Republicans

Republicans say crime is on the rise – what is the crime rate and what does it mean?

In the lead-up to the 2022 midterm elections, Republican candidates across the nation are blaming Democrats for an increase in crime. But as a scholar of criminology and criminal justice, I believe it’s important to note that, despite the apparently confident assertions…

GOP Offers Preview of Brutal Climate Policies in Texas

As freezing temperatures and mass power outages plague the state of Texas, Republicans blame renewable energy—and Texans. By Sonali Kolhatkar As Texas battles a severe snowstorm and mass power outages this winter, Tim Boyd, the now-former Republican mayor of Colorado…

Forget Ted Cruz, What’s Really Missing in Texas Is the Green New Deal

“Lives are already being lost because of Texas politicians’ refusal to acknowledge and prepare for the realities of the climate crisis.” By Jessica Corbett While Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is under fire for fleeing to Cancún for a vacation as…

RIP, David Koch of Koch Brothers. (Sorry to hear you died, but you have done massive harm to us.)

By Partha Banerjee [I am sad to know David Koch of Koch Brothers died. But I can’t help but mention the massive harm they have done to us the 99%, and to mankind in general.] How many people understand the…

Democrats Claim Electoral Victories One Year After Trump’s Election

Democrats made big gains in elections across the U.S. Tuesday, as voters turned against the Republican Party one year after Donald Trump was elected president. In New Jersey, Democrat Phil Murphy defeated Kim Guadagno in the race to replace the…

All-White, All-Male Senate Republican Group Drafting Health Bill

On Capitol Hill, Senate Republicans have begun drafting a healthcare bill that would repeal much of the Affordable Care Act, though the legislation is unlikely to closely resemble a bill approved by the House last week. Senate Majority Leader Mitch…