Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: 2020 election

RNC continues to dwarf DNC in fundraising

While Trump stands out as the lone frontrunner backed by his party, the Democratic Party has yet to line up behind a favorite candidate.

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

Why 2020 won’t be won by centrists

In reality, what’s going to beat Trump are new ideas that mobilize America, that let Americans see what the wealthy and powerful who bankroll Trump have done to this nation.

Bernie’s heart. And ours.

Bernie has a huge and eternally healthy heart, filled with the lifeblood of empathy and dedication. In essence, that’s what the Bernie 2020 campaign is all about.

Fighting corruption must be our focus in 2020

The future of the nation and the planet is at stake.

Elizabeth Warren’s baggage

Is Elizabeth Warren a true progressive? Her history shows some inconsistencies.

Will Biden be a rerun of 2016 tragedy?

As a throwback to the Clintonite 1990s, Biden says he feels the pain of victims but won’t name many villains.

“Duh, of course I would”: Bernie Sanders vows to take legal...

"How do you hold fossil fuel executives who knew that they were destroying the planet but kept on doing it?"

ABC debate lowlights

Climate: ‘Let’s see if we can go really fast’

Why a DNC vice chair bawled me out – and why...

Biden’s mediocre speech at the New Hampshire convention on September 7 is already a historic record of a dismal candidate for president whose nomination promises to be a disaster.

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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...

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.

Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”