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Is this what the Democratic Party's "win-win" machine looks like? "With hundreds of moving parts," writes Eidelson, "it's surprising that the elaborate contraption has only one purpose: to take bold and popular policy proposals that could improve millions of lives, chew them up, and then spit out much feebler versions that don't materially threaten the status quo." (Photo: Christine Gwinn / EyeEm) Views
With the Win-Win Machine, Most of Us Actually Lose
If Biden now selects only corporate-friendly, status-quo-defending advisors and Cabinet members, and if he touts watered-down bipartisan "solutions" as stunning successes, it will further cement a betrayal.
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The reality of college tuition debt was on display at the Northeastern University graduation at the TD Garden in Boston on May 3, 2019. (Photo: Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) News
'Giving People Free Stuff is Popular': Democrats Urged to Go Big as #CancelStudentDebt Demand Goes Viral
Biden "has a progressive mandate and must use all the power at his disposal to materially improve people's lives and boost public morale."
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Representative Rashida Tlaib looks on before Democratic U.S. Vice Presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks at IBEW Local Union 58 on October 25, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Harris is traveling to multiple locations in the metro Detroit area to campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. (Photo: Nic Antaya/Getty Images) Views
Corporate Democrats Are to Blame for Congressional Losses—So Naturally They’re Blaming Progressives
When Rep. Rashida Tlaib talks about "pushing the Democratic Party to represent the communities that elected them," she actually means what she says.
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Saval Foodservice and Busboys and Poets donate food to restaurant industry workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak at 14th and V Streets NW, on Friday, April 17, 2020. (Photo:Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Views
You Can't Eat Civility: A Message to Joe Biden and the Democrats
Politeness will not solve the problems facing the country. Democrats must put forth and fight for bold solutions that will materially improve the lives of working people.
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg attends his rally held at The Rustic on February 27, 2020 in Houston. Views
Why Can’t Inner-Ring Democrats Just Say ‘No’ to Billionaires?
The problem runs even deeper than Donor Class donations.
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Reps. Donald Norcross (D-N.J.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis) have created a Labor Caucus in Congress. (Photos: Donald Norcross for Congress; Rep. Mark Pocan/Facebook) News
Longtime Union Members Pocan and Norcross Announce Labor Caucus to Advocate for Workers in Congress
"President-elect Joe Biden's new administration gives the Democratic Party the opportunity to reprioritize working families at the center of our legislative agenda."
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The Democratic party decided to run pretty much the worst candidate imaginable: an old-school machine politician, one emphatically beholden to the corporate donor class and unsuited to the new, more populist political climate. (Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images) Views
Biden Will Fail to Bring Back 'Normal' Politics. What’s Needed Now Is a Populism of the Left
The neoliberal "normal" isn’t coming back because the economic circumstances that generated it—the post-war boom of seemingly endless growth—have disappeared.
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A supporter of President Donald Trump, left, and a supporter of former Vice President Joe Biden, right, point to each other's hats at Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House as others celebrate on Nov. 8, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (PHOTO: SAMUEL CORUM/GETTY IMAGES) Views
From Fear and Anger to Collective Purpose
What greater purpose and meaning is there than working together to create a world that secures the health of Earth and the well-being of families and communities?
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A Biden-Harris administration can begin to rebuild trust in government by issuing the strongest ethics and anti-corruption standards for executive branch personnel ever. Views
2020's Lesson Is Clear: Bold Policies to Improve People's Lives Are Broadly Popular
What a Biden-Harris administration should prioritize on its first day.
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President- elect Joe Biden answer questions from the press at the Queen in Wilmington, DE on November 10, 2020. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images) News
Demanding White House Climate Office and 'Fierce' Cabinet Picks, Groups Urge Biden to Claim His 'FDR Moment'
"Democrats have a once-in-a-generation moment to deliver policies at the scale of the crises our generation is facing."
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