Hillary Clinton responds to Bernie Sanders question about her Wall Street donors during the Democratic debate on Saturday. (Screenshot)
16 Nov 2015

Hillary Clinton Defends Wall Street Patronage With 9/11, McFeminism

If you thought it was inappropriate of Hillary Clinton to invoke 9/11 to respond to allegations of campaign finance corruption, you’re not alone.

2016 Democratic Candidates - Caricatures (donkeyhotey on Flickr)
14 Oct 2015

Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate Snowden, Ignore Whistleblower Protection Issues

Only one Democratic candidate, Lincoln Chafee, opposed jailing NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden if he were to return to the United states.

Screen Shot of 2016 Democratic Presidential Debate
14 Oct 2015

Virtues Of Capitalism Become Issue At 2016 Democratic Debate

While much of the corporate media obsesses over who “won” last night’s 2016 Democratic presidential debate, few are recognizing a much more noteworthy aspect of yesterday’s proceedings. For the first time in a long time, Americans witnessed a substantive discussion on the virtues of capitalism in a mainstream party debate.

A comedian dressed as Bernie Sanders holds a delivery box of pizza. (After Dark with Julian Clark)
05 Oct 2015

Bernie Sanders On Pizza Inequality (VIDEO)

We know how Bernie Sanders stands on inequality, corporate money in politics, and Too Big To Fail banks. but what about equal pizza distribution?

Bernie Sanders smiles as he stands at a podium during a rally in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 26, 2015. (Wikimedia Commons / Nick Solari)
01 Oct 2015

Bernie Sanders & Jill Stein’s College Plans Treat Education As A Human Right

Though Clinton promises to make college affordable, both Stein and Sanders rolled out bold plans to slash student debt and make education accessible to all.

Protesters gather outside of GEO Group's immigration detention center in Aurora, Colorado (Justin Valas on Flickr)
24 Sep 2015

Grijalva Rails Against Contracts Permitted In His Own Prison Reform Bill

Progressive Arizona congressman Raúl Grijalva expressed dismay that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) signed an $11 million contract with GEO Care because its parent company, GEO Group, profits off detaining women and children in horrific conditions. Yet, remarkably, Grijalva is the sponsor of a bill, which contains specific exemptions allowing companies

Bernie Sanders at Drake University in February (Photo by John Pemble)
21 Sep 2015

Bernie Sanders’ Private Prison Reform Bill Would Leave Opportunities For Industry To Grow

Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), has introduced legislation to abolish aspects of the prison industrial-complex. However, despite being touted as a private prison abolition bill, it would still leave some areas of corrections open to contractors. On September 17, Sanders joined Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Keith Ellison (D-Minn.)

Black Lives Matter activists take stage / Screen shot from video by Soaring Moments
09 Aug 2015

Podcast: Bernie Sanders, Black Lives Matter & Problem of Identity Politics

  Two Black Lives Matter activists interrupted a Saturday afternoon rally in Seattle, where Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate, was scheduled to speak. It was a rally held to celebrate the anniversary of Social Security and the need to expand social welfare programs. The activists took the stage and