Thursday, September 24, 2020

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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Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."

War zone America?

Military families — most so much more than mine — have already suffered for far too long without watching our own country become a new war zone.