Composite image. Bernie Sanders photo by Shelly Prevost. FBI logo via Wikipedia.
13 Jul 2016

Was Bernie Sanders Just Waiting On The FBI?

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.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at campaign rally in March. (Photo by Gage Skidmore)
09 Jul 2016

Clinton Democrats Defeat Effort To Address Government Revolving Door In Platform

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

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Dr. Cornel West expresses frustration with "neoliberal rationalizations of corporate power" at a meeting of the Democratic National Convention.
29 Jun 2016

The Democratic Party’s Neoliberal Rationalizations Of Corporate Power Endanger The Planet

What stands in the way of meaningfully addressing climate change is not only the fossil fuel industries but neoliberal rationalizations of corporate power.

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Clinton campaign operative David Brock has close ties to partisan outlets, Blue Nation Review and Think Progress.
27 Jun 2016

Partisan Media Is Worthless

Social movements, not the work of political parties, are the key to forcing the powerful to make concessions.

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Photo by wumpiewoo on Flickr
25 Jun 2016

The Democratic Party Can Never Be Vehicle For Administering Change

Movements now allied with the Sanders campaign—if they choose to remain confined to the Democratic Party—will continue to face damaging results.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Photo by Diana Robinson on Flickr.
22 Jun 2016

New York Democrats Anoint Cuomo As Chair As Clinton Delegate Strikes Sanders Delegate With Cane

Democratic Party leaders effectively ensured no motions were brought to a vote and that Governor Cuomo was anointed the chair through an unfair process.

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The People's Summit. Photo by Kevin Gosztola.
22 Jun 2016

People’s Summit Missed Opportunity To Match Strong Movement Politics With Bold Electoral Politics

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.

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Bernie Sanders rally. Photo by JimsFlickr on Flickr
09 Jun 2016

The ‘Political Revolution’ Has Opportunity To Wield Power—With Or Without Sanders

There will be differences of opinion among Sanders supporters, however, there are some actions, which the political climate calls for.

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Laurie Dobson, a candidate for state representative in Maine and a delegate for Sanders from York County.
09 Jun 2016

Sanders Delegates Recount Struggles With Democratic Party In Maine

The party “didn’t want to change their policies to accommodate an upstart that was doing better than he should have.”

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Screen shot from Bernie Sanders' rally in Santa Monica, California, on June 7.
08 Jun 2016

Sanders Encourages Struggle Against Establishment Politics To Continue

“The struggle continues,” Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders declared in a speech, which capped off his statewide campaign in California. He described the struggle broadly as one for social, economic, racial, and environmental justice. Sanders also noted he has overwhelmingly won young people in the majority of the United States.

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