The Army of 5 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was recently interviewed by Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes. The two of them discussed a range of topics. Then the internal power struggle between freshmen Congresswomen like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Pelosi herself was brought up and before Lesley Stahl could finish her statement, Pelosi cut her off and derisively said, "well that's like 5 people." This statement has not sat well with the legions of people who
Our Response to David Frum For the most part, The Atlantic is not a bad site for news and information. However, like a lot of large platforms with access to writers who also provide commentary on the corporate news, they're not perfect. Powerfully effective pieces like Ta-Nehesi Coates' The Case for Reparations have been written on the site in the past. However, the new article written by David Frum who is a staff writer for The
american resistance movement
The Faux Resistance When Donald Trump became President of the United States (under questionable circumstances), the American people took to the streets. Grassroots movements sprang up led by women and the popular hashtags #resist and #theresistance became the rallying cries. The Democratic establishment, wanting to maintain norms and customs, at first didn't know what to do. Very few Democrats openly embraced the anti-Trump movement. The establishment think tanks and Democratic Party insiders wanted to focus
#IStandWithIlhan
#IStandWithIlhan We knew this was coming. Progressives who are well aware of the disdain for Muslims and Progressives in American politics knew this day was coming. The 116th Congress is still young, and already both the Democratic and Republican parties are engaging in what Black and Intellectual is calling political warfare. Political warfare against the Progressive Left, against Democratic Socialism, and against Black and Brown people of color who identify with the aforementioned groups. Alexandria
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What Happened? A majority of students at Georgetown University voted on Thursday to increase their tuition by $27.20 to benefit descendants of the 272 enslaved Africans that the Jesuits who ran the school sold almost two centuries ago to secure its economic foundation. A fund of this type would represent the first instance of reparations for slavery by a prominent American organization. The proposal passed with two-thirds of the vote, but the student-led referendum was nonbinding,
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