Monday, February 24, 2020

Tag: grassroots movement

From the grassroots to the ballot box: How gubernatorial candidate Andrew...

On the campaign trail, Gillum called for Medicare for all, abolishing ICE, reforming the criminal justice system, repealing Florida’s “stand your ground” law and increasing corporate taxes.

Sanders backers win major reforms as Democratic Nat’l Committee votes to...

Democrats voted to vastly reduce the power of superdelegates in choosing the party’s presidential nominee.

Victory in superdelegates fight means: Grassroots can win

Leadership must come from the grassroots. That’s how superdelegates met their long-overdue demise.

Grassroots fighters for the Arctic Refuge take the case to DC

We must stand for the protection of the Arctic Refuge and ask our representatives to do the same.

Democratic Party elites feel the grassroots heat

An interview with Norman Solomon

50 years after 1968, can the young change politics? A striking...

“When people get caught up with that which is right and they are willing to sacrifice for it, there is no stopping point short of victory.”

Meet the socialist marine and anti-police brutality protester who won Democratic...

Can the emergence of non-traditional candidates help revive a faltering Democratic Party that is facing its lowest approval rating in nearly a quarter century?

A Model for Democracy at the Grassroots Level

A grassroots movement in Iowa is an uplifting example of organized people power in action taking back democracy. Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is fighting the avarice and arrogance of big-money corporations.

Grassroots Democracy-Building in Iowa

Democracy is never a given—it has to be won through constant struggle against the elites. But one coalition called Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is uniting and empowering people to push back against big-money corporations.

Flush the TPP

President Barack Obama and the Republicans are united when it comes to so-called free-trade agreements. While Obama has been negotiating the agreements, which increase corporate power, grass-roots activists are organizing against the TPP.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

America’s democracy versus Trump fascism. Which will prevail?

The American people better wake soon and realize that this nation’s democracy is under direct attack by these forces of fascism.