Hillary Clinton will lose in a landslide. We can build a bridge to tomorrow, with hopes and dreams and renewable energy and some new alloy that US Steel is keeping under wraps. […]
There are two stories to be told about the Nevada Democratic Party Convention – what really happened, and Sanders’ response to it. The first story is one of confusion, partisanship, passion, and poor choices. The second leads me to conclude that, while I still support most of Sanders’ policies, I can no longer support Sanders himself.
#BernieOrBust movement feels democracy itself is threatened. Sanders as VP candidate would ease those worries. Hillary Clinton is worried about party unity. She should be. Bernie Sanders leads a grassroots movement larger […]
As I scan the headlines here and there, I encounter a new brand of fuckery…the claim that refusal to vote Hillary if Bernie doesn’t win the nomination is privilege. That’s some serious […]
Bernie stands for idealism and political revolution, Hillary for pragmatism and incremental improvements on Obama’s legacy. These two candidates present a fascinating and terrifying choice for the Democratic Party.
I’m against tyranny. This is a popular political position. Americans pride ourselves on defending liberty from the machinations of malevolent power all over the world. It is our heritage, beginning with the […]
Hypothetically, let’s say you lost the Nevada primary because of your failed efforts to suppress the vote in 2008. Specifically, you attempted to suppress the vote of a particularly powerful union, the […]
Dear Ta-Nehisi Coates: Senator Bernie Sanders is an honest man. If you ask him a direct question, he will answer. If he doesn’t know, he will admit that he doesn’t know. He […]
There’s much to like about Bernie Sanders, but can he really help us kick the war habit? Occupy Democrats and US Uncut have a handy macro going around that highlights Bernie’s 11 point […]
Sanders’ presidential campaign needs to detail specific measures to bend a corrupt, self-centered Congress into effective action on his agenda Bernie Sanders, he who regularly tilts at NSA windmills and shouts at […]