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Are Elections Less Important Than Ever in the Age of Trump?
I confess I am enjoying watching the Republican Party implode. It is an all-consuming act of political rubbernecking. The blowback, personified by Donald Trump, of the party’s decades-long descent into the politics of fear is strangely gratifying to watch. Trump’s criticism this week of House...
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If You Mean It, Hillary Clinton, Say It Loud
In an email released by WikiLeaks, one Hillary Clinton advisor claimed the campaign was so uninspired that he was “ petrified that Hillary is almost totally dependent on Republicans nominating Trump .” Of course, they did nominate Trump. And it may well be that the man known to claim that he could...
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Battered Voter Syndrome
Whew. This has been a grueling election season for many of us, and it feels very much like being beaten repeatedly no matter which direction I turn. My organization, Progressive Democrats of America , was the organization that under the leadership of the late, great Tim Carpenter launched a...
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Democrats' Embrace of Corporate Cash Isn't Pragmatic, It's Ideological
Democrats were once ardent opponents—at least in word—of the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, which has, as the New York Times editorial board noted , "thrust politics back to the robber-baron era of the 19th century." They were also proponents of the view that corporate money, no matter...
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No, Hillary, Young Voters Aren't Naive. The System Doesn't Work for Them
Clinton thinks Bernie Sanders supporters, who live in their ‘parents’ basements’, don’t know any better. That’s a dangerous blind spot
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We Need Small Donors to Halt the March to Plutocracy
Presidential candidates can’t just attend intimate gatherings with America’s richest to raise money. Bernie Sanders showed that another way is possible
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'Next Generation of Leaders': Our Revolution Boosts Seven Progressive Women
Sanders-backed organization raising funds for candidates at the state and federal level, from coast-to-coast
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Campaign Was Not Radical, Says Sanders, Just 'What Most Americans' Want
In exclusive sit-down with The Nation , former presidential contender opens up about his successes, fears, and the fight going forward
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Real Change in Democracy Comes Not in the Voting Booth But Activism at the Grass-Roots
Many years ago, the late Judy Guay, a low-income woman from Bangor, founded the Maine Association of Interdependent Neighborhoods in order to advocate for the neediest in our state. I remember she said “democracy is not a spectator sport.” But each time I turn on the television, listen to the radio...
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Discouraging Protest Vote, Sanders Says: Elect Clinton—Then Mobilize
The former presidential candidate reiterated his argument that the only way that the progressive agenda has a shot at being implemented is with Hillary Clinton at the helm and the grassroots force as her guide
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