Election 2016

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In what one analyst sees as "a really bad mistake," Hillary Clinton declined to participate in a presidential forum hosted by the 8 million-strong organization MoveOn.org. Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley did take part in the virtual event in which they answered questions on...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Atlanta-born rapper Killer Mike dine at soul food restaurant, the Busy Bee, before a campaign rally. (Photo: David Goldman/Associated Press)
"I don’t trust the church or the government. A Democrat or a Republican. A Pope...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Apparently it's popular to call for breaking up the big banks, instituting...


Bernie Sanders, kicking off his presidential campaign today, made mainstream headlines for questioning whether an economy where the top one-tenth of 1% owns more than the other 90% is a "moral" economy, not an "obscene" one. Duh: not. For those dismayed by his truth-telling, see "I, Too, Am America," a photo exhibit by fast-food and low-wage workers fighting for a living wage, scrambling to get by and insisting, “We need to be able to live.” Langston Hughes: "Tomorrow/I'll be at the table."