Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: progressive

The Indivisible Unity Pledge and the Democratic Party progressives

Bernie has just taken the Indivisible Unity Pledge – meaning that he will back the Democratic nominee regardless of the DNC moves to eliminate progressives from the race.

Why Bernie Sanders’ plan to recruit 1 million volunteers is a...

What’s more, the presence of volunteers draws more people to support the campaign and demonstrates that there is a place for them to fully engage.

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.

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good...

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Progressives need a clear strategy for 2020 and beyond – here are...

We have significant numbers. But we need to continue to build our ranks, and mobilize behind a winning political strategy.

This union nurse and outspoken progressive could become Iowa’s next governor

Cathy Glasson is running an insurgent campaign on a platform of Medicare for all, a $15 minimum wage and ending “right to work” laws.

Why are you a Democrat?

I want to hear what you think it means to be a progressive and a Democrat. Let’s engage in some Citizen Research and see what emerges.

Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution (Book)

The political revolution is just beginning. What role will you play?

They’re talking a better game, but will the Democrats fight?

Although it may make some conflict-avoidant Democrats uncomfortable to admit it, they – and all of us – have a war to win.

5 Ways NOT To “Make America Great Again.” And One Way...

When minorities and displaced workers and low-income elderly are at last made aware of the purpose of a progressive revolution, the American people will begin to care about each other again.

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Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

Texas judge convicted of bribery and obstruction

“No one – especially a judge – is above the law.”

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...