Author: Ward Chanley

Fox News exits had 70% backing government healthcare

Fox News exits had 70% backing govt healthcare and big majorities for climate action. Florida passed $15 minimum wage with 60% of vote. Dems could have run on these things but instead they chose some vague sanctimonious soul of the nation bullshit.

https://twitter.com/krystalball/status/1324095006802501633

Now that we have a presumptive Dem winner

Now that we have a presumptive Dem winner who claims during a pandemic that he’d veto Medicare for All if it passed Congress, MSNBC runs segments contrasting the USA’s crappy healthcare system with that of other countries who pay a lot less for better care.

https://twitter.com/LADYBUNNY77/status/1324385876349255680

Saudi Arabia’s latest PR stunt

Via CODEPINK: Women For Peace: In two weeks, over a hundred European professional golfers will gather to compete in Saudi Arabia’s latest PR stunt: the kingdom’s first all-women golf tournament. Meanwhile, just a matter of miles away from the course, trailblazing Saudi women’s rights activists Loujain al-Halthoul is languishing in prison on a hunger strike, held incommunicado from her family. No woman is free until we all are free. How can these athletes compete and claim to be promoting gender equality when a fellow woman is imprisoned for the “crime” of peacefully fighting for her rights? Pressure prominent female golfers to drop out of the tournament:

https://www.codepink.org/golf

https://www.reuters.com/article/saudi-rights-int-idUSKBN27C1TJ