Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Tag: grassroots

Obama privately indicated leading ‘Stop-Bernie Campaign’

According to Politico, the Democratic establishment is counting on Obama to stop Trump and, perhaps, stave off Bernie as well.

On the road from protest to power: A rising tide

The “political establishment” is going to have a much harder time using its financial and institutional muscle to relegate this new generation of thoughtful, strategic and energized grassroots candidates.

National Liberal Groups to Push ‘Record’ Number of 2016 Ballot Measures

This year, national liberal groups are pushing ballot measures to tackle issues, such as gun control, marijuana legalization and increasing the minimum wage, that prove popular in polls but that politicians have generally avoided.

An Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago

“Reclaim Chicago,” a progressive, people-led democratic coalition, are attempting to reclaim their city. Corporate elites and corrupt politicians better beware of the power of thousands of grassroots Chicagoans.

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Tell the EPA to ban dangerous pesticides

It's time the EPA bans dangerous pesticides and puts the health of humans and the environment first.

2021: Half of America facing poverty

For the great majority of Americans without a share of the stock market, and for those who can't work from home, the pandemic is adding the prospect of a financial collapse to all their other concerns.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

Who for Veep?

The big question for Bernie-ites is who they want for vice-president.

Bernie welcomes Sen. Schumer’s support to cut defense budget by 10 percent during pandemic

"If there was ever a time to fundamentally change our national priorities, now is that time."