Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag: progressive agenda

Creating a progressive movement within the Democratic Party

If the candidates and supporters can come up with a uniform platform and promise to vote for the leading progressive candidate in order to defeat centrist and right-wing candidates, that will be a real victory.

Who’s a progressive?

We need politicians who will think outside the box. The need for new ideas is out there. It's just a matter of choosing the ones that'll work.

In first floor speech, Ocasio-Cortez condemns Trump shutdown as ‘erosion of...

"The truth is, this shutdown is about the erosion of American democracy and the subversion of our most basic governmental norms."

US tax policy can turn on a dime. Has Ocasio-Cortez just...

Progressives cheered. Conservative heads simply “exploded.”

Former Sanders delegates vote to relaunch Bernie Delegates Network for 2019

“We could not have predicted the level of overwhelming support we received for continuing the Bernie Delegates Network – we’re thrilled! The results showed people’s appreciation for a mechanism that values their input and determination."

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are pushing a bold new plan...

For the first time in recent memory, there is a growing clarion call for a response that goes beyond the limits imposed by our economic system.

Interview: Bernie Sanders on ending Yemen War, Medicare for All, Green...

Bernie Sanders discusses his efforts to pass a Green New Deal, raise the minimum wage and protect Social Security.

‘It is time for progressives of the world to unite:’ Sanders-Varoufakis...

"Today, on behalf of DiEM25 and The Sanders Institute, we issue a Call to Action: to create a global network of individuals and organizations that will fight together for dignity, peace, prosperity and the future of our planet... Join us."

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s push for a Green New Deal is not just...

By shining a spotlight on what would normally be an internal process decision, Ocasio-Cortez has turned the Green New Deal Committee creation into a referendum on the populist progressive agenda.

The game-changing promise of a Green New Deal

Because this possibility is simply too important, and time is just too short, to allow it to be shut down by the usual forces of political inertia.

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Bernie urges FDA to swiftly resolve drug recall

"We also believe that FDA’s responsibility to American patients includes a responsibility to be transparent when possible, a commitment that has not been fulfilled in this case.”

Pete Buttigieg is a sharp corporate tool

The mayor continues to falsely characterize Medicare for All -- no matter how much confusion and disinformation he creates along the way.

Military spending’s out of control while slashing it could easily fund Medicare for All

Moment of truth on military spending in the NY Times.

‘Corruption’ and ‘disgrace’: White House confirms that G7 summit will exclude any mention of...

"Not only is Trump using the powers of the presidency to enrich himself, which is blatantly unconstitutional. He is ignoring a massive international crisis that threatens humanity. What a disgrace."

The far right’s war on culture

How to displace the great replacement: It really does boil down to us versus them.