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Tag: Democratic party

Change is coming: Grassroots organizing, Democratic politics and the 2018 elections

Time will tell how this transformation impacts the nation's politics.

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?

DNC chair Tom Perez, the Democratic Party’s grim metaphor

Sometimes a party’s leader seems to symbolize an enduring malaise.

Democrats need more democracy, not less

The Democratic Party’s problem isn’t that it’s too democratic. It’s that it’s not democratic enough, yet.

Why ‘centrists’ will sink the Democrats, if they haven’t already

The bipartisan, centrist political consensus is breaking down.

The unlikely alliance that could stop Keystone and transform the Democratic...

Natives and ranchers are teaming up to save their water and land from corporate takeover.

Movements are driving Democratic Party debate

The cost of suppressing this debate will be far greater than the costs of waging it.

DNC fraud suit exposes anti-democratic views in Democratic Party

The suit has already clarified and underscored a crucial reality.

The Democrats’ new agenda is everything that’s wrong with the party

More bland messaging and populist posturing won’t save the Democrats. The party needs to take a bold stand against corporate power.

The lessons we learned from Jon Ossoff’s defeat

The efforts to build an independent capacity to recruit, train, and support populist candidates up and down the ticket should be redoubled.

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Democrats side with banks and approve Volcker Rule Regulation Harmonization Act

From lobbying disclosures, it shows that American Bankers Association have lobbied on the Volcker Rule in both the House and Senate this past year.

Former police sergeant charged with excessive force and falsifying report

If convicted of the falsification of records charge, Sgt. Robert George could receive up to 20 years.

A plutocratic coup

We tend to believe that plots to overthrow the government are totally foreign to our national character. But we do do coups.

Why the DNC is fighting WikiLeaks and not Wall Street

With eyes on the prizes from corporate largesse, DNC officials don’t see downsides to whacking at WikiLeaks and undermining press freedom in the process.

Federal Court rules against Trump administration’s attempt to rollback Corporate Average Fuel Economy targets

The court's ruling upheld the higher fine currently in place for automakers who manufacture "gas guzzlers."

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