Oligarchy or Democracy

>U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders [bounce@bounce.myngp.com]; on behalf of; U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders [bernie@bernie.org] Dear Friends, Thank you very much for the political and financial support you have given my campaign for re-election to the United States Senate from Vermont.  It is very much appreciated. As the longest serving Independent in U.S. congressional history I want to take this opportunity to share with you my views about what I consider to […]

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Oligarchy or Democracy

>U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders [bounce@bounce.myngp.com]; on behalf of; U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders [bernie@bernie.org] Dear Friends, Thank you very much for the political and financial support you have given my campaign for re-election to the United States Senate from Vermont.  It is very much appreciated. As the longest serving Independent in U.S. congressional history I want to take this opportunity to share with you my views about what I consider to […]

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Sen. Whitehouse BLASTS right-wing Cato “expert”

>Andrew Mayersohn, BoldProgressives.org [info@BoldProgressives.org] Friends,Last week, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) showed why he’s a national progressive rising star. At a hearing on overturning Citizens United, Sen. Whitehouse faced an “expert” from the right-wing Cato Institute who advocated more anonymous campaign spending by corporations and billionaires. Whitehouse took him “to the proverbial woodshed,” according to one news site. Watch the amazing video here — and join our campaign to overturn Citizens United and Take Back Democracy! At the […]

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Sen. Whitehouse BLASTS right-wing Cato “expert”

>Andrew Mayersohn, BoldProgressives.org [info@BoldProgressives.org] Friends,Last week, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) showed why he’s a national progressive rising star. At a hearing on overturning Citizens United, Sen. Whitehouse faced an “expert” from the right-wing Cato Institute who advocated more anonymous campaign spending by corporations and billionaires. Whitehouse took him “to the proverbial woodshed,” according to one news site. Watch the amazing video here — and join our campaign to overturn Citizens United and Take Back Democracy! At the […]

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FDA allows cancer chemicals in food

Friends — There’s a new petition taking off on Change.org, and we think you might be interested in signing it: Ask the FDA to ban cancer-causing chemicals in all of our food. Sign Susan’s Petition FDA: Get cancer-causing chemicals out of ALL food packaging now! Started by: Susan, Portland, Oregon The FDA just announced that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol A (BPA), a controversial hormone-disrupting […]

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FDA allows cancer chemicals in food

Friends — There’s a new petition taking off on Change.org, and we think you might be interested in signing it: Ask the FDA to ban cancer-causing chemicals in all of our food. Sign Susan’s Petition FDA: Get cancer-causing chemicals out of ALL food packaging now! Started by: Susan, Portland, Oregon The FDA just announced that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol A (BPA), a controversial hormone-disrupting […]

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Meanwhile, here in America

Friends — Americans have been making quite the impression in London over the past few days — from the Olympians making us proud to Mitt Romney, who badly stumbled out of the block. As much news as Romney is making overseas, his campaign here at home is still attacking and distorting President Obama’s record. That means we can’t let up in getting the facts out and defending the President. Check […]

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Meanwhile, here in America

Friends — Americans have been making quite the impression in London over the past few days — from the Olympians making us proud to Mitt Romney, who badly stumbled out of the block. As much news as Romney is making overseas, his campaign here at home is still attacking and distorting President Obama’s record. That means we can’t let up in getting the facts out and defending the President. Check […]

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A stunning turnaround

Friends, The godfather of “too big to fail” mega-banks has made a turnaround too big to miss. Sandy Weill successfully lobbied Congress to tear down the walls between Main Street banks and Wall Street — the safeguard established by the Glass-Steagall Act. He then proceeded to build Citibank into the financial behemoth Citigroup. But now, after tens of thousands of progressives called for an end to the mammoth banks that […]

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Tell Congress working Americans need a break

Dear Friends As middle-class Americans struggle to buy groceries, fill up their tanks, and pay their mortgages, right-wing Republicans in Congress want to continue tax giveaways to the rich and powerful. On Wednesday, Senate Democrats passed President Obama’s plan to cut taxes for 120 million working families. But now House Republicans are planning to block the measure from becoming law unless the Bush tax cuts for the rich are extended, […]

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