The same conservative democrats that say “we can’t afford” free college, or “how will we pay” for universal healthcare always find money for the war profiteers.
A record spending bill overwhelmingly approved by the House on Tuesday authorizes $700 billion for the U.S. military.
“The measure would roll back several key financial regulations, including sections of the Dodd-Frank Act. It does so under the cover of offering consumer protections and coming to the aid of community banks — though the financial institutions that benefit have not-so-obscure names, like American Express, SunTrust, and BB&T.”
An Equifax-inspired reform somehow led to big giveaways for banks. There’s a reason that bipartisanship is fetishized in Washington.
We’ve seen comments on our page about how criticizing establishment Democrats is divisive and counter-intuitive to the Left’s own success. For those I ask, what good does simply electing a Democrat do when that Democrat chooses to act as a Republican? What is more damaging? Attack the establishment for their own misdeeds and demand more of the Democratic Party or continue to turn a blind eye to issues such as this?
The true left is organizing and emerging. It’s time to throw the corporate “left” in the dumpster, town by town, office by office, state by state. ✊🏻
The slash-and-burn Twitter wars on the left did little to stop a popular front from dominating elections.
“The Harvard-Harris poll found that 69 percent of Democratic voters between the ages of 18 and 34 believe the party should embrace the leftward shift pushed by grassroots movements urging Democrats to back Medicare for All, free public college tuition, a $15 minimum wage, and a bevy of other progressive goals.”
The survey suggests Democratic voters want to ditch the current party leadership and embrace the grassroots
Remember when the Democrats rigged the primary for Hillary and she then went on and lost to Trump? We do
“The New York City Board of Elections is admitting it broke state and federal law when it improperly removed voters from the rolls ahead of the presidential primary last spring, including more than 117,000 voters in Brooklyn.”The board announced a tentative settlement in a lawsuit over a massive voter purge ahead of the presidential primary last spring — first reported by WNYC.
Looks like we are the majority. ✊️
The poll also finds that Sen. Bernie Sanders maintains his position as the country’s most popular major politician.