Walker Bragman is a journalist and JD whose work has been featured in Paste Magazine, the Intercept, HuffPost, the Independent, Salon, Truthout, and the Hill.
A Democratic consulting firm that works for some of the country’s largest unions was exposed for aiding Amazon’s attempt to crush the Staten Island union drive. Democrats’ consulting class is profiting off both corporate union busters and the labor movement.
For years, Democrats have pledged to address the massive secret corporate spending that now dominates US politics. But they are poised to once again break their long-standing promise.
Joe Biden pledged to support workers’ unionization efforts at Amazon on Wednesday, saying, “Amazon, here we come.” But his failure so far to implement any of the recommendations of his task force on worker organization seems to speak louder than his words.
Despite the ongoing climate crisis, the Supreme Court is considering crushing the Environmental Protection Agency. The justices regularly receive all-expenses-paid free-market trainings — maybe that has something to do with their pro-business rulings.
Joe Biden ran for president promising student debt relief. His administration now appears to be doing the opposite, trying to overturn a recent ruling that helps those bankrupted by student loans.
Joe Biden’s refusal to lift COVID-19 vaccine intellectual property restrictions has protected Big Pharma profits and worsened the pandemic. But a new army-developed vaccine isn’t covered by such restrictions — making it easily shareable with the entire world.
California governor Gavin Newsom is caught between his campaign pledge to establish a statewide single-payer health system and the private health care companies that bankroll him.
One of the best ways Joe Biden could have attacked the pandemic and boosted the US’s vaccination rate would have been to fight for Medicare for All, or at least a public option. He refused to do so.
Joe Biden’s administration has proposed vaccination and testing requirements for federally funded health care facilities and businesses — and corporate groups are mobilizing to kill the proposal.
As the Omicron variant surges, an institute funded by the Koch network may be undermining government attempts to stop the pandemic.
The White House has ways it could share vaccine information with other countries — but it refuses to threaten Moderna’s profits.
New York governor Kathy Hochul is pushing to end remote work — not to help workers, but to do the commercial real estate industry a favor.
Why do conservative Democrats like Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin oppose wildly popular progressive policy measures? Because it’s a very lucrative racket.
Despite pledging to reverse deforestation at COP26 this week, the Biden administration is moving forward with a plan that would devastate a major national forest’s old-growth trees and grizzly bear habitat.
Companies are using Washington’s tip sheet industry as a key weapon in their corporate media crusade against climate, health care, and anti-poverty legislation.
Joe Biden’s health secretary Xavier Becerra has called on the feds to limit pharmaceutical price gouging in the past. But now that he is in a position to actually lower drug prices, he’s dragging his feet.
Legislation to hold the Purdue Pharma Sackler family accountable is stalled as the Chamber of Commerce begins lobbying on the bill. Congress can’t let the criminals that fueled the opioid crisis get away with murder.
While preparing to consider big cuts to the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, Congress is simultaneously advancing a defense spending plan that would pay out more than twice that in the same time period.
The federal government’s program incentivizing employers to provide workers paid sick leave — the absolute least they can do amid a still-raging pandemic — is set to expire. And corporate Democrats are threatening to block a replacement.
Joe Biden claims to believe the science on climate change. So why is his administration declaring that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report “does not present sufficient cause” to stop expanding oil drilling?