Saturday, October 16, 2021

Tag: 2020 election

Announcing Bernie or Bust 2.0: Electoral warriors for the Green New...

We need a populist GND – championed by a principled populist like Sanders – to sweep today’s criminally insane Republicans (whom Biden likes so much) into the dustbin of history.

3 dark and disturbing reasons why Trump could win again

We can't underestimate the ability of the self-serving super-rich to convince millions of Americans that a surging stock market and a powerful military are essential to their livelihoods. All at the expense of jobs and health care and education.

‘Historical step:’ Bernie Sanders’s 2020 campaign staffers ratify union contract

"I know that our newly ratified union contract will make our workplace more equitable, fair and resilient, and our overall campaign will be much stronger with the protections we were able to win for the workers."

The Indivisible Unity Pledge and the Democratic Party progressives

Bernie has just taken the Indivisible Unity Pledge – meaning that he will back the Democratic nominee regardless of the DNC moves to eliminate progressives from the race.

Why so many journalists are clueless about the Bernie 2020 Campaign

The elite-oriented atmosphere of media aversion to Sanders is in sync with media disregard for the power of community-based activism that could result in a Sanders presidency.

Bernie busts Uncle Joe

I am happy to point out that Bernie raised a lot of money in a single day and no one in the media (except LA Progressive and yours truly, plus a lot of tweets and Reddit postings), pointed this out.

Comcast-owned MSNBC in the tank for Joe Biden’s presidential run

Biden has already seen his share of coverage, and was the second-most-mentioned Democratic candidate on cable news during the first three months of 2019.

From crime bill to Iraq War vote, Biden’s legislative history under...

Biden is also known for close ties to the financial industry and voting to authorize the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003.

9 things to know about Joe Biden

Former vice president is an instant front-runner with universal name recognition, extensive financial network.

Joe Biden: Puffery vs. reality

Joe Biden is a phony. And now that he’s running for president, Biden’s huge task is to hide his phoniness.

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The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange

There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.

The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Discontent by design: The lost world of The West

The Culture of Pleasure sits tightly within and feeds the pervasive Ideology of Consumerism, a socio-economic model that has poisoned the environment and led to the commodification of everything, and everyone.

How feminists can support Afghan women living under the Taliban

Afghanistan’s underlying economic and humanitarian problems, which disproportionately affect women and girls, cannot simply be ignored because of the Taliban’s record.”

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

If the pandemic has taught us any lesson, it is that predicting the future is a futile endeavor. But one thing is certain: education is going digital.