richmond, Vt. CREDIT: AP Photo/Toby Talbot The phenomenon of brilliant red and gold autumn foliage might change due to the large amount of carbon dioxide we put in the atmosphere, and the resulting warmth that carbon traps […]

IPCC Official Says Europe’s Planned 2030 Emission Cuts Would Be ‘Too Little Too Late’

On October 22, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

The Parliament of the European Union in Strasbourg, France. CREDIT: Shutterstock Cutting Europe’s carbon emissions 40 percent by 2030 would be “too little too late” according to the vice-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Back in January, the European Commission — the executive body of the European Union (E.U.), which is tasked with […]

Page 1 of 2,04512345...102030...Last »

Last Tweets

Twitter Authentication data is incomplete

What We Stand For!

  • The Democratic Party believes that the rest of the world does matter, and that we ought to work hard to promote a positive image of Americans abroad.

  • The Democratic Party believes that America ought to be a nation of fairness and equality for everyone, and that we ought to be a nation where everyone feels comfortable living.

  • The Democratic Party believes that every worker ought to get a fair shake in our economy, and that we ought to provide safety nets for the most vulnerable members of our society

  • Democratic Party believes that every American ought to be able to breath clean air, eat safe food, and drink healthy water.

  • The Democratic Party believes that each and every American ought to have equality of opportunity in securing the American Dream.