Barbara Lee

House Panel Votes to Debate Post-9/11 Blank Check for War

July 12, 2017

The House Appropriations Committee has advanced a measure proposed by Rep. Barbara Lee that would repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, which the U.S. has used to wage wars around the globe

Barbara Lee on What Was Left Unsaid in Obama’s State of the Union

January 15, 2016

In the premiere episode of The Real Capitol Hill, we sit down with Congresswoman Barbara Lee to get her thoughts on President Obama’s legacy and why many African Americans families are still waiting for their economic recovery

Black Political Elite Continue To Support Israel’s Assault on Gaza

August 4, 2014

Glen Ford: Past members of the Black Caucus stood up against Israeli aggression, but today these voices are silenced by corporate financing

Securities Transaction Tax

October 31, 2013
Robin Hood tax supporters National Nurses United, economist Jeffrey Sachs, and European Parliament VP tell Congress to support “no brainer” tax on Wall Street Supporters of a tax on Wall Street financial transactions gathered on Capitol Hall last Wednesday to put pressure on Congress for its adoption. The tax, included in the Inclusive Prosperity Act,…