Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tag: DNC

‘Time to turn up the heat’: Sunrise movement unveils 7-week organizing...

With the DNC set to vote next month on whether to host a 2020 presidential debate focused specifically on the climate crisis, the youth-led...

Victory for activists as DNC considers hosting a climate-specific debate

Youth and climate activists had relentlessly expressed their desire for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to host a climate change presidential debate....

Warning to progressive Dems: You’re leaving corporate media’s comfort zone

After the first round of Democratic primary debates, the line from corporate media and their overwhelmingly centrist sources was clear: The Democrats...

Hundreds of youth activists sit at the DNC headquarters demanding 2020...

Hundreds of youth activists held a sit-in at the DNC headquarters yesterday demanding a climate change presidential debate be a top priority.

Previewing the democratic debates: Every flavor of NBC, trusting corporate media...

The Democratic National Committee has announced the lineups for its first two presidential primary debates, which will be hosted by NBC on June 26...

‘We are facing an existential crisis:’ Gov. Inslee slams DNC for...

“This is our last chance to defeat climate change. We will not have another chance after the next administration. We will either act now, or it will be cataclysm.”

‘The DNC is on the wrong side of history:’ Challenged by...

"Not even our so-called 'leaders' are courageous enough to tell the truth about the emergency we are in. Climate isn't one issue, it's every issue."

DNC will not host climate-specific presidential primary debate and plans to...

"The DNC is silencing the voices of Democratic activists, many of our progressive partner organizations, and nearly half of the Democratic presidential field, who want to debate the existential crisis of our time."

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.

The DCCC ‘blacklist’ and the progressive struggle to transform the Democratic...

Future candidates who are able follow the model provided by AOC, Pressley and others have the potential to transform the party to be more responsive to voters’ concerns from healthcare to climate change over what will likely be an ongoing process that takes years to complete.

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Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Are terrorist watch lists expanding under Trump?

My wife, Joyce, and I recently traveled to Vienna for a week, where she had been invited to perform on Austrian state...