Sunday, July 3, 2022

Tag: Democratic National Convention

NYT urges Biden to shun his party’s ‘left-leaning brand’

Election season is finally heating up again—which means it’s time for corporate media to get back to flogging their “move to the center” horse when covering Democrats.

California “Berning” for Ro Khanna to chair the state’s delegation to...

Every indication is that only a state delegation chair will be allowed to introduce proposals or amendments to the entire convention.

Pushing for real change in the Democratic Party

Will the Democratic Party open itself up to the new grassroots energy and activism that is rising in American politics?

The “Hopeful” Democratic National Convention

While Hillary Clinton is still not the most-beloved politician, some readers seem to have warmed to her during a convention with a markedly more optimistic tone than last week’s RNC.

The Must-See Speech from the Democratic National Convention

"The heart of our democracy is on the line this November and beyond.”

Obama “Passes the Baton”

Obama celebrated “all that we’ve achieved together” last night, and while “we’ve still got more work to do,” argued that Hillary Clinton will “finish the job.”

Sanders: The Struggle Continues

Endorsements and convention bounces don’t guarantee victories. Sanders can’t deliver his supporters or guarantee their enthusiasm

Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich vs. Chris Hedges...

Chris Hedges and Robert Reich discuss their thoughts on Bernie Sanders’ support of a Hillary presidency after his speech at the DNC.

Michelle Obama’s DNC Speech Inspires Many

Michelle Obama barely mentioned Donald Trump in her speech last night, but kept a focus on unifying the Democratic Party.

Shut Down the Democratic National Convention

Corporate Democrats rigged the primary elections. They sold us out to Wall Street. They stripped us of our civil liberties. And now they want us to be mute props in their political theater. Democracy will only come from the streets.

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Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.