Comcast received $1 billion in government subsidies. But it's still imposing new data fees on customers reliant on the internet due to COVID. Thanks to a massive lobbying effort and ties to Joe Biden, the telecom giant might very well get away with it.
Julia Rock is a contributing writer for the Daily Poster.
Joe Biden’s first national security hires have been consulting for defense contractors or working for industry-funded think tanks. The picks are of a piece with Biden’s entire career of backing US imperialism rather than bucking it.
Tucker Carlson pitches himself as a tribune of the people. But new documents reveal that he and other media elites get paid top dollar to speak at fancy conferences hosted by private equity firms, some of the most rapacious, anti-worker actors in American capitalism.
Joe Biden says confronting climate change is one of his top priorities. But today, he appointed as his liaison to the climate movement a congressman who has raked in big money from the fossil fuel industry while voting to help oil and gas companies.
Never Trumpers are pushing the narrative that their efforts, like the Lincoln Project, played a key role in securing Joe Biden's victory. All you have to do is take a cursory glance at the numbers to see that isn’t true at all.
Donald Trump’s Labor Department just issued a rule freezing farmworkers’ wages, even as his administration predicts a big increase in agribusiness profits. It’s a parting reminder that, for all its populist bluster, the Trump administration has been an enemy of working people.
There’s still much we don’t know, but we can take some key lessons from the elections last night: Democrats’ weak economic message helped Trump, the Lincoln Project embarrassed itself, a ton of grassroots money was set on fire, Americans don’t love Obamacare, and the Democratic courts’ strategy failed.
Donald Trump and the Republican Party are trying to stop ballots from being counted by flooding the courts with lawsuits and sowing doubts about mail-in ballots. We can’t let them steal this election.
Vulnerable Republican senators say their proposed health care bill would protect people with preexisting conditions. But their legislation would actually hurt protections for such people — unsurprisingly, since those senators raked in more than $2.5 million from insurance industry donors.
To court pack, or not to court pack? That is the question Democrats are doing everything they can to avoid answering — even though Republicans have been successfully packing the courts for years.
Trump was asked to employ jobless workers to plug abandoned wells that are exacerbating climate change. Instead he bailed out oil and gas executives and shareholders — potentially putting states on the hook for $280 billion.
A new study finds that unionized nursing homes had 30 percent lower mortality rates than nonunion homes. Quite literally, unions save lives.
Facing a tough primary challenge from Alex Morse, embattled congressman Richard Neal is trying to block voters from seeing an ad about him being Congress’s #1 recipient of corporate PAC money.