Democracy

The worst government money can buy
Democracy does not mean capitalism. Capitalism does not equal democracy. In fact, capitalism in the 21st century is in direct conflict with democracy.


  • Democrats Introduce Legislation to Get Federal Contract Workers Back Pay
    by Tonya Riley on January 16, 2019 at 10:49 pm

    Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) introduced a bill Wednesday that would provide back pay to federal contractors who are losing wages during the federal shutdown. The Fair Compensation for Low-Wage Contractor Employees Act would apply to all furloughed or laid-off contractors who make up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level for a family of four. “For […]

  • Senate Republicans Vote Down Effort to Maintain Sanctions on Russian Oligarch’s Companies
    by Russ Choma on January 16, 2019 at 8:57 pm

    Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, defeated a bipartisan bid to keep sanctions in place against companies owned by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Trump administration announced last month it was planning to remove the sanctions targeting the energy and mining magnate, who has close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Three of […]