Remaking the Economy for the People
“This crisis should be a moment in which people ask fundamental questions about the dysfunctionality of our current healthcare system.”
A respectful, sorrowful, grateful farewell to Elizabeth Warren, the smartest, fiercest candidate in the race and one who deserved better from our still deeply sexist culture.
Us liberals got a choice to make, y’all. Then the real fun starts.
A longtime activist explains why she supports Bernie Sanders.
Robert McChesney: If Bloomberg Wants to Buy an Election, He Should Run as a Republican Against Trump—Not Sabotage Democrats
The mega-billionaire should be running against Trump in the Republican primaries, not as a Democrat. If he actually cared about this country more than stroking his massive ego that is exactly what he would be doing.
It’s hardly surprising that if a Democrat wins the White House, taxes on wealthy Americans and corporations will probably go up. How they’ll go up is the more interesting question.
Although the Iowa Caucus was an epic fail, it did make a few things clear.
Ralph Nader: It Should Be Easy to Defeat Trump, But Corporate Democrats Look Ready and Willing to Blow It
Trump should be the most defeatable president in history.
If Americans re-elect Trump, he will shatter what little is left of American democracy, rendering the whole system of governance completely dysfunctional or irrelevant, and all American citizens ever more vulnerable to corruption and manipulation by anti-democratic powers abroad, imperiling the lives of virtually everyone on this planet in the not too distant future.
Sanders and Warren are the only remaining candidates who’ve introduced policies aimed at addressing racial inequity, but many folks of color are skeptical of their commitment to those policies.
The current kerfuffle between Warren and Sanders has almost nothing to do with the real issues at stake in this election and even this primary.
While people of color and middle-class White women are slowly gaining representation, poor Whites’ stars are not rising.
What’s at stake includes democracy—the informed consent of the governed—and so much more.