LGBTQ leaders say we trust Kimberly Ellis to lead the way in ending abuse and building a safer party.
Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: What can be done to advance our agenda over the next two years when attention will be devoted to mostly two parties and the presidential race?
Jasmyne Cannick: I believe that California’s Democratic Party is in the middle of a morals and values crisis. Our Party no longer reflects the interests of the people it serves and many of its members are disillusioned.
Tom Hall: Seeking cooperation, reaching across the aisle, even taking seriously some Republican themes could be good for Democrats, particularly the new progressive representatives.
Marc Cooper: In spite of their incapacity to build a robust opposition party, there were enough voters to jam up Congress for Donald Trump. I’m sorry, but even for a non-Democrat that’s a huge victory!
Bill Fletcher Jr.: It is critically important that we all stop and remember something that should be fundamental for any resistance movement or any movement fighting for justice: the oppressed have never, in history, had more wealth or resources than the oppressor.
Berry Craig: The notion that the Democrats have become a party dominated by smug, big city, college-educated, well-heeled liberals is “very real,” according to Krystal Ball.
Tell us—if Hillary Clinton becomes the Democratic Party’s nominee, what you believe are the top 5 reasons she got it.
Barbara MacLean: liberals have abandoned so many of the traditions they once fought for historically that the socialist movement has, unfortunately, taken over the causes of liberals ranging from state intervention in the economy, to raising the minimum wage, and introducing single payer healthcare as if this were the core of socialism.
Rick Gardner: A couple of weeks ago I decided to throw my hat in the ring and run as a delegate to the Democrat’s Philadelphia Convention — pledged to Bernie Sanders.
Let’s begin by talking a little bit about what a superdelegate is. Superdelegates are memberes of the Democratic Party who also fall into at least one of the following four categories.
LA Progressive Talk! hosts Carolyn Fowler, influential officer of the LA County Democratic Party, who will talk about how Democrats can regain their footing after their recent drubbing int he midterm elections.
Joseph Palermo: Washington Republicans have shown a willingness to damage the country so long as they see it as politically advantageous to their party. The belief that changing demographics are going to thrust the Democrats into a dominant position in national elections might be wishful thinking.