The Pentagon’s F-35 Fighter Jet — Carbon Culprit

Reduce Pentagon Carbon Emissions

The dog days of summer are upon us — and the record high temperatures killing hundreds in the Pacific Northwest and bringing 118 degree heat to Siberia serve as a harbinger of even hotter, more dangerous days unless we address the elephant in the room.

The…

Our Democratic congressional delegation can either rubber stamp a dangerous escalation of the nuclear arms race that pushes us to the brink of world annihilation or in the interest of human survival reject President Biden’s suggested appropriation of billions of dollars for nuclear rearmament.

To date, few have questioned President…

As survivors of torture and their advocates, we urge President-elect Biden not to nominate Mike Morell for CIA Director and ask the Senate not to approve Biden’s nominee Avril Haine as Director of National Intelligence.

Both Morell and Haines have troubling records on torture — a form of violence with…

DNC Delegates to Congress: Cut off military aid when Israel Annexes Jordan Valley

As DNC delegates to the 2020 Democratic National Convention, we fully support efforts to withhold $3.8 billion in military aid to Israel as it unilaterally annexes the Israeli-occupied Jordan Valley, which includes the Dead Sea basin, extends…

2020 DNC Foreign Policy Platform Plank Submission 2020

PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP (insert on pg. 43)

When America leads, it must advocate for peace and equitable prosperity because all people deserve to live in dignity, their human rights respected. We believe protecting rights and opportunities for women and girls is essential for…

(UCLA Ackerman Union, March 3, 2020. Students wait 2–3 hours to vote.)

LA County Supervisors: My Letter Urging Return to Paper Ballots

Dear County Supervisors Hahn, Kuehl, Solis, Ridley-Thomas and Barger:

Thank you for your anticipated investigation into the multiple challenges on Super Tuesday, with voters waiting 2–4 hours, some even longer, to vote and massive provisionals distributed, even to…

Marcy Winograd

Co-Founder, Progressive Caucus, California Democratic Party; blogger at LA Progressive

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