Democrats Need to Rein In Our Out-of-Control Military Spending

The eight-year U.S. occupation of Iraq cost more than $2 trillion and caused incalculable harm. Democrats must challenge unnecessary spending and interventions—beginning with the war in Yemen. by Bernie Sanders In These Times Jan 14, 2019 On domestic policy—taxation, healthcare, the environment, education, criminal justice, immigration and so forth—there are major differences between the Democratic … Continue reading Democrats Need to Rein In Our Out-of-Control Military Spending

Tulsi Gabbard says she will run for president in 2020

By Caroline Kelly, CNN Jan 12, 2019 https://youtu.be/ihZRS289AyM Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said Friday she will run for president in 2020. "I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week," the Hawaii Democrat told CNN's Van Jones during an interview slated to air at 7 p.m. Saturday on CNN's "The … Continue reading Tulsi Gabbard says she will run for president in 2020

Elizabeth Warren Pierces Rhetoric On Economy, Yet Muddies On Foreign Policy

It is imperative to use critical thinking skills on presumably progressive politicians and parse their phrases carefully. Doing so might open the door to actual improvements in policy. by Sam Husseini PostHaven Jan 4, 2018 In her New Year’s Eve announcement about forming an exploratory committee for the presidency, Sen. Elizabeth Warren made a great point: “Right now, Washington … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren Pierces Rhetoric On Economy, Yet Muddies On Foreign Policy

A Candidate Doesn’t Deserve Our Trust Unless They Are Anti-Empire

 by Ranier Shea  Revolution Dispatch Jan 1, 2019 A big part of the normalization of endless war in our society is Americans’ tendency to superficially glorify the politicians who’ve carried out these wars. Polls show George W. Bush’s popularity went up greatly in the last two years, despite the fact he’s a war criminal who’s slaughtered hundreds of thousands … Continue reading A Candidate Doesn’t Deserve Our Trust Unless They Are Anti-Empire

The coming reckoning for capitalism

by Steve LeVine  Axios Dec 30, 2018 One of the most important trends likely to drive the 2020 presidential race: A growing disillusion with capitalism as practiced, and a coming struggle over how to recast this pillar of the Western order. The bottom line: You could hardly challenge a more basic part of who we … Continue reading The coming reckoning for capitalism

Shattered Shows How Clinton Quickly Decided To Blame Others For Her Loss

by Ron Chusid  Liberal Values Clinton Campaign Doomed By Hillary’s Denial Of Her Mistakes https://youtu.be/faGjgYgD-Iw Hillary Clinton started her comeback/ excuses tour to deflect blame from the terrible campaign she ran, which led the Democrats to lose what was a sure victory against Donald Trump. While Clinton continues to blame others for her mistakes, an excerpt of … Continue reading Shattered Shows How Clinton Quickly Decided To Blame Others For Her Loss

Yes, Bernie Should Run

You have to be crazy to take on the donors who run Washington. Bernie Sanders doesn’t care. by Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone Dec 19, 2018 It had the vibe of a campaign event, even if it wasn't one. A few hundred of America’s highest-profile liberal politicians, academics and journalists, many of them old friends — a … Continue reading Yes, Bernie Should Run