Middle-class

Democrats Are Dumping Moderates

But promoting socialism, sky-high taxes, and open borders is probably not going to help them trounce the GOP in November.<p>The activist base of the …

Conservative View

'I don't know what you're talking about': Bernie Sanders duped by Sacha Baron Cohen in right-wing disguise

In a hilarious first segment of Sacha Baron Cohen’s new Showtime show “Who is America?” the host dressed up as a southern man riding in an electric …

Liberal View

Sen. Bernie Sanders Speaks At 3rd Day Of Teachers Union Conference

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter<p>PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Senator Bernie Sanders spoke at the third day of the American Federation of Teachers Convention …

Bernie Sanders

The Thai rehab clinic helping middle class British kids to kick drugs

Let’s call him Oliver. He was about 15 when he first took a class A drug. The son of a middle-class, fiftysomething London couple – his father is in the film industry, his mother is a healthcare professional – he had, in his own words, “a really nice upbringing, a good family.”<p>But one day, at a …

Rehabilitation

The Democrats' Bright New Penny

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: CNN) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>People are leaving the Democratic Party in droves, …

Liberal View

The War on Assange Is a War on Press Freedom

The failure on the part of establishment media to defend Julian Assange, who has been trapped in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012, has …

Surveillance

Beware Bernie Sanders's Unsound Economic Arguments

The slicing and mincing of complex data structures down to a soundbite is the stock-in-trade of the class warfare industry. A ranting demagogue from …

Economics

Wayne Swan: unions can tap into wage worries to win votes for Labor

Unions can tap into worries about flat wages and inequality to win votes at the next election, Labor’s new national president says.<p>Wayne Swan will be at the Australian Council of Trade Unions national congress this week, where he will be talking about rising inequality.<p>“There’s no question it cuts …

World News

This Democrat shows how to force the message even when not asked by host

Recently, Congressman Eric Swalwell, a democrat demonstrated what Democrats need to learn to do every time they appear on network or cable TV. He …

Self-sufficiency

Yes, Normal Republican Elites Are a Threat to Democracy

Brett Kavanaugh would make a perfectly normal Supreme Court justice. The appellate judge boasts all of the conventional credentials for that post (as …

Politics

Why won’t DNC chair Tom Perez answer this ONE very SIMPLE question?

OK this is truly weird. There has been somewhat conspiratorial theories surrounding why the DNC refuses to turn over the server that was supposedly …

Conservative View

Elon Musk’s Political Donations Don’t Look Very "Socialist" to Us

The vowed environmentalist's donation went to climate change deniers.<p>Elon Musk has a history of getting behind progressive causes. The Tesla and …

Elon Musk

$27 Quotes: "Politics can change if we choose to make it change."

<b>Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez</b> continues to be a rich source for good quotes. Here are a few more things she’s said recently which I couldn’t resist …

Bernie Sanders

Progressive Newcomer Ocasio-Cortez Teams Up With Movement Icon Bernie Sanders to Flip Red Districts

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Democratic rising star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will head to Kansas next week to campaign for Democratic …

Bernie Sanders

UK protesters welcome Trump and Bernie Sanders teams up with the Guardian

<i>The Resistance Now is a weekly update on the people, action and ideas driving the protest movement in the US. If you’re not already receiving it by email, subscribe.</i><p>Insults, fake news, royalty, golfing<p>So Donald Trump barrelled off to Europe this week, a particularly unwelcome bull in a china shop. …

Politics

A Winning Strategy for Democrats?

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “Progressive Populism Can Save the Democrats,” by Dan Kaufman (Sunday Review, July 8):<p>Since 2010, the Democratic Party has lost control of the House and the Senate, as well as numerous governorships and state legislatures. It has also failed to prevent what will soon be an …

Opinion

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Teachers Are Part of the 'Political Revolution'

<i>Pittsburgh, Penn.</i><p>Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to a receptive crowd here at the American Federation of Teachers' biennial convention, saying there was a …

Education

Protect Our Democracy One Dinner At A Time

There are many issues we have with the current administration, from Russian stealing of the election to inhumane treatment of people at our border to …

Middle-class

Proposition A hurts all workers, union or nonunion

Contrary to Dan Mehan's letter (July 12), passing Proposition A will not lead to higher wages.<p>Here are some facts about just three of the "freedom to …

St. Louis

Ep. 56: The Meaning of Democratic Socialism w/ Benjamin Studabaker by Dead Pundits Society - Listen to music

Socialism

The State of Our States: Where Our Administration, Supreme Court, and Middle Class Stand Today

Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy returns to Cross Currents to discuss the state of our states leading up to November's midterm elections. We dive into …

Middle-class

The New York Times Is Still Getting The Bernie Movement Wrong

A recent New York Times screed prematurely pronouncing the Our Revolution political organization -- launched only two years ago by veterans of the …

Liberal View

'America Is Failing Our Teachers,' Sen. Elizabeth Warren Tells Union

<i>Pittsburgh, Penn.</i><p>Millions of teachers in the U.S. are "getting crushed" by low wages, cuts to school funding, and other education policies, said Sen. …

Education

Is Norway a Role Model for “Democratic Socialism”?

if America is “capitalism run wild,” then so is Norway. If Norway is “socialism,” then so is the United States.<p>Earlier this year, I explained why …

Socialism

Abdul El-Sayed brings progressive perspective to governor's race

LANSING, MI - Outside of an agriculture business in rural Michigan, a candidate for governor unveiled his rural agenda with the sun shining, …

Michigan

Bernie Sanders: Open Borders Will Make Americans Poorer & Destroy Nation States - NO AGENDA 1049

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders

With Donald Trump's much anticipated visit to the UK finally taking place this week, we look back at the speech that Bernie Sanders gave during his …

Bernie Sanders

Sen. Jon Tester - Campaign Finance Summary

*Includes contributions from other candidate committees.<p>NOTE: All the numbers on this page are for the 2013 - 2018 election cycle and based on …

Campaign Finance

Anti-Capitalist Meet-Up - Owning one's work: can workers manage themselves

Richard Wolf remains important in the continuing education of the left from the time when (for some of us), it was actually not a big deal to think …

Middle-class

The Middle Class Cannot Afford America Anymore

This week, journalist and author Alissa Quart talks about how the middle class in America is disappearing.<p>Welcome to the 177th episode of the Inc. Uncensored podcast, hosted by Inc.'s editor-in-chief James Ledbetter.<p>This week, journalist Alissa Quart visits the studio to talk about her new book …

Money