Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: Democratic party

Portugal, Sanders, and discussing socialism in the Democratic party

Most Americans are not aware that in the last four years Portugal has buttressed its socialism programs, abandoned economic austerity, and improved its economy greatly. Sanders programs would do that as well.

Sanders’ surge in the polls has Democratic officials reconsidering his chances

"...people should take him very seriously."

Why Joe Biden was afraid to face California’s Democratic Party

While dodging an overt clash for now, Biden is on a collision course with grassroots Democrats across the country who are learning more about his actual record and don’t like it.

Joining wave of GOP anti-choice attacks, Louisiana’s Democratic governor signs abortion...

"Women are the base of the Democratic Party, and if you're not fighting alongside us, you don't deserve to represent the American people."

It’s time for the Democratic Party to stand up

How about the Democrats start showing leadership on principle to shape public opinion, rather than waiting passively for public opinion to move their way?

Chomsky: By focusing on Russia, Democrats handed Trump a ‘huge gift’...

The Democrats aren’t going after the real issues. They’re looking for something else – the Democratic establishment.

Dem Party sets new record for announced candidates: Chaos anticipated.

The Office of Public Office Monitoring (OPO) announced this morning that at the present time, 8,253,667 individuals have announced their candidacy for the Democratic Nomination for President of the United States.

Beto O’Rourke, the (center) right choice in 2020?

While he has his appeal, Beto O’Rourke seems to be more of the same kind of centrist that has dominated the Democratic Party since at least the 1980s.

Democrats need to think big for 2020

Will it nominate someone based on perceived electability, which is usually code for incremental policy ideas and a long political career, or a fresh-faced progressive reformer with big ideas?

The establishment ‘unites’ to tear down Bernie Sanders

The American left, using all the platforms available to it, will have to push back against the attacks that are sure to come against Sanders and other progressives in the race, whose coverage is likely to vary between slinging mud at them and ignoring them.

POPULAR

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!