Jonathan Rosenblum
Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant speaking during an International Women's Day rally in Seattle on March 8, 2017. (Photo by Jason Redmond / AFP via Getty Images)

Dec. 16, 2021

Big business attempted to recall Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant, but the socialist fought back aggressively—and that made all the difference.

Once again, Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant and her Socialist Alternative organization have beaten the political odds. Last week, she defeated a million-dollar recall campaign by real estate developers and landlords, Democratic Party leaders, big Trump donors, and newspaper editorialists, who all teamed up to evict the eight-year councilor from City Hall.

System Change Not Climate Change
CRYPTO: Climate Change Accelerator, Capitalist Con; a Webinar by SystemChangeNotClimateChange

Dec 14, 2021

Watch here:

Crypto is a new financial technology. It’s phenomenally hard to understand, but it’s still catching on faster than people can catch up to what it is, let along what it’s morphing into.

Charles Homans
A pro-Trump mob, galvanized by Donald J. Trump’s false claim of a stolen election in 2020, stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6.Credit...Jon Cherry/Getty Images

Dec. 11, 2021

A movement animated by Donald J. Trump’s 2020 election lies is turning its attention to 2022 and beyond.

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. — When thousands of Trump supporters gathered in Washington on Jan. 6 for the Stop the Steal rally that led to the storming of the U.S. Capitol, one of them was a pastor and substitute teacher from Elizabethtown, Pa., named Stephen Lindemuth.

Nick Cunningham
Activists protest Jordan Cove LNG in Salem, OR. June, 2016. Credit: Francis Eatherington (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Dec.6, 2021

A coalition of Oregon landowners, environmental groups, and Native tribes fended off Jordan Cove for more than a decade. But the legal implications of the project’s demise outside of Oregon are unclear.

Oregon’s 15-year battle against the Jordan Cove LNG project quietly came to an end on December 1, bringing relief to dozens of landowners that live in the path of the proposed project. 

Alex Kotch, The Center for Media and Democracy
Oil pumpjacks line the horizon in Chevron's Kern River Oil Field, one of the largest in the United States, located just north and east of Bakersfield, on July 7, 2021, in Oildale, California. GEORGE ROSE / GETTY IMAGES

The bill would block firms that end these investments from receiving state government contracts or managing state funds.

December 12, 2021

As climate change accelerates and environmental disasters proliferate around the world, a Big Oil-funded business lobbying group has decided to attack financial firms that are taking their money out of fossil fuel companies, the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) has learned.

Jessica Corbett
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks at the White House in Washington, D.C., on August 5, 2021. (Photo: Win McNamee/AFP via Getty Images)

Is Biden moving left? Or is it just a PR maneuver? Gene McGuckin

Dec. 10, 2021


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