US elections

Economist argues ‘Pie in the Sky’ Sanders wIll, in fact, ‘make Economy great again’

Leading economist argues that Sanders’ bold economic agenda would ‘deliver standards of well-being for the overwhelming majority of Americans in ways that we have not experienced for generations.’ by Lauren McCauley, staff writer for Common Dreams Bernie Sanders’ “Future to…

Race and the Crime of Felony Disenfranchisement

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan Now that Super Tuesday is behind us and the field of presidential candidates is narrowing with the suspension of Dr. Ben Carson’s campaign, a potentially paradigm-shattering general election looms ever closer. “The stakes in…

Stiglitz: Anger over ‘Failed Economy’ is shaping US election

“Americans have seen lots of injustices. I think that has really motivated the anger across the spectrum.” by Nadia Prupis, staff writer for Common Dreams Inequality is shaping the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as voters disillusioned by the financial crisis…

What happens to the Bernie Sanders movement if he loses?

By George Lakey January 15, 2016, for Waging Nonviolence You may have heard the story of the woman who was walking her dog one night and found a man on his hands and knees, searching the sidewalk under the streetlight. “Can…

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