Didn’t You Get the Memo? Clinton Insiders Reveal ‘Blame Russia’ Plan Hatched ‘Within 24 Hours’ of Her Election Loss

Ask yourself a simple question: How come in 2020 there are 20 people running for president in the Democratic party, yet in 2016, there were only 2 candidates? How come there are 10 times more candidates now? In 2016 it was only Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Now there's 24 of 'em and if you can … Continue reading Didn’t You Get the Memo? Clinton Insiders Reveal ‘Blame Russia’ Plan Hatched ‘Within 24 Hours’ of Her Election Loss

A Guide To Bad Faith Arguments Against Bernie Sanders

One of our readers asked about the recent Democratic primary debates. These debates are terrible because the people who set them up at CNN, FoxNews, MSNBC, etc make them terrible on purpose. These mainstream media outlets benefit from keeping the status quo simply because they are corporations. Someone like Bernie Sanders scares corporations because he … Continue reading A Guide To Bad Faith Arguments Against Bernie Sanders

10 Ways the Democratic Party Will Fustercluck This

by Paul Street CounterPunch May 17, 2019 David Cay Johnston was right to title his 2018 book on the Trump presidency “It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration is Doing to America.” Trump is a creeping fascist train-wreck – an authoritarian disaster whose lawyer recently argued in federal court that Congress has … Continue reading 10 Ways the Democratic Party Will Fustercluck This

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