“The aim is to create a genuinely populist Democratic party, which neutralises Trump’s brutal demagoguery and speaks to people across the political spectrum who have been alienated by the corruption and drift of mainstream politics.”
The little-known history of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory hints at the coming transformation, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot
It’s almost as if voters prefer people who stand up for the working class or something…
Four Pennsylvania state House candidates backed by the Democratic Socialists of America won their Democratic primaries Tuesday: Summer Lee, a lawyer and labor organizer; Elizabeth Fiedler, a former public radio reporter; Sara Innamorato, the founder of a women’s advocacy group; and Kristin Seale, …
Most corrupt president in our history
“A South Korean defense company poised to win part of a multibillion-dollar Pentagon contract paid $150,000 to a firm set up by President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.”
The Korean defense company partnered with Lockheed Martin to build the T-50A trainer jet in hopes of securing a U.S. Air Force contract.
Ray Moore will win the senate seat in Alabama and legions of democrats will scream in bewilderment. The democrats have chosen to run the same exact campaign for Doug Jones as they did for Jon Osoff and Clinton.
Talking about how bad your opponent is DOES NOT WORK!!! How many elections must be lost before people realize this? I guess it’s easier to talk badly about a pedophile than stand up to the powerful monopolists, Wall Street criminals, and war profiteers – how brave to take a firm stance against pedophilia.
The Democrats will never win outside of the elite centers until they return to the populist tradition they once championed. Higher wages, shorter work days, industrial protection, anti trust, anti monopoly, pro labor, pro worker, paid leave time, pro consumer, anti corruption. This is what people want.
Maybe the Dems should run on this instead of ushering in fascism in this country.
Every election cycle a new batch or right wing zealots appear that make the old ones look good by comparison. Meanwhile Democrats continue to creep right as sane republicans jump ship and party bosses claim to represent the nonexistent “center”. People want change! If Democrats or those on the left won’t provide it, the batshit crazy rightwing reactionaries will surely fill the void….
The insurgent’s victory in Alabama is likely to fuel other primary challenges in a year that was supposed to be kind to the GOP.
Working Families Party getting it done! ✊???
“Organizations like the Working Families Party are building a roadmap to a multi-party future, a new political environment in which dozens or even hundreds of distinct local parties could operate successfully