Bernie Sanders Puts Forward a Program That Could Split the Democratic Party

“The immediate obstacle to Sanders’ proposals is not Donald Trump’s GOP troglodytes -- it’s Nancy Pelosi and her corporate Democrats.” by Glen Ford  Black Agenda Report Nov 28, 2018 Bernie Sanders has opened his 2020 campaign with a 10-point program that could bust the Democratic Party wide open – which would be best thing Bernie could … Continue reading Bernie Sanders Puts Forward a Program That Could Split the Democratic Party

Julia Salazar Wins Despite Identity Politics

Good news is difficult to find these days. Here's some... A democratic socialist candidate we discussed here won her primary, which apparently means she is going to win a seat in the state senate, as there's no Republican candidate to face. I call this "good news" because it marks a distinct crossroads where focusing on … Continue reading Julia Salazar Wins Despite Identity Politics

Socialists, Democrats, and the Liberal Imagination

There is much buzz about the term "socialism" in America. What does it mean? Here's a common definition from Wikipedia: Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterized by social ownership and workers' self-management of the means of production, as well as the political theories and movements associated with them. Social ownership may refer … Continue reading Socialists, Democrats, and the Liberal Imagination

Sanders or Warren: Which One You Got?

There are a couple of questions left to be answered here: Are people recovered from the Hillary Clinton debacle enough for another female?   Can the Democratic party win with identity politics vs. Donald Trump?   Can Bernie Sanders take what once was an American slur - being a Socialist - and win the party … Continue reading Sanders or Warren: Which One You Got?