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The Sanders Institute's Gathering Was About Saving the World, But It Was Not About Bernie Sanders

It was a small conference with big ideas and a deep sense of urgency. "We need to do it all," said one attendee. "We just simply need to do it all."

Julia Conley ·


Aiming to 'Revitalize Our Democracy,' Sanders Institute to Host 250 Progressive Leaders at Weekend Gathering Focused on Bold Solutions

Over three days in Burlington, Vermont, politicians and activists will "share replicable policies, develop actionable steps, establish ongoing networks, and articulate a progressive vision"

Julia Conley ·


Warnings of Trump-Like Insurrection Ahead of Bolsonaro Rallies in Brazil

"The people of Brazil have struggled for decades to secure democracy from military rule, Bolsonaro must not be permitted to rob them of it now."

Brett Wilkins ·


New People’s Party Rises Amid Grim Election Options

Facing an election between a centrist Democrat and a fascist, the new Movement for a People’s Party aims to prevent such sparse electoral choices in the future.

Christopher D. Cook ·



Cornel West Says 'Neo-Fascist Gangster' Trump and Neoliberal Democrats Expose America as 'Failed Social Experiment'

"I thank God people are in the streets," said the Harvard philosopher and activist. "Can you imagine this kind of lynching taking place and people are indifferent? People don't care? People are callous?"

Jon Queally ·


Will Biden’s Dog Whistles for Racism Catch Up with Him?

Apt to be a big political liability among voters who normally vote Democratic in large numbers, the presumed frontrunner's troubling past on these issues is an incontrovertible reality

Norman Solomon ·


Chelsea Manning and the New Inquisition

The celebrated U.S. Army whistleblower has always insisted her leak of the classified documents was prompted solely by her own conscience and she has refused to implicate WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange

Chris Hedges ·



The Heresy of White Christianity

“Those who have lived in the cultures of the oppressed know something about freedom that the oppressors will never know.” 

Chris Hedges ·

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