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.
Brent Budowsky: The major reason Democrats were annihilated in the 2014 midterms was that millions of Democratic-leaning voters stayed home because they did not believe voting for Democrats would improve their lives.
Joe Palermo: The internal sniping and bickering has already begun among Democratic ranks but it’s their own damn fault. The internal debates following the 2014 midterm elections highlight the ideological schizophrenia that continues to plague the Democratic Party.
Ted Vaill: The strategy: Do everything to facilitate the self-destruction of the Guns Over People party over the next three years or so.
Richard Eskow: The president and his fellow Democrats have agreed to a series of reckless budget-cutting measures instead of fighting for jobs and protecting the social contract, which has deepened and lengthened the lingering recession.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: Why did Latinos not only support, but support in such overwhelming numbers a candidate who has overseen such a troubling time for Latinos?