Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: presidential campaign

When presidential campaigns end, what happens to the leftover money?

There is one clear rule about that money: Candidates can’t use it for personal expenses but there are a lot of other options.

Can Bernie Sanders be Labeled?

While labels can deepen our understanding of political philosophies, what do the various political labels attached to Bernie Sanders really mean? And should we even fuss about a word or phrase?

The Most Bizarre, Yet Intriguing, Presidential Campaign in Modern History

If Donald Trump represents the bizarre side of this developing presidential race, then Senator Bernie Sanders represents the serious, rational side. But no matter what the turnout, Americans yearn for fresh blood, new thinking and new ideas.

The Green Alternative: Prez Candidate Jill Stein on What It Will...

Jill Stein recently entered her name into the 2016 presidential campaign. Derek Royden from Occupy.com discusses the policies she's labeling her Green New Deal and other strategies to winning the presidential nomination.

Trump’s Slur Stokes Phony Fury

While Donald Trump continues to be a loud-mouthed celebrity's gaffe, Jeb Bush's feigned outrage over Trumps comments of John McCain not being a "war hero" puts him in the same category— a sanctimonious fraud.

‘The Donald Show’

Just who we would have wanted to enter the race for president recently made his announcement in a full showbiz extravaganza. Donald Trump, the self-promoting "hypester," is starting his run—let the lunacy begin!

Why Bernie Sanders Is the Only Populist Candidate for President

While Bernie Sanders will make his official campaign announcement by the end of the month, could Americans finally have the economic populist presidential candidate they’ve been waiting for? It's entirely up to us.

As Hillary Stalls, Where’s the Democratic Bench?

Polling indicates a nasty downward slide spotlighting all things people distrust about Hillary Clinton. So where's the Democratic relief pitcher after the starter bombs and where might this put progressives?

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Trump’s COVID-19 power grab

In his mind, the coronavirus crisis is just another opportunity.