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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention at the SNHU Arena on September 7, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo:  Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Views
Why a DNC Vice Chair Bawled Me Out for Sharing Critical, Accurate Information About Joe Biden
For the bulk of the party leadership who remain in sync with the current frontrunner, self-critical assessments are essentially off-limits.
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Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (l), Ayanna Pressley (c), and Rashida Tlaib have shown that progressive lawmakers can be elected if they mount serious and compelling campaigns. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images) Views
To Win Power, Progressives Must Embrace 'Primary' as a Verb
Insurgent progressives need a lot more allies elected to Congress as well as colleagues who feel rising heat from the left in their districts.
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Hell Mixed With Futility
Maybe the problem is the lack of courage among those in control to challenge the insanity not simply of the military budget but of militarism itself.
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To Defeat Trump With People-Powered Political Revolution, Bernie Sanders Announces 2020 Run
What's going to be different this time? "We're going to win," said the Senator from Vermont
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Bernie Isn't Running (Yet), But the Sanders Network Is Alive, Kicking, and Organizing for 2020
With nationwide House Parties planned for this month and a reinvigorated and vast network of supporters, the grassroots movement agitating for a 2020 run by Sanders is not idly waiting
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Updated: 'Draft Beto' Campaign Launches Just as O'Rourke Taken Off 'No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge' List
"It's clear that real climate leaders need to stand up to the fossil fuel industry in many ways, and that includes standing up to the full extent of the fossil fuel industry's influence on our politics."
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Russia is no more threat to the people of United States than any other lesser imperialist power. We face far greater threats from the neocons currently occupying the White House. (Photo: Presidential Administration of Russia) Views
Sex, Russia and Impeachment
Democrats should stop braying about the Trump-Putin conspiracy and focus on the White House's real crimes
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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), seen here on April 21, 2017, must "more often mention the existence of the military and its price tag," a new open letter urges. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) News
In Open Letter, Scholars and Activists Call on Bernie Sanders to Embrace Foreign Policy That Rejects US Militarism, Bloated Pentagon Budget
"We believe that Dr. King was correct to assert that racism, extreme materialism, and militarism needed to be challenged together rather than separately, and that this remains true," the group of over 100 scholars and activists write
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The Biggest Threat to Free Speech No One Is Talking About
It's not being mean to reporters, "The biggest freedom-of-the-press issue is that Trump is working with Comcast and AT&T and Verizon to end net neutrality."
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'This Is Massive': Landslide Victory for Progressive Reform as DNC Cuts Superdelegates Down to Size
"This thing is over. The DNC membership just overwhelmingly approved the voice reforms by a voice vote. Super delegates do not get a vote on the first convention ballot unless a candidate already has the nomination sewn up from pledged delegates."
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