Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Progressives on Virginia loss: Corporate Democrats have only themselves to blame

The finger-pointing started days before the polls opened in Virginia, a state that has trended blue in recent years and that President Joe Biden won by 10 percentage points in 2020.

Democrats have a huge opportunity to expand their base and they’re...

It’s past time for progressive Democrats to stop focusing on the places they win votes easily, in the cities and the suburbs and to go where the Republicans win by default: rural America.

Warning to progressive Dems: You’re leaving corporate media’s comfort zone

After the first round of Democratic primary debates, the line from corporate media and their overwhelmingly centrist sources was clear: The Democrats...

Some Progressives plan to reject House rules package over PAYGO spending...

New York Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and California Rep. Ro Khanna openly spoke out about their intent to reject the provision, which "requires that new spending be offset by matching cuts or increases in revenue."

These 14 Democrats are at core of what Bernie Sanders calls...

"The political establishment notwithstanding, the future belongs to progressives."

Progressives win big in Wisconsin primary

So yes, the blue wave continues to rise. But more importantly, we’re taking back our state for progressive values – vote by vote, and seat by seat.

‘Progressive’ Democrats need to reconnect with the American people; regain their...

Progressive Democrats must make the restoration of this government to one “Of the people, by the people and for the people” their main objective.

Change is coming: Grassroots organizing, Democratic politics and the 2018 elections

Time will tell how this transformation impacts the nation's politics.

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Ominous history in real time: Where we are now in the USA

This article is adapted from the new edition of Norman Solomon’s book “Made Love, Got War,” just published as a free e-book.

How Joe Manchin betrayed America’s working families

Ed Barnette long ago realized that affordable child care and paid sick leave, among other resources, would be essential to helping West...

Billionaires ‘had a terrific pandemic’ while inequality killed millions: Oxfam

Oxfam International's latest report on global inequality finds that while the 10 richest individuals in the world more than doubled their collective...

How much crass irrationality can self-government stand? Can community wisdom offset howls for mob...

Trump-proof elections – with energized agendas, expanded voting, critical thinking and compassion Like delivery companies, food production, and all...

Personal Interview: Cynthia McKinney What are the prospects for peace?

Cynthia McKinney, an American politician and assistant professor at North South University, Bangladesh, gives an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer her most current thoughts and insights.