Gosar Censured Over AOC Murder Video, As AOC Slams GOP: “What Is So Hard About Saying This Is Wrong?”

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. The House voted to censure Republican Congressmember Paul Gosar for posting an animated video on social media where he murders Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and attacks President Biden. …
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It’s Freedom Day! Do what you want, but the government will blame you when it all goes wrong.

Support us and go ad-free It is so-called Freedom Day. The masks can come off and social distancing no longer applies. We can meet in crowds – although football fans have already been doing this in their tens of thousands. Freedom Day comes at a time when the government is embarking on a massive herd …
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A Labour MP once again proved she’s in the wrong party

Support us and go ad-free A shadow cabinet Labour MP who had to apologise for handing out racist leaflets has once more caused a storm on social media. But this time, she fails to see why people have a problem with her tweets. Shadow women and equalities minister Charlotte Nichols is Labour’s shadow women and …
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Tory government’s ridiculous claim that it’s a ‘world leader’ on climate is proven wrong, again

The UK government loves to describe itself as a ‘world leader’ on tackling the climate and biodiversity crises. Its actions, however, rarely live up to its rhetoric. A new report from the Woodland Trust is a case in point, as lays bare the dire state of the UK’s trees and woods. One of the worst …
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“We Need to Give the Workers a Fair Shot”: Jane McAlevey on What Went Wrong in Amazon Union Vote

Labor organizer and scholar Jane McAlevey says there were many warning signs that the historic Amazon union drive in Bessemer, Alabama, would fail. Workers at the Amazon warehouse voted overwhelmingly against forming a union after a months-long vote by mail, with Amazon using widespread intimidation and misinformation to undermine the effort. But McAlevey says organizers …
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David Cameron admits he was wrong to lobby Rishi Sunak for access to loan scheme

According to allies of David Cameron, the former prime minister admits he was wrong to lobby chancellor Rishi Sunak with private text messages over access for his employer to a coronavirus (Covid-19) loan scheme. Questions remain Cameron is continuing to face questions over his efforts to secure access to the scheme for finance company Greensill …
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Even Tories are now sh*tting on the government’s ‘wrong’ 1% NHS payrise

A former Conservative health minister has said that it’s the “wrong time” to be restraining the pay of NHS workers who have gone “above and beyond” during the pandemic. The “wrong time” In a sign that a Conservative rebellion over the government’s 1% pay rise recommendation may be brewing, MP Dr Dan Poulter has called …
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Coronavirus outbreak at the DVLA highlights everything that’s wrong with the government’s pandemic response

More than 500 cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) have reportedly been confirmed among Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) staff in Swansea. With a total of around 6,000 workers employed by the DVLA, this is thought to be Britain’s largest employee outbreak of coronavirus infections yet. What’s more shocking is that this horrific number of positive …
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Greta Thunberg: 5 Years After Paris Agreement, World Is “Speeding in the Wrong Direction” on Climate

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged world leaders to declare a state of emergency over the climate crisis. His call came on Saturday during a virtual climate summit to mark the fifth anniversary of the 2015 Paris climate …
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Juan González: The Media Has It Wrong. Record Latinx Turnout Helped Biden. White Voters Failed Dems

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appears to be inching toward victory as counting continues in several key states that could put him over 270 electoral votes, the threshold needed to win the Electoral College and take the White House. President Trump and his supporters, meanwhile, have attacked the process and falsely claimed Democrats are stealing …
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