Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: 2020 election

Progressives running for president

Of the potential candidates, only three are truly progressives: Bernie Sanders, Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren.

9 things to know about Elizabeth Warren

U.S. senator from Massachusetts enters Democratic presidential primary with money on her mind.

9 things to know about Kamala Harris

U.S. senator from California seeks to become first woman – and woman of color – elected president.

Warren shuts down her joint fundraising PAC, urges 2020 Democratic presidential...

"I just mean that people should not be self-funding and they should not be funded from PACs from other billionaires. Get out there, trust your message."

With Beto O’Rourke as lightning rod, corporate Democrats aim to stifle...

Should the candidates that mass media and party elites put forward as “progressive” be quickly embraced or carefully scrutinized? The question must be asked and answered.

Bernie Sanders says he will probably run in 2020 if he’s...

The statement comes just a week after Sanders' stated that his team was "looking at" the possibility of a 2020 run.

Trump has made the 2020 election a referendum on climate change

It takes four years to quit the Paris Agreement. That means voters will be able to let Donald Trump know what they think of his decision to do so.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

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

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.

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."

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.