Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: 2020 presidential candidates

‘CNN is truly a terrible influence on this country’: Democratic debate...

“This is an unusually vile performance by CNN,” tweeted Rolling Stone contributing editor Matt Taibbi.

The big loser in the Iowa debate? CNN’s reputation

One really does get the impression that if CNN were holding a debate on the Titanic, the first question would literally be about rearranging the deck chairs.

Biden, Buttigieg and corporate media are eager for Sanders and Warren...

Keeping eyes on the prize this year will require a united front that can strengthen progressive forces, prevent any corporate Democrat from winning the party’s presidential nomination, and then go on to defeat Donald Trump.

Biden and Buttigieg are showing how corporatism and ‘the madness of...

Devastating impacts of nonstop war are all around us in the United States, from deadly federal budget priorities to traumatic effects of normalized violence.

Buttigieg and Biden are masters of evasion

It’s understandable that corporate-backed candidates don’t want to be cornered by questions that touch on realities of political and economic power.

Corporate media and ‘moderate’ democrats are defending the oligarchy against Bernie...

If Biden, Buttigieg, Klobuchar or Bloomberg win the Democratic presidential nomination, that would be a triumph for oligarchy in the midst of rising grassroots opposition.

Progressives need a united front for Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren

The need for a Sanders-Warren united front should be clear -- as clear as the imperative of rolling back the monstrous right-wing power that has controlled the presidency during the last three years.

“You’ll know the tree by the fruit it bears”: Bernie Sanders’...

The fruit of Bernie Sanders’ labors are not just in the realm of policy, they’re also in the people who support him.

We can breathe life back into democracy

“We make meaning together, build and deepen relationships, and take collective ownership for our country.”

Big tech platforms have had a “profound negative effect on democracy.”...

“People of all political stripes understand that there’s a problem here.”

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

‘All you have to do is follow the money’: Ilhan Omar rebukes corporate...

“It is corporate greed, and the lawmakers who serve them,” argues the Minnesota Democrat, “who are betraying the values of our party and the American people.”