Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: oligarchy

What’s going on in Buffalo these days can be inspiring—and plenty...

Starbucks workers in Buffalo have delivered America’s oligarchs an unexpectedly solid blow.

Sanders hails growing union movement as threat to ‘oligarchy and corporate...

"It is that growing trade union movement that makes me so very hopeful for the future of this country."

In the Ukraine war, we can make oligarchs — everywhere —...

Ending the tax-evading ways of Russia’s rich could be a giant step toward reining in oligarchy worldwide.

The oligarchy’s ultimate political weapon

They want us to become so discouraged that we stop showing up to vote.

An ultimate meaning of the Bernie 2020 campaign: “Not him. Us.”

Both of the Sanders presidential campaigns were historic breakthroughs for challenging the moral rot of oligarchy in the United States and for pushing real class analysis into mainstream discourse.

Corporate media and ‘moderate’ democrats are defending the oligarchy against Bernie...

If Biden, Buttigieg, Klobuchar or Bloomberg win the Democratic presidential nomination, that would be a triumph for oligarchy in the midst of rising grassroots opposition.

The real divide

Unless Democrats stand squarely on the side of democracy against oligarchy, the risk on election day is that too many Americans will either stand with Trump or stay home.

America’s real divide isn’t left vs. right. It’s democracy vs. oligarchy.

I keep hearing that the Democratic party has moved “left” and that some Democratic candidates may be “too far left”.

WATCH: Bernie Sanders on how Socialism can defeat Oligarchy

"If there was ever a moment when we needed a new vision to bring our people together in the fight for justice, decency and human dignity, this is that time."

What does oligarchy mean?

Even a system that calls itself a democracy can become an oligarchy if power becomes concentrated in the hands of a few very wealthy people – a corporate and financial elite.

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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock.