Wednesday, June 3, 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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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."
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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Democratic senator offers amendment ending transfer of military equipment to police forces

“The cycle of police brutality sparking unrest, and that unrest being met by the militarized police is increasingly familiar in modern American society.”

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.