Democratic Party

02.03.2019

Getting ready for Bernie 2020

Getting ready for Bernie 2020

Danny Katch, author of Why Bad Governments Happens to Good People, kicks off the discussion of what the left should make of Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign. We expect this article and others about the Sanders 2020 campaign to inspire a healthy debate. DONALD TRUMP used… »

20.02.2019

The Movement And The 2020 Elections

The Movement And The 2020 Elections

Co-Written by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers The political system in the United States is a plutocracy, one that works for the benefit of the wealthy, not the people. Although we face growing crises on multiple fronts – economic insecurity, a violent and racist state, environmental devastation, never-ending wars and… »

28.07.2018

Noam Chomsky on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Spectacular” Victory & Growing Split in Democratic Party

Noam Chomsky on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Spectacular” Victory & Growing Split in Democratic Party

The 2018 midterm election season has been roiled by the internal divisions between the Democratic Party’s growing progressive base and the more conservative party establishment. In New York City, this division came to a head with the most shocking upset of the election season so far, when 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez… »

30.06.2018

How a Socialist Latina Millennial Beat a Wall Street Favorite

How a Socialist Latina Millennial Beat a Wall Street Favorite

By Natasha Hakimi Zapat It might seem unbelievable that after Bernie Sanders’ immense success in the 2016 Democratic primaries, running on a grass-roots campaign that condemned Wall Street’s influence and called for social justice, Democrats can still be caught off guardby progressives unseating their heavyweights.And yet, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win in New… »

11.07.2017

Lost at Sea: Left Liberals Have No Party

Lost at Sea: Left Liberals Have No Party

By Bruce Lerro In the periphery of the circles in which I travel, people do not actively defend what it means to be a member of the Democratic Party. They come on much stronger when they say they are against the Republican Party. And why not? The Republican Party is… »

20.06.2017

Nobody Wants Trump in Office More Than Democrats

Nobody Wants Trump in Office More Than Democrats

By David Swanson Ordinary people who identify themselves as Democrats have a variety of mostly noble intentions and desires. Elected Democrats in Washington, D.C., are another matter entirely. When voters gave them majorities in Congress in 2006, telling exit pollsters that the top reason was to end the war on… »

06.01.2017

Glenn Greenwald: Democrats Eager to Blame “Everybody But Themselves” for Collapse of Their Party

Glenn Greenwald: Democrats Eager to Blame “Everybody But Themselves” for Collapse of Their Party

As Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies at a Senate hearing on Russian cyberthreats ahead of a highly classified briefing today with President-elect Donald Trump, we speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald, who has faced an onslaught of criticism for questioning the premise of Russian hacking… »

12.07.2016

As Sanders endorses Clinton, how far left has he pushed the Democratic Party platform?

As Sanders endorses Clinton, how far left has he pushed the Democratic Party platform?

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today at a joint rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The rally comes less than two weeks before the start of the Democratic National Convention. Clinton assumed the mantle of the party’s presumptive nominee after winning the California primary… »

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