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.
Many grassroots Democrats separated from their party in the 1990s, and the 2020 election may be the last chance to save the marriage.
What’s at stake includes democracy—the informed consent of the governed—and so much more.
During Eisenhower’s two terms between 1953 and 1960, the wealthy paid a top tax rate of 91 percent on incomes over the equivalent of $1.7 million for an individual and $3.4 million for a couple. That crafty pinko Eisenhower also presided over government-subsidized mortgages that helped millions of Americans purchase their first home and attend college for free.
The Green New Deal is even more socially capacious than the old one, embracing as it does the need for universal health care, a guaranteed annual income, a program of affordable housing, commitments to truly clean water and air, and a revolution in the production of healthy food.
If Democrats have to choose between winning over moderate Republicans in the suburbs or winning back working class defectors in the midwestern heartland, there is more pay dirt in the latter.
Our elected officials have chosen to prioritize the pursuit of military hegemony over the wellbeing of our people.
To win the Electoral College in 2020, Dems would do well to follow Trump’s lead and play to their base of progressive, young, minority and college educated voters..
Most people — including most reporters and columnists—have no idea what socialism is and only a fuzzy notion of what capitalism is.
Donald Trump, Fox News, and Republicans in Congress label proposals they disagree with “fringe,” “radical,” or “socialist.” Well, let’s see where the American people actually stand.
If you feel powerless, remember that the biggest change you can make is to support leaders who think our planet is actually worth saving.
Various power brokers may laugh at Trump’s vanities and object to his vulgarity and his selfishness and greed, but they also abet him because he serves to divide people while protecting elite privileges against reformers.
Every human being has the fundamental right to a good education. On this 65th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, we are committed to creating an education system that works for all people, not just the wealthy and powerful.
Jake Johnson: Undermining Trump-Bolton War Narrative, British General Says No Evidence of ‘Increased Threat’ From Iran
Intelligence and military officials in Europe as well as in the United States said that over the past year, most aggressive moves have originated not in Tehran, but in Washington.