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Ted Millar is a writer and teacher. His work has been in featured in myriad literary journals, including Straight Forward Poetry, Better Than Starbucks, the Broke Bohemian, Caesura, Circle Show, Cactus Heart, Third Wednesday, and The Voices Project. He is also a contributor to Liberal America as well as hosting the podcast "The Left Place", available on all major podcast outlets.
SHARE Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Meet the New Senate Budget Committee Chair--Bernie Sanders
Something Republicans have feared since Paul Ryan was still Speaker of the House is the possibility of Vt. Sen. Bernie Sanders assuming the role of Senate Budget Committee Chair.
Well, the next Senate Budget Committee Chair is none other than Vt. Sen. Bernie Sanders.
SHARE Wednesday, January 13, 2021 FBI Warns of Nationwide Armed Insurrections Next Week
According to an internal FBI bulletin, this final week of Trump's toxic presidency may be most violent, with armed demonstrations being planned for all 50 state capitols and "war" at the U.S. Capitol, extending through Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20.
SHARE Friday, December 18, 2020 Comcast, Disney+, Netflix Set to Raise Rates at Height of the Pandemic
Just as Disney stocks hit an all-time high, the company plans on unveiling some new shows at a higher subscription rate.
Not to be outdone, one of the most profitable media monopolies, Comcast, providing millions the bandwidth necessary to stream media, is extending bandwidth usage fees.
SHARE Thursday, December 17, 2020 Connecticut Becomes the First State Requiring High School Diversity Studies
Last week Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont signed Public Act 19-12 requiring high schools offer African-American, Black, Puerto Rican and Latino studies, beginning in 2022.
Studies spotlighting women, LGBTQ+, Middle Eastern, Asian, and Indigenous cultures must also be incorporated.
But they will be.
Connecticut is taking that crucial step in the right direction.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, December 14, 2020 CBO Report Shows Medicare-for-All Costs Less Than Previously Thought
We have always been able to afford to provide every man, woman, and child born in this country healthcare as a human right.
Now a new report out of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) this week illustrates that, not only could we always afford it, but Medicare-for-All could cost even less than what the most ardent Medicare-for-All advocates propose.
(5 comments) SHARE Saturday, December 12, 2020 Environmental Activists Celebrate NY's Divestment From Fossil Fuels
Responding to pressure from environmental groups, New York has become the first state to divest its massive public-pension fund from fossil-fuel companies.
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced Wednesday the Empire state will begin transitioning $226 billion to net-zero-emissions portfolios by 2040.
SHARE Monday, November 23, 2020 GAO Study Exposes How the Wealthiest Corporations Keep America Poor
If only average American taxpayers realized how much their hard-earned wages are being pumped into these companies despite record profits--and how little those companies pay in taxes--perhaps they would not fall for the lie they are peddled about "not being able to afford" Medicare-for-All, college-debt forgiveness, and fully funding Social Security.