Elizabeth Warren Is Not a Socialist, But She Still Makes Wall Street Squirm

by Michael Corcoran Truthout   Feb 9, 2019 Lawrence, MA — Not long ago, a presidential bid announcement by Elizabeth Warren would’ve been the biggest event of the year for many progressives. When she entered the national political scene more than a decade ago, her aggressive (if wonkish) critique of Wall Street greed resonated with liberals and rankled … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren Is Not a Socialist, But She Still Makes Wall Street Squirm

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Annual Wealth Tax on Ultra-Millionaires

by David Dayen Intercept Jan 24, 2019 SEN. ELIZABETH WARREN’S presidential campaign rolled out a proposal for an annual tax on wealth, becoming the first major Democratic candidate to follow a recommendation outlined in Thomas Piketty’s blockbuster book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.” The proposal, according to two University of California, Berkeley, economists who are … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren Proposes Annual Wealth Tax on Ultra-Millionaires

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

Elizabeth Warren enters the 2020 presidential race

FOX News is an "Echo Chamber Of Fear And Hate" Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren is launching an exploratory committee for president as she gears up for a 2020 presidential election bid, she announced in a new video on Monday. Why it matters: Warren is the first prominent Democratic contender to launch this process. Between … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren enters the 2020 presidential race

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