Donald Trump’s first speech to the United Nations General Assembly today – and in particular, his remarks about North Korea – was nothing short of a complete failure of American leadership. Instead of focusing on efforts to peacefully resolve the crisis surrounding its nuclear program, Trump threatened to “totally destroy North Korea.” It’s time for… Read more
FYI – CREDO released the statement below in support of the Medicare For All Act of 2017: “This is exactly the type of bold solution we need to fix our broken health care system,” CREDO Political Director Murshed Zaheed said. “Access to health care should be a basic right guaranteed to all Americans, not a… Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Josh Nelson, [email protected] 100+ Protest Outside FCC Chairman’s San Francisco Event to Demand Net Neutrality Internet rights activists rallied to urge FCC Chairman Ajit Pai not to gut Obama-era net neutrality rules San Francisco, CA, September 12, 2017 – More than 100 activists rallied outside Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s… Read more
“Trump’s belated criticism of his staunchest supporters — racist, Nazi, KKK terrorists — rings hollow,” said Murshed Zaheed, the liberal group CREDO’s political director, in an email after Monday’s brief speech. “When it is politically convenient, Trump frequently and aggressively bullies individuals and organizations by name, but in this case, he disgracefully protected white supremacist Nazis for days before speaking out.”
Activists are staging at least 682 separate “Solidarity with Charlottesville” events in response to this weekend’s attacks by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in the Virginia city. Other groups involved in putting together the events were Pantsuit Nation, CREDO, and the Working Families Party.
“A man under a cloud of investigation for potentially obstructing justice by firing the last FBI director should not under any circumstances be rewarded with bipartisan support for his replacement,” said CREDO political director Murshed Zaheed.