Keith Ellison Slams Trump Scheme to Resurrect Child Labor

Keith Ellison is calling into question a Trump-led Department of Labor scheme to loosen rules around child labor laws.

A 16-year-old worker harvests tobacco on a farm in Kentucky. Marcus Beasdale | Human Rights Watch

Teenagers in coal mines. Kids driving forklifts. 17-year-olds operating heavy and dangerous machinery with little training. All of that could be possible under a Trump Labor Department plan to consider relaxing the rules governing child labor. And Rep. Keith Ellison, DFL-Minn., is asking questions – lots of questions. He doesn’t like

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Election Of Tom Perez To DNC Chair Shows The DNC Establishment Has Learned Nothing

Failing to learn from the humiliating losses of the last election, establishment Democrats continue to cater to their oligarchical donors while rejecting the party’s progressive base and its future.

Tom Perez gives a victory speech during the general session of the DNC winter meeting in Atlanta, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP/Branden Camp)

WASHINGTON --- The past year has not been kind to the Democratic Party. Engulfed in major scandals in the lead-up to the election, Democrats suffered humiliating losses in November, losing the majorities they held in the House and Senate along with the presidency and several key governorships. In addition, major rifts within the party became

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The DNC Has Fanned The Flames Of Grassroots Anger By Electing Tom Perez

Establishment Democrats did not want Ellison, a former Sanders surrogate and a black Muslim American, to be the chair.

Newly elected Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, right, and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., who was named deputy chairman, listen to a question from the media during a press conference at the DNC winter meeting in Atlanta, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP/Branden Camp)

Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Establishment Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez to chair the Democratic National Committee. They defeated Representative Keith Ellison and survived a push from the grassroots to take a meaningful step to transform the Democratic Party into a real and actual opposition party. DNC

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¿Quién le teme a Keith Ellison? El lobby de Israel

Keith Ellison, cuya candidatura es apoyada por Bernie Sanders, es el futuro del Partido Demócrata. Hillary Clinton es el pasado. ¿Chuck Schumer quiere enganchar su estrella a los extorsionadores políticos proisraelíes o al futuro?

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., left and U.S. Rep. Brian Baird, D-Wash., right, take photos of the rubble of the American International school in Beit Lahiya in the northern of Gaza Strip, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

While Keith Ellison is odds on favorite to win the race as the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, we’ve only just begun to hear from the Israel Lobby on the subject.  You might ask: why would the Lobby weigh in at all? To answer this question, you have to return to the FBI wiretap of the Israeli embassy in Washington, which Shamai

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Amid DNC Reckoning, Ellison Emerges As Progressive Antidote To Trump

The first Muslim elected to US Congress is being asked to take the reins of the Democratic Party.

Representative Keith Ellison D FL MN addresses Occupy Homes rally. Rose McGee (left) is fight to save her home from banks

Amid the growing post-election call for a "reckoning" within the Democratic Party, Rep. Keith Ellison on Minnesota has swiftly emerged as the favored progressive choice to lead that transition. "Liberal lawmakers and advocacy groups have started plotting a major overhaul of the Democratic National Committee (DNC)," the Washington Post reported

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Minneapolis Officer Photographed Pointing Weapon At Rep. Keith Ellison’s Unarmed Son

“Photo is agonizing for me to see,” Ellison wrote on Twitter. “My son is PEACEFULLY protesting w/ hands up; officer is shouldering gun. Why?”

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) confirmed on Thursday that the young black man photographed as he was targeted with a weapon by a Minneapolis police officer is his son Jeremiah Ellison, Al Jazeera America reported. “Photo is agonizing for me to see,” Ellison wrote on Twitter. “My son is PEACEFULLY protesting w/ hands up; officer is shouldering gun.

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