Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: progressives

Kamala Harris says she was a progressive prosecutor. Her record tells...

As Senator Kamala Harris rises in the early presidential polls, she is facing increasing scrutiny over her record as a prosecutor in...

What should progressives do to get a progressive government?

In other words, the candidates who are strongly progressive need to band together so they can win.

‘There is no middle ground:’ Bernie Sanders says Democrats must not...

"In my view, we will not defeat Donald Trump unless we bring excitement and energy into the campaign, and unless we give millions of working people and young people a reason to vote, and a reason to believe that politics is relevant to their lives."

Which one will Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorse for president: Bernie or Liz?

"Band together, progressives, so you can win, so your ideas can become law and move our country forward, away from the brink to which Trump has brought us."

Band together, progressives, so you can win

As the number of Democratic candidates increases, I think that it is more important than ever that progressives band together so that their point of view prevails.

‘The system is rigged:’ Democrats drop corporate and PAC money amid...

“In order to return trust [to] our democratic institutions, we need to … allow for the voters to feel that their voices are heard and that they don’t have to write a big check in order to gain access into our congressional offices.”

It’s not enough to elect progressives: Movements must have a role...

Our work must be about building long-term, multiracial, people-powered movements around a shared agenda for racial justice and a people’s economy.

America is already socialist, and that’s a good thing

AOC and her colleagues – not Donald Trump and old, white Republican politicians – represent the future.

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.

Forum perversion: Why progressive media should BAN climate-troll comments

Extensive reflection has produced a rather compelling case why the trolls’ climate pseudoscience comments – if not the trolls themselves – should be banned from progressive media.

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"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

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A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

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