Walker Bragman

Walker Bragman

Journalist, JD, occasional cartoonist, co-founder OptOut
Nov
19
Biden Just Nominated Joe Manchin-Lite

Biden Just Nominated Joe Manchin-Lite

The president has quietly nominated an energy consultant who has long championed carbon capture incentives as a way to sustain the fossil fuel industry in a burning world.
Nov
13
YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Accountability Journalism To The Rescue

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Accountability Journalism To The Rescue

From the launch of a worker-owned Appeal to a Jacobin-crafted board game, journalists are scoring wins.
Nov
10
The Holes In Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

The Holes In Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

Critics say it’s too easy for anti-vaxxers to exploit loopholes in OSHA’s new COVID-19 workplace vaccination requirements.
Nov
05
Conservative Democrats’ Lucrative Career Path

Conservative Democrats’ Lucrative Career Path

Democratic senators who oppose core party agenda items and upset the base can’t lose — because if they do, they get paid.
Nov
04
“Trump Zombie Sale” Threatens Montana National Forest

“Trump Zombie Sale” Threatens Montana National Forest

The Biden administration is continuing a forest-clearing plan that endangers old-growth trees and grizzly habitat.
Oct
20
All The News That’s Fit To Spin

All The News That’s Fit To Spin

Companies are using D.C.’s tip sheet industry to supercharge the corporate media crusade against climate, health care, and anti-poverty legislation
Oct
16
YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: National Monuments Restored

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: National Monuments Restored

Also: California reforms its police departments, while Scabby the Rat goes Hollywood.
Oct
14
Xavier Becerra Could Lower Drug Prices — So Why Isn’t He?

Xavier Becerra Could Lower Drug Prices — So Why Isn’t He?

Biden’s health secretary has called on the feds to limit pharma price gouging — but now that he can do so, he’s dragging his feet.