Monday, June 14, 2021

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Cornel West & Ben Jealous on the DNC and whether progressives...

“At this moment, with the decline and fall of the American empire, it looks as if the system is unable to generate enough energy to seriously reform itself. It remains sanitized, superficial."

“Listen to the people”: How progressives win

These voices and ideas will not be able to change the poor strategy of the national Democratic Party on their own.

Progressives must fight with — and in — the Democratic Party

The last thing we need are fresh examples of powerful politicians opting for self-serving actions over democratic principles.

After the #Bern: What’s next for the progressive left?

It will no doubt feel to many on the left that a strategy that’s less reliant on national leadership is too slow and requires more work on the part of voters to not only become activists, but to participate in local elections and make an effort to look at the records and policy proposals of down ballot candidates in national ones.

Some progressives are in denial about Trump’s fascist momentum

“Fascist politics exchanges reality for the pronouncements of a single individual, or perhaps a political party.”

‘This is a trap’: Progressives sound alarm as GOP attempts sneak...

“Senate Republicans are using the coronavirus crisis as a cynical cover to attack our Social Security system.”

Here’s how progressives scored 3 major wins in Illinois

A successful progressive campaign needs to have the right message and agenda and the right relationship between a candidate with vision and credibility and longer-term progressive infrastructure.

What’s Bernie’s next move? A coalition with Biden?

But with the coronavirus plague sweeping the country, Biden and Bernie should take the time to negotiate a coalition platform and even write the new laws on which they can both agree.

Can moderate Democrats sign on to a progressive president?

There is a path forward for progressives even if Biden wins the nomination, but if Sanders wins, progressives need to show the rest of the country that he’s not a scary boogeyman, and he really can represent all Americans.

What road should progressives take?

Let’s all band together and throw out Trump, the neoliberals, and those who want ever more wealth for the already wealthy.

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How democrats and progressives undermined the potential of the Biden-Putin summit

Progressives went along with Democratic Party leaders and corporate liberal media as they fueled the momentum toward a nuclear doomsday.

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