Bernie Sanders

Fifty Thousand Working People are Petitioning Bernie Sanders to a Town Hall Meeting

Will he attend?<p><i>Last week, we sent the following invitation to Bernie and his staff and offered to accommodate his schedule. We are waiting for his reply.</i><p>Hi Senator,<p>On behalf of the many thousands of working people who have been inspired by our movement to Draft Bernie for a People’s Party, Dr. …

As Trump Raged in Phoenix, Sanders and Conyers Offered Vision for a Better Nation

While much of the nation looked on in horror as President Donald Trump delivered a speech ripped "out of a psychopathology textbook" on Tuesday night …

Justice

You'd Be Rich If You Could Leverage Facebook Like Bernie Sanders

He has earned seven million likes and millions of video views, all without a single kitten or puppy onscreen.<p>I was scrolling through Facebook a few days ago looking at dog videos, cat videos and random political posts when I noticed something pretty incredible. A recent video of Bernie Sanders, who …

Marketing

Elizabeth Warren's bankrupt brand

Light your Elizabeth Warren prayer candles, because the country will need your prayers as we travel together along the road to the 2020 presidential election and her inevitable candidacy.<p>It’s hard to believe it has been only six months since Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s infamous …

Opinion

Sanders to Trump: ‘There are no nice Nazis’

DETROIT — At a town hall meeting that occasionally had the feel of a campaign rally, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) opened a new line of attack against the president’s Charlottesville reaction, while urging activists to stay inside the Democratic Party.<p>“We have a president who was equivocal — nice …

Politics

Sanders: 'There are no nice Nazis'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) late Tuesday blasted President Trump over the his response to the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., saying "there …

Charlottesville

Bernie Sanders voters helped Trump win and here's proof

Bernie Sanders supporters switched their allegiance to Donald Trump in large enough numbers last November to sway the election for the real estate …

Elections

The end of the hostile populist takeover of the GOP

There's no questioning that President Trump, after seven months in office, is still talking (and tweeting) like a right-wing populist. Indeed, at his …

Democratic Party

Populist Challenger Stuns In Birmingham Mayoral Election, Will Go To Runoff

The South is not a place known for its radical politics.<p>Statewide, the region is dominated by right-wing Republicans. The Democratic Party is …

Democratic Party

National City suing Sanders for unpaid campaign rally services

More than a year after a campaign rally was held at Kimball Park in National City by then presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, the city is suing …

San Diego

Single-Payer Fight Fuels Primary Challengers Against Establishment Democrats

(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout)Many prominent Democrats remain unwilling to fight for Medicare for All, but the people are no longer taking "no" …

Liberal View

HERE AND THERE: Vision and reality – 120 years on

While the DSA is not a political party, it has a close association with the Democratic Party’s presidential aspirant, Bernie Sanders.<p>At the recent …

Opinion

That Time Bernie Sanders Accidentally Told Himself to 'Get the Hell Out of Politics'

<i>Nick Solari/Wikimedia Commons</i><p>When Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) floated the notion he was considering another presidential run in 2020, not everyone was …

Elections

Bernie Sanders to Trump: ‘There are no nice Nazis’

At a town-hall meeting that occasionally had the feel of a campaign rally, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., opened a new line of attack against the …

Canadian News

Jerry Brown: Democrats Are 'Not Like A Marxist Party'

“We're not like a Marxist party in 1910,” said Gov.

Conservative View

Shailene Woodley Is Considering a Run for Office: ‘I’m Not Going to Rule It Out’

<b>Shailene Woodley</b> for Congress? The actress revealed that she’s considering a run for public office in an interview with The New York Times published …

Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley Is Considering a Future Run for Congress

<b>Shailene Woodley</b> is on the hunt for a new role in her future—congresswoman!<p>The Golden Globe nominee and political activist seems to have her eye on a …

Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley Eyes Future Congress Run Inspired By Bernie Sanders

"Life is big, and I’m young.”<p>At this point, we’d happily transplant any “Big Little Lies” actress from Monterey to Washington, D.C. Reese Witherspoon is the <i>natural</i> choice given the political savvy displayed in “Election” and “Legally Blonde 2: Red White & Blonde” ― but Shailene Woodley might be a …

Shailene Woodley

Loser! In 2020 Trump vs. Sanders Match-Up, Bernie Beats Donald Bigly

Donald Trump is already laying the groundwork for a second bid for the White House, but a new survey shows the deeply unpopular president losing big …

Elections

The 2018 Midterms- New England About One Year Out

This is the first of an 8 part series that will look at the 2018 midterms by region and states within that region. I am starting with New …

Conservative View

President Should Triangulate Trumpcare Against GOP and Sanders

We’re told that the failure to repeal Obamacare is a big black eye for the Republicans. Maybe so, but it’s actually a good thing for the Trump …

Conservative View

Congressional Candidate Now Accepting Bitcoin Donations for 2018 Election

A candidate for the US House of Representatives said today that he has begun accepting bitcoin donations.<p>Patrick Nelson is running for the seat in …

U.S. House of Representatives

Labor's socialist embrace will kill aspiration and growth: Cormann

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has accused Labor of trashing the Hawke/Keating economic legacy by embracing socialism which, he says, will crush …

Australian News

Randy Bryce is More Than A Mustache

Alexandra TempusIt was a friendly audience, but Randy Bryce’s voice shook anyway.This speech was among his first to a national crowd of this …

Liberal View

Unfair and unbalanced: Media defined Trump by his key issues — and Hillary Clinton by her phony scandals

Trump got his scary message out to voters, while Clinton's issues got buried under an avalanche of email stories<p>Steve Bannon and his fellow travelers in right-wing media played us all for fools. While that’s never directly stated in a recent study of the role of media in the 2016 election, …

Liberal View

Progressives Prepare to Serve Bernie Sanders Petition to Start New Party

Supporters believe party would be competitive and attract independents<p>Even though Sen. Bernie Sanders has embraced his role of outreach chair for the …

Democratic Party

Sen. Bernie Sanders Slams Trump At Town Hall: 'There Are No Nice Nazis'

"We have a president who was equivocal," he says in Detroit.<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) rallied a crowd of more than 1,000 supporters in Detroit on Tuesday night with fierce condemnation of President Donald Trump over his recent comments about the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>“What we saw …

News (U.S.)

Corncob? Donut? Binch? A Guide to Weird Leftist Internet Slang

The explainer you've all been waiting for.<p>Twitter, the preferred social network of journalists, pundits, political junkies, and pretty much no one else, has become increasingly relevant in the Trump era. With the president himself using Twitter as a platform for his deranged rantings and …

Game Theory

The Myth of America’s Increasingly Progressive Youth

For years, it has been said that Republicans have a “young-people problem” — the party, it was assumed, just couldn’t attract young voters. Yet …

Millennials

DNC Struggles to Cash in on Anti-Trump Fervor

WASHINGTON — From the second floor of the Democratic Party’s headquarters near the Capitol, the campaign arm of House Democrats just announced almost double congressional Republicans’ fundraising haul last month — the third month in a row in which they beat their GOP counterparts.<p>But one floor up, …

Elections