Every four years, left-leaning pundits loyal to Democrats panic over third-party candidates. That moment is upon us.
A cynical man might speculate that, despite claims about not caring about Clinton’s “damn emails,” Sanders believed there was a chance she could be indicted.
Delegates from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign prevented a lobbyist amendment from being added to the Democratic Party platform. It would have suggested Democrats support regulating the revolving door, which allows federal government officials to work for industries they were in charge of regulating and later return to positions in government. At
What stands in the way of meaningfully addressing climate change is not only the fossil fuel industries but neoliberal rationalizations of corporate power.
Social movements, not the work of political parties, are the key to forcing the powerful to make concessions.
Movements now allied with the Sanders campaign—if they choose to remain confined to the Democratic Party—will continue to face damaging results.
Democratic Party leaders effectively ensured no motions were brought to a vote and that Governor Cuomo was anointed the chair through an unfair process.
The People’s Summit largely avoided discussing the US two-party political system and how those who made the Sanders campaign a success should confront it.
There will be differences of opinion among Sanders supporters, however, there are some actions, which the political climate calls for.