Joe Weinstein: Exactly what is wrong with majority choice of the President even if most or all of the majority margin owes to a few big states?
Sharon Alexander: The worst culprit in this election was the media. Whether it was collusion with a candidate or just feeding the bread and circus, they shamed themselves.
Hillary may yet win the popular vote nationwide, but Donald Trump will be our 45th President. His tweet-length policy statements will drive the public debate. Take this survey to tell us what you think went wrong.
Neither Roosevelt was as greedy, tainted by corruption, or — let’s face it — incompetent as Hillary Clinton.
Veteran progressive activist and long-time outspoken opponent of war, Tom Hayden, passed away yesterday at the age of 76 in Santa Monica, California.
Led by LA Progressive’s publishers, a team of two dozen Los Angeles-based criminal justice activists has just released a new Criminal Justice Report Card in time for November’s critical election.
Dick & Sharon: Donald Trump is a misogynist, a race-baiter, a divider, a fool, a buffoon, a national embarrassment. He should not be allowed to enter the White House even on visitor’s pass.
Brandon: Like it or not, admit it or not, we have been CONDITIONED by the media to distrust her and hate her. Some do it out of mysoginy, but a lot do it out of falling prey to the 25 year long smear campaign.
This LA Progressive voter guide for national and California state elections contains recommendations for the November 8, 2016 election. As many of you know, the LA Progressive endorsed Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Primary. But now, in the General Election, we believe Donald Trump as president would be a threat to the republic.
Dick & Sharon: But then that debate happened last Monday night, making it seem a whole lot less likely that Donald Trump or anyone from his entourage will find themselves in the White House on anything but a visitor’s pass—or so you would think.
Dick and Sharon: In the final part of the survey, we want to know what you and your family would react should Donald Trump become our 45th president.
Dick Price and Sharon Kyle: The biggest majority of you—68% of those who took the survey—foresee increasing racial tensions breaking out into violence against people of color and immigrants.
Now, in the survey’s second part, let’s look at the effect a Donald J. Trump presidency would have on America, its people, and our standing in the world.