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Progressives Outraged as House Democrats Elect 'Big Money' Centrist Hakeem Jeffries Over Barbara Lee for Caucus Chair
"What is there to say anymore? The Democratic Party establishment needs to be primaried into oblivion."
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Democratic Party "Leadership" Is Upside Down
No matter how intense the top-down pressure gets from Speaker Pelosi and Steny Hoyer, we should insist from the bottom up that members of Congress stand their ground for progressive principles.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California speaking in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo: Charlie Neibergall / AP) Views
The ‘Pelosi Problem’ Runs Deep
Whether our concerns involve militarism, social equity, economic justice, civil liberties, climate change or the overarching necessity of a Green New Deal, the Democratic Party must change from the bottom up
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At Freshman Orientation, Young and Growing Progressive Caucus Makes Clear It Will 'Fight Like Hell' for Bold Democratic Agenda
"We're the folks out there trying to advocate for big change... and that's what we're going to expect out of leadership, as well."
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Amanda Estep Burton (L), newly elected Democrat to WV House. (Photo: Campaign for the Legal Center) Views
2018 Midterms: Blue Wave, Red Undertow
The 2018 election exposed once more how divided the country is – but it also showed how strongly the tide is running against Trump’s hateful brand of politics and the party that he continues to deform
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We Have Movement Work To Do
If more registered voters—more young people, more people of color, more poor people, more women, more immigrants and students and workers and activists—had voted, things might be just a bit better. That's our real challenge.
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Invest in virtually anything but buying more weapons and waging more wars and Americans will be better off. (Photo: ACLU) Views
Pentagon Socialism
Militarizing the economy in the name of defense
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The United Nations childrens agency said Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, that Yemen’s economic crisis and the relentless violence at a key Red Sea port city risks leaving millions of children and families without food, clean water and sanitation.(Photo: Hani Mohammed / Associated Press August 2018) Views
Congress Must End U.S. Military Aid to Saudi War in Yemen
Today’s leaders owe it to all those who have sacrificed for a fairer world to bring an end to the worst humanitarian crisis on Earth
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Blood-stained backpacks at the site of a Saudi airstrike that killed fifty-one people, including forty children, Saada, Yemen, August 10, 2018. (Photo: AP Photo/ Kareem al-Mrrany) Views
How Congress Can End the War in Yemen
“The missiles that kill us, American-made. The planes that kill us, American-made. The tanks, Abrams, American-made. You are saying to me, where is America? America is the whole thing.”
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"In a time of perpetual war and runaway militarism, in sync with rampant corporate power, the party is currently in need of a basic course correction that can only come from the grassroots." (Photo: AP) Views
Victory in Superdelegates Fight Means: Grassroots Can Win
The Democratic Party has not made such a historic reform to its presidential nominating process in decades. So, how did it happen?
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