Friday, August 14, 2020

Tag: democratic socialists

Chicago elects mayor with new progressive vision for city

"Chicago elected a new mayor out of a desire for bold and progressive ideas, and a commitment to building a more fair, just, and equitable city."

In defense of being maladjusted

“I never intend to adjust myself to the evils of segregation and the crippling effects of discrimination. I never intend to adjust...

These 14 Democrats are at core of what Bernie Sanders calls...

"The political establishment notwithstanding, the future belongs to progressives."

Not a blue wave, but perhaps a foreshock of the big...

We’ve got an interesting next two years ahead of us.

8 thinkers on the left explain what the midterm results mean...

“From now on there should be no excuse: anticipating such inevitabilities has to be made an active part of Democratic strategizing.”

US progressives need a foreign policy

Most of these candidates have missed the opportunity to really critique their country’s costly failures on the world stage.

Will the Democrats catch a “blue wave?”

It looks like a significant Democratic victory in November – often referred to by commentators as a “blue wave” – is likely. But will they become more committed to challenging the Trump agenda?

Why the Democratic Socialists of America won’t stop growing

The inside story of DSA’s dramatic ascent.

Despite El-Sayed’s loss, the left scored some huge wins – and showed...

From Kansas to Michigan to Missouri, voters proved that left politics can win in the Midwest. Get ready for the coming wave.

Socialism on the rise as Americans seek out bold, humane alternatives...

"Socialism is no longer a dirty word in the U.S."

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Donald the Dunce: He flunked Poli Sci 101

It’s hard to cheat when the whole world is watching...

‘Silence is complicity’: GOP condemned for doing nothing as Trump openly touts sabotage of...

“Donald Trump knows that if the people are heard in November, he and Republicans up and down the ballot will lose,” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren. “This is what we’re up against—and this is why we have to fight back with all we’ve got.”

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

“Listen to the people”: How progressives win

These voices and ideas will not be able to change the poor strategy of the national Democratic Party on their own.

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?