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Oligarchs Are Feeling Right at Home in the Democratic Party
As long as the legislative process is dominated by parties that care first and foremost about "catering to their wealthiest supporters," systemic change is impossible
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The Democratic Convention Film on Hillary Clinton Lied to America
The title of the film about Hillary Clinton that actor Morgan Freeman narrated at the Democratic National Convention should have been “Escape From Accountability.” Of course, the same could be said—far more so (a pathetic comfort)—of the GOP convention propaganda depicting Donald Trump’s ascension...
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What the Democrats Don't Get (And Why It Could Cost Them the Election)
If you’re a Democrat, you probably think the Democratic Convention was a big success. Not only did they silence the Bernie die-hards, but they dispatched some serious heavy artillery on Trump by calling out his fear mongering and his megalomanic, “Only I can fix it.” And, yes, the first post-...
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From Populism to Nationalism: The Highs and Lows of Democrats' Big Finale
"We must shock this nation and fight for justice for all," said Rev. William Barber. "We can't give up on the heart of our democracy. Not now. Not ever."
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Hillary Clinton Needs to Wake Up. Trump Is Stealing the Voters She Takes for Granted
For the first time in living memory, the Republicans are outflanking the Democrats on the left. If they don’t rise to the challenge, they’ll be trounced
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Hillary’s Choice: Why Tim Kaine Isn’t a ‘Safe’ Pick
The Virginia senator represents an all-clear signal to potential donors in high finance.
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Hillary-Kaine: Back to the Center
Hillary Clinton’s VP choice, Tim Kaine, is well liked Inside the Beltway, partly because he bends to pressure from Wall Street, DLC-style “centrists” and the austerity-pushing mainstream media
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From Occupy Protests to the Platforms
A lawyer-activist reflects on the significance of the Occupy Wall Street call for the reinstatement of Glass-Steagall appearing in both the Democratic and Republican Party platforms.
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Don’t Stop the Revolution: The Sanders Movement After Orlando
Bernie Sanders’ “political revolution” scored some impressive wins this weekend at the Democratic Party Platform Committee meeting in Orlando, adding to its victories last month in St. Louis. ABC News called the resulting document “ exceptionally progressive .” Apparently Sanders had more leverage...
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The Democratic Platform Feels the Bern
Democrats have Wall Street backed into a corner, so they're breaking out the Bernie Sanders playbook
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