Posts Tagged ‘progressive’

These Professors Support the ‘Progressive Stacking’ Policy That Prioritizes Students’ Comments Based on Race

By Logan Dubil Over 900 people have signed a petition in support of a Binghamton University sociology professor who considered a student’s race and gender before calling on them in classroom discussions. Campus Reform reported on Ana Maria Candela’s “progressive stacking” participation policy, which was codified in her syllabus. The policy instructed white male students to wait until […]

Progressive Christians Sad They Have No Way To Love Their Neighbors Now That Mask Mandates Are Gone

BEND, OR—Progressive Christians are saddened this week following the removal of COVID mask mandates. They allege that with no masking, there is no way for them to love their neighbors anymore. “COVID enabled me to show the world that I’m a good Christian who actually loves people,” said Alisson Forrest, who hasn’t been to church in […]

Russell Fry: Tom Rice ‘Enabling’ Progressive Left by Focusing on Impeachment of Trump

South Carolina Rep. Russell Fry (R) told Breitbart News Saturday that U.S. Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC) enabled the progressive left by focusing his energy on the impeachment of former President Donald Trump. Fry spoke to Breitbart News Saturday as the South Carolina state representative hopes to unseat Rice, who was one of the ten House Republicans to […]

Progressive Church Tells Young Unvaccinated Couple Stuck Out In The Cold That There’s No Room

Progressive Church Tells Young Unvaccinated Couple Stuck Out In The Cold That There’s No Room BETHLEHEM, PA—A young couple was reportedly turned away from a church service Sunday evening because they were not vaccinated against COVID19, according to the Bethlehem sheriff’s office. The couple was admonished after not producing their vaccination cards and cast out […]

Progressive Family Leaves Milk, Cookies, And Rapid COVID Test For Santa

CONCORD, VT—A local family claims to have improved upon the classic Christmas tradition of leaving milk and cookies for Santa Claus by adding a Rapid COVID Test into the mix. “In these trying times, it’s important to remember the jolly fat man who travels the world in a single night. He’s at high risk of […]

KKK Disbands As Progressive Left Accomplishing All Their Goals

HARRISON, AR—It was a somber day for white-hooded members of the Ku Klux Klan as they received news that their organization was disbanding, since the progressive Left was accomplishing all of their goals with unparalleled effectiveness. “Welp, I guess it’s both good news and bad news,” said current CEO of the KKK, Bob U. Genics while […]

On Haaretz: Can Settler Colonialism Be Liberal and Apartheid Be Progressive?

December 13, 2021 Palestinians at an Israeli military checkpoint. (Photo: via ActiveStills.org) By Ilan Pappe Can you imagine in the heyday of Apartheid in South Africa, a political movement or newspaper that would be regarded as liberal, and commended worldwide for its bravery, notwithstanding expressing their support for the Apartheid system itself? Can you imagine what […]

Progressive Democrat Blasts BDS, LGBTQ Activists Who Defend Hamas Terror Group That ‘Murders LGBTQ People’

Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY) blasted the “antisemitic double standard” Israel is held to by the left and accused the radical anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement of “inflicting” “stupidity, moral bankruptcy, and absurdity” on American politics as LGBTQ activists “defend a terrorist organization that systematically murders LGBTQ people.” Appearing at the Israeli American Council’s […]

“Progressive Prosecutors” are Invoking “Terrorism” to Expand State Power and Advance Their Political Ambitions

Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald announcing charges on December 1, 2021 On November 30, a mass shooting occurred at a high school in Oxford Township, Michigan. Four students were killed and several more injured. Unfortunately, the event itself was not especially unique; while the average American schoolchild faces astronomically low risk of ever encountering a […]

Progressive Elves Stage Walkout In Protest After Rittenhouse Added To ‘Nice’ List

Progressive Elves Stage Walkout In Protest After Rittenhouse Added To ‘Nice’ List NORTH POLE—Toy production in Santa’s magical workshop reportedly ground to a halt after progressive elves staged a walkout to protest Kyle Rittenhouse’s inclusion on the coveted “Nice” list. “When we heard our boss had placed Rittenhouse on the nice list, we were shocked,” […]

What happened when Oberlin announced trip to Israel for progressive students to see democracy (at $4500 a pop)

Oberlin College in Ohio has a noble progressive history, and this fall it has become a battleground for an important political question: Is Palestinian solidarity undermining the Democratic Party coalition? Oberlin instructors who are concerned that the issue is dividing progressives organized a student trip to Israel this coming January, titled “Bridging the Gap: Israel,” […]

The last progressive

In a provocative recent essay in the New York Times, the political historian Jon Grinspan places the distemper currently afflicting American politics in a broader context. In essence, he contends that we’ve been here before. Grinspan describes the period from the 1860s to 1900 as an “age of acrimony,” with the nation as a whole […]

The Last Progressive – Joe Biden and Illusions of “Normalcy”

In a provocative recent essay in the New York Times, the political historian Jon Grinspan places the distemper currently afflicting American politics in a broader context. In essence, he contends that we’ve been here before. Grinspan describes the period from the 1860s to 1900 as an “age of acrimony,” with the nation as a whole “embroiled in a generation-long, […]

Progressive coalition retools ahead of 2022

“We’re trying to save the Democratic Party from itself,” said Mejia. “Pivoting right to the center has failed the Democratic Party, leaving the base unmotivated, unspoken to, unorganized. The game will be won by doing the exact opposite. This is about going door by door, state by state, to mobilize the base. That’s what CPD […]

