DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on "With All Due Respect." Photo from screenshot.
03 May 2016

DNC Chairwoman Alienates Independents With Defense Of Closed Primaries

It does not help Clinton that the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee defends a closed primary system that disenfranchises voters.

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Mike VanElzakker, a 42 year-old neuroscientist, tells Shadowproof why he will likely vote for Green Party candidate Jill Stein if Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Party Nominee.
14 Apr 2016

Voters Share Perspectives On Rejecting Two-Party System In 2016 Election

Shadowproof interviewed a number of Americans who are refusing to vote for Hillary Clinton, come what may.

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, USAID Administrator Raj Shah and Deputy Commander SOUTHCOM General P.K. Keen meet with President Rene Preval in a tent at the Prince-au-Port airport, Haiti, Jan. 16, 2010. Photo by USAID on Flickr.
07 Apr 2016

The Global Consequences Of Hillary Clinton’s Predatory Pragmatism

The “pragmatic” policies advocated by politicians have consequences. There is an aftermath, and in the case of Clinton, it usually is a bloody one.

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Bernie Sanders in the South Bronx, March 31st 2016. Photo by Michael Vadon on Flickr.
05 Apr 2016

Democratic Party Myth That Nader Gave Us Iraq War Haunts 2016 Election

Ralph Nader’s candidacy is used to stifle discussion about how to democratize elections and supporting alternatives to the establishment’s chosen candidate.

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Tim Robbins introduces Bernie Sanders at rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin (Screen shot of Bernie Sanders 2016 video)
04 Apr 2016

At Sanders Rally in Wisconsin, Tim Robbins Delivers Fiery Speech Against Political Pragmatism

By now, you may have read about actor Tim Robbins’ introduction of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Wisconsin. The headlines suggest Robbins insulted supporters of Hillary Clinton and called them “sheep” and that he erased black voters in South Carolina in his criticism of how the Democratic Party establishment saw her victory

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Logo for the Democratic National Committee and crop of photo of Wall Street sign in New York City (right: courtesy terrapin_flyer on Flickr)
02 Mar 2016

Democratic Party Reverses 2008 Restrictions On Lobbying And Corporate Influence

The Democratic National Committee announced it will be reversing restrictions introduced in 2008 that banned donations from federal lobbyists and PAC’s.

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File: The 2010 Democratic National Committee logo projected on a screen near a podium with the American flag behind it. (Flickr / Nostri-Imago)
01 Mar 2016

A Manifesto Of Principles For Covering The 2016 Election

Random thoughts and musings on the Democratic race, as well as the entire 2016 Election and U.S. media coverage: —Tribalism has no place in what we do here. We do not care about what candidate you support in the presidential election. What we care about is the policies and positions, which

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Bernie Sanders (Creative Commons Photo by Benjamin Kerensa)
20 Feb 2016

Bernie Sanders Is Rarely Disloyal to Democrats

On a few recent occasions, Senator Sanders has been instrumental in securing important political victories for the White House at the public’s expense.

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Bernie Sanders (Flickr Photo by Brookings Institution)
05 Feb 2016

The Absurd Identity Politics of Establishment Pundits Critiquing Bernie Sanders

There’s something wrong with pundits increasingly relying on narrow concepts of feminism to pick apart Bernie Sanders’ campaign.

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Bernie Sanders (Creative Commons Photo by Benjamin Kerensa)
20 Jan 2016

Liberals No Longer Amused by Bernie Sanders’ Presidential Campaign

The objective of the week for liberals appears to be to make clear Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is some kind of pariah.

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