Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All While Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice

Nancy Pelosi is actively working to discredit and sideline the most popular domestic political proposal of the century. The plutocrat-owned press is protecting Pelosi from extreme embarrassment by ignoring the issue. by Glenn Ford Black Agenda Report Feb 15, 2019 When the top Democrat secretly plots to subvert a proposal supported by the vast majority … Continue reading Pelosi Sabotages Medicare For All While Corporate Media Pretend Not to Notice

Welcome Their Hatred: It’s a Good Sign

Democratic leaders are outraged at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s actions in Congress and are trying to reel her in. It’s a clear sign she’s antagonizing all the right forces in the party. by Micah Uetricht  Jacobin Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at a progressive fundraiser on August 2, 2018 in Los Angeles. Mario Tama / Getty If Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez weren’t … Continue reading Welcome Their Hatred: It’s a Good Sign

Bernie Sanders vs Kamala Harris the Jailer & Her Corporate Backers

by Glenn Ford Black Agenda Report Jan 28, 2019 The best thing that can happen in 2020 is for Bernie Sanders to do fantastically in the primaries and be cheated out of the nomination, once again, thus giving millions of leftish Democrats a chance to do something useful with their lives: leave the party. Early this century, … Continue reading Bernie Sanders vs Kamala Harris the Jailer & Her Corporate Backers

Bernie Sanders once urged abolishing CIA

Bernie Sanders spoke of the CIA as an agency that was accountable to no one "except right-wing lunatics." by Michael Crowley Politico In a debate with Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders befuddled some viewers with an arcane reference to a 1953 U.S.-backed coup in Iran, which Sanders called an example of America’s history of “overthrowing governments.” It … Continue reading Bernie Sanders once urged abolishing CIA

The Limits of Social Democracy

by Michael Corcoran Truthout Jan 21, 2019 While Americans are bitterly divided on many things, there is one concept where there has long been agreement: Most the country thinks the economy favors the rich at the expense of everybody else. Who is to blame? Who to vote for? Those questions are greatly disputed. Still, a strong majority of … Continue reading The Limits of Social Democracy

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

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