21 Mar 2020

Republicans, Including A Trump Supporter, Funded Joe Biden’s Super PAC In February

A super PAC that backs Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden received significant funding from Republican donors, including one supporter of President Donald Trump, according to campaign finance disclosures from February. Unite The Country was launched in October by former Biden aides. The board was chaired by Mark Doyle, a former

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18 Mar 2020

The Coronavirus Primaries Were Illegitimate Elections

The United States is in the middle of the acceleration phase of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this is the period, where the virus infects people and social distancing is crucial to slow the outbreak. Yet, in a reckless move that defied

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13 Mar 2020

Dismissing Heightened Coronavirus Risks, State Officials Plan To Hold March 17 Primaries

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Louisiana became the first state to delay their primary, which was scheduled for April 4. The Wyoming Democratic Party also canceled the “in-person portion of their upcoming vote” on the same date. Yet, despite health risks, state officials in four states intend to proceed

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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaking with attendees at the Clark County Democratic Party's 2020 Kick Off to Caucus Gala at the Tropicana Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gage Skidmore on Flickr.)
21 Feb 2020

New York Times Catches Culinary Workers Union Leadership Discouraging Members From Supporting Sanders

A representative from the Culinary Workers Union discouraged a member, who supports Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, from talking to the press.

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Bernie Sanders at a University Nevada Reno Rally. Photo by Trevor Bexon on Flickr.
13 Feb 2020

The Culinary Workers Union, Medicare For All, and the Latest Cynical Attack On Bernie Sanders

The Culinary Workers Union spread a flyer on 2020 presidential candidates that said Bernie Sanders would “require Medicare For All.”

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A contingent of National Nurses United members at the 2020 Womens March. Photo by Stephen Melkisethian on Flickr.
05 Feb 2020

In Spite Of Industry-Backed Disinformation Around Health Care, Largest Nurses Union Mobilizes Voters For ‘Medicare For All’

National Nurses United organizers focus on personal experiences with the health care system to mobilize voters for Medicare For All in 2020 primary.

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29 Jan 2020

DNC Defends Diverse Group Of Corporate Democrats Appointed To Convention Committees

Faced with a backlash, the Democratic National Committee defended the secretive manner in which dozens of lobbyists, corporate consultants, party insiders, think tank board members, and pro-Israel Democrats were nominated by DNC Chair Tom Perez to committees for the 2020 national convention.

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27 Jan 2020

Democratic Party Elites Rig 2020 Convention Committees Against Sanders

An array of lobbyists, corporate consultants, think tank board members, party operatives, and pro-Israel Democrats were nominated to the 2020 Democratic National Convention committees by Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez.

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Screen shot from CNN's Democratic presidential debate on January 14, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa (Source)
15 Jan 2020

CNN, Clinton Democrats Sow Discord In Democratic Presidential Race

Before, during, and after the last presidential debate before the Iowa Caucuses, CNN and Clinton Democrats sowed discord among Democratic voters by promoting a spurious story against Sanders—that he told Warren a woman could not win the election during a private meeting in December 2018.

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16 Dec 2019

Devastating Defeat For Corbyn Isn’t A Bad Omen For The US Left

*A version of this newsletter written by Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola was sent out on December 14. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s drubbing in the United Kingdom election has many neoliberal politicians and media pundits claiming the outcome is a warning to Democrats, like Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Certainly,

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