RJ Eskow: Too often the Democratic Party has been constrained by the equivocation of its leaders, and by an intellectual class reluctant to embrace new ideas.
Sydney Kamlager: Start suing, hold the line, find the holes, and then fill them with progressive electeds from the pipeline. It’s “No” until you have enough votes and law to “Yes.” Lives depend on it.
Arica Coleman: Many who claim to hate him, can’t stop watching, tweeting, and posting about him—still; that they find the 1000th malfeasance more shocking than the first is both laughable and pathetic.
Lila Garrett: So, do we finally get it? Time for us to decide: do we keep knocking on the door of the Democratic Party and going through the same old drill, or do we finally create a place to go.
Linda Milazzo: Bernie Sanders has proven to be a valiant Senator, a relentless supporter of democratic principles and a leader for all Americans.
Ed Rampell: Why anybody who considers him/herself to be progressive would want to be a part of and to “work within” such an entity is totally beyond my ability to comprehend.
Clifford J. Tasner: As we witness the post mortem of this troubling election, you can bet that pretty soon, someone soon is going to blame the Left – the hardcore progressives and young Independents who rallied around Bernie – for the result.
n a stunning upset, and having lost the popular vote by perhaps a million votes nationally, Donald Trump amassed enough electoral votes to become our next President. Now comes the hard stuff: how to run the country and fulfill your campaign promises. Here are Trump’s major campaign promises and his likelihood of fulfilling them: “I […]
John Seeley: Like many political observers, I am sooo huugely tired of hearing the “lesser of two evils” argument in yet another presidential year. It’s a perennial pleading, most popular in years when the leading candidates are most unpalatable, like 1968 and today.
Berry Craig: He aimed his message squarely at his nation’s majority, appealing to raw emotion, not reason. He skillfully pandered to their prejudices, which were his prejudices, too.
Marie Y. Lemelle: Millennials are an untapped power in this election. To unleash that power, the #HowDoUFeel Movement, a non-partisan social media campaign, was created by millennials for millennials to provide a platform for their voices to be heard and to start a dialogue about issues that matter to them.
Enrique Buelna and Gabriel Buelna: The 2016 election has left many Mexican Americans—and Latinos across the state and nation—bewildered and increasingly afraid for the future.
Hannah Petrie: There are five moral foundations of the political, or righteous, mind: Caring, Fairness, Loyalty, Authority, and Sanctity, or tradition. The left and the right value all five, but the left emphasize the first two.