How much more evidence do we need that our system is in crisis? How long before we make it work for all of us instead of a handful at the top? We must not let them buy our democracy.
“Clearly, without open revolt against a Democratic Party dominated by the corrupt Clinton’s new Tammany Hall—a political machine that has hijacked FDR’s party—that machine will shove the climate-unfriendly Clinton down our throats.”
“Our current capitalist-driven inequalities will only be rectified when people realize that a strong community makes successful individuals, not the other way around.” Paul Buchheit discusses the few ways we would benefit with a social democracy.
The U.S. is in desperate need of a revolution in order to restore the nation’s democracy and if Bernie Sanders is elected president this very well might happen. “This government is so thoroughly controlled by special interest campaign funding, so inept and dysfunctional, that it needs to be completely overhauled.”
Bernie Sanders along with Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) recently introduced The Workplace Democracy Act to fight back against the labor attackers and give workers a voice at a time of rising inequality.
Whoever will replace John Boehner as speaker of the House must be ready to sell themselves as full-time political warriors. Because it’s no longer about national interest, instead their job is to smite Democrats.
A grassroots movement in Iowa is an uplifting example of organized people power in action taking back democracy. Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is fighting the avarice and arrogance of big-money corporations.
Can media and movements work together to ensure that every politician, corporate tool, law and legislation be “shadowproof?” Chris Hedges, Klima Kamps and Kevin Gosztola offer up historical rebellion and teachings.