Michael T. Hertz: Read what they say, and you can tell that they have each travelled a different path, but each has found that Bernie Sanders reflects what they want in America going forward.
Rosemary Jenkins: Current first-term Congressmember Steve Knight advances an agenda that seems to be essentially contrary to the expectations of the people who voted to put him in such high office.
Robert Reich: People who believe Hillary Clinton is still too close to Wall Street will not be reassured by her position on Glass-Steagall. Many will recall that her husband led the way to repealing Glass Steagall in 1999 at the request of the big Wall Street banks.
Sikivu Hutchinson: Here’s one more reason to rally against the candidacy of rabid Christian fundamentalist, college dropout and newly declared GOP presidential hopeful Governor Scott Walker—Wisconsin boasts the highest rates of suspension and incarceration for African Americans in the country.
Alvaro Huerta: Given that Republican leaders haven’t adequately condemned Trump’s racist comments, the GOP’s weak response speaks volumes to Latinos.
Mario Solis-Marich: If Trump would somehow wrangle the GOP nomination the election would essentially be over and Democrats could begin to chill the champagne and dust off the “Happy Days Are Here Again” vinyl records.
Michael Hertz: Bernie is right: In the end, we are the ones who have to choose, and we need a government that is responsive to our needs, not one that is controlled by an elite group that is thinking only of themselves.
Michael Hertz: If Republicans want Bernie, this confronts the sure-to-come GOP claim that Bernie Sanders is unfit to be President because he is a “democratic socialist.”
Brent Budowsky: The prospect of this new era of new thinking from a new populism of a new left, following the Gilded Age corruptions of the last financial crash and the revolving door corruptions of Washington, is driving the surprise surge for Sanders and posing the dramatic test for Clinton.
Mary A. Fischer: Phlunte Riddle’s decision in 2013 to teach at Biola amid debate about LGBT people and dangers to their wellbeing on campus shows a second instance where she sought out a school that discriminates against them.
View image | gettyimages.com e need to look beyond Donald Trump’s doubling-down on his nasty, insensitive, dehumanizing remarks, simply because the worst of those remarks still isn’t being noted. His dog-whistle appeal to the GOP base has brought high-fives in some quarters, but not the GOP establishment. And all that is curiously different this time […]
Michael Hertz: My thinking about you, your history and your ideals, while very positive prior to a few years ago, has turned more and more negative. I don’t think I’m alone in that.
Brent Budowksy: Obama continues to periodically lapse into ridicule and derision of liberals and labor, as he did during the recent trade debate.