Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: 2016 election

As Coasts Flood, Why Isn’t the Corporate Press Asking Candidates About...

It is also possible that corporate capitalism, which both runs the candidates and runs the so-called “news” companies, is about as good at dealing with a rapidly changing environment as the dodo was.

Numbers to Know About the 2016 Presidential Race

New financial filings related to the 2016 election are filled with curiosities and surprises. Candidates and their allied groups have collectively spent more than $700 million so far competing in the 2016 White House race.

A Grim Scenario: If America Ends Up With a Republican President...

When we decide whether to vote or not, and for whom we will cast that ballot, we better think very deeply about the America in which we want to live going into the future.

Democracy of the Billionaires

The most expensive election ever is a billionaire’s playground (except for Bernie Sanders). Will Bernie’s citizens beat Hillary’s billionaires?

Bernie or Hillary: Who Has The Right Theory Of Presidential Change?

With Republicans likely to at least control the House after the 2016 election, which Democratic presidential candidate has the right approach to deal with the inevitable resistance?

The Most Pragmatic Way to Fix American Democracy

The political system we now have is profoundly broken. Bernie Sanders is the most qualified candidate to create the political system we should have.

Take the Movement to the White House

Sanders is as offended as the great majority of people are that Washington is so totally in the pockets of moneyed elites. Someone finally has to rebel, and no one had stepped forward, so he did.

The 2016 Presidential Election: A Veritable Three-Ring Circus

“What we’re seeing is a clear indication that, when properly motivated and energized, the formidable power of the American people can go up against the mighty power brokers that currently control this government and they can prevail.”

2016: When the Voting Starts

The posturing and meaningless polls are behind us.

BREAKING: DNC Deals Devastating Blow to Bernie Sanders’ Campaign

The DNC has suspended Bernie Sanders' campaign from accessing the master list of voter information. Without access, Sanders' campaign could potentially be crippled beyond repair.

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Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.