How 9/11 Set Progressive Causes Back—and How We Rebounded

 As the 20th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center approached, I wasn’t paying much attention. But then I received an email from my longtime colleague John Cavanagh, former director of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C. It was a private message recalling the “Justice, Not Vengeance” initiative that the institute and YES! Magazine organized […]

Target Introduces Progressive New ‘Clump Of Cells’ Registry

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—A spokesperson for Target Corporation announced that the retailer will be discontinuing their popular baby registry service and replacing it with a new “clump of cells” registry.  “Bringing a clump of cells through the birthing canal is an expensive and stressful process, and Target is here to help,” the press release reads. “Let us be […]

Just 9 votes — but ‘bitter’ House debate is an advance for progressive stance on Israel

Progressives lost a vote on Israel in the House yesterday, overwhelmingly, by 420-9. But what is being lost in the discussion of the Iron Dome vote is that eight progressive Democrats voted against the additional military funding for Israel, and two others voted present, even after pro-Israel forces cast the aid as a purely “defensive” […]

Progressive House members try to halt Israel bomb deliveries

Last week three progressive House members made a legislative effort to block the delivery of US-made bombs to Israel. At Jewish Currents Alex Kane reported that Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) submitted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would require the Biden administration prohibit the […]

‘Close friends’ Biden and Bennett leave progressive Americans out in the cold

The progressive base of the Democratic Party was completely dissed yesterday by the White House in President Biden’s meeting with rightwing Israeli PM Naftali Bennett. The president said he and the PM are “close friends,” and he sounded a hawkish note on Iran and mentioned Palestine only in passing. Bennett and Israel got everything that […]

How a recent win and loss show the growing strength of the American progressive left

On August 3rd, a Democratic primary was held to find a candidate to replace Marcia Fudge, who gave up her Congressional seat in Ohio’s 11th district upon joining the Biden administration as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The race was closely watched by the progressive left, not only in the district, state or even country, […]

Tlaib, progressive House members want Biden to pull tax-exempt status from groups funding settlements

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) is leading a charge to end the tax-exempt status of organizations in the United States that help fund Israel’s illegal settlements. On July 15 Tlaib sent a letter Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen asking the Biden administration to take action. It was signed by Representatives Cori Bush (D-MO), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Andre […]

Progressive Jewish Supremacists Joke About Californian’s Fiery Destruction

Here’s a question. What happens whenever non-jews make fun of or joke about jews in public or in the media? The answer; the full might of ZOG in all its manifestations immediately descends upon the jokesters, condemning them for their thoughtless, anti-semitic behavior. The character of those responsible must be flayed and their material banned. […]

Progressive Suggests Tearing Down Dumb Pointless Fence In Middle Of Field

Brought to you by: BEACONSFIELD, ENGLAND—According to sources, there’s a fence standing in the middle of a local field, with no apparent reason for being there. Local progressives are suggesting it be torn down immediately. “I don’t want the fence to be here, so we should just tear it down immediately,” said Hercule Flambeau, a progressive activist. “As […]

Progressive Church Announces New Drag Queen Bible Story Hour

PORTLAND, OR—Local progressive church Sojourners Faith Collective just announced an exciting new “drag queen Bible story hour” which will be held every Sunday at 10 a.m. in place of normal worship.  The new program will include stories such as A Day in the Life of the Serpent, Lucifer’s First Crush, and Polygamy’s Back, Baby! The […]

Bennett government would make Israel easier to sell in ‘progressive circles,’ leading Israel advocate says

Israel’s advocates in U.S. politics are excited by the possible replacement of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Naftali Bennett, in a “change” coalition. Even though Bennett is to the right of Netanyahu, his coalition would include a few leftleaning Israelis, and that will make Israel easier to sell. “You can’t deny that America is better […]

‘How many Palestinians have to die for their lives to matter?’: progressive Dems condemn Israeli violence on House floor

On Thursday a number of progressive Democratic spoke out against Israel’s ongoing attacks on Palestine. “How many Palestinians have to die for their lives to matter?” asked Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), the only Palestinian member of congress, in an emotional speech. “If our own State Department can’t even bring itself to acknowledge the killing of […]

Several progressive U.S. congresspeople condemn Jerusalem evictions– as State Dep’t blames both sides for violence

Israel’s push to evict Palestinians from their houses in East Jerusalem, and its crackdown on Palestinian protests of the evictions, have been getting international attention in a largely negative light. And several U.S. congresspeople are condemning the evictions as illegal and calling on the U.S. government to restrict U.S. aid over the human rights violations. […]

McWhorter: Race Relations Have Gotten Less Honest and Progressive Since Summer 2020

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Columbia University Professor and author John McWhorter said that back in the mid-2000s, race relations were “a little more honest and a little more progressive” than they are, especially since the summer of 2020. McWhorter said, “I am beginning to think that I miss 2004, 2005. Because race […]

Palestinian professor says he was denied job with progressive lawmaker over his views on Israel

A Palestinian professor says that newly-elected Illinois Congresswoman Marie Newman promised him a job but backed out of a signed contract after he criticized her positions on Israel. Iymen Chehade has filed a breach of contract lawsuit and a national-origin discrimination claim against the congresswoman. Newman’s campaign dismissed the accusations as “fallacious.” A former Bernie […]

Newsom recall deflates progressive dreams

The governor last fall asked state lawmakers to send him a fracking ban, but that was well before the recall became a real possibility. Newsom said this year he still supported the idea; environmentalists, however, say he did nothing to muscle it through the Capitol, and some suspect he preferred to avoid having to deal […]

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