The Fallout From TPP

TPP Passed

Michael Hertz: If you’ve kept up at all on the tortured legislative history of TPP, you understand that what has occurred shows how divided the country and both major parties have become.

Will Koch Brothers Create a Revolution in 2016 Elections?

Koch Brothers 2016 Elections

Larence Rosenthal: For the free–market absolutists, whose undisputed champions are now the Koch Bros., 2016 has become a time to push a ton of chips out on the table. There are two reasons for this. One is the opportunity, and the second is that the opportunity may be short-lived.

Bernie Sanders for President?

Bernie Sanders Social Democrat

Steve Hochstadt: You might think that Sanders would try to run away from the socialist label, but that would mistake two things: Sanders’ honesty and the real nature of American democratic socialism.

Trump In(sanity)

Trump In(sanity) -- Larry Wines

Larry Wines: Over the loud piped-in strains of a song that represents just about everything he flippantly decries, The Donald just announced he is running for the Republican nomination for president. But don’t say, “Yeah, like, who isn’t?”

Bernie Sanders and MoveOn

Bernie Sanders and MoveOn

Michael T. Hertz: If MoveOn supports Sanders, that will be a big step. It will, in effect, take away from Hillary Clinton’s contention that she is a progressive and will give a big boost to Sanders’ campaign.

Will Americans Vote for a Democratic Socialist?

Will Bernie Sanders Run

Lawrence Wittner: The recent announcement by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, an avowed “democratic socialist,” that he is running for the Democratic nomination for President raises the question of whether Americans will vote for a candidate with that political orientation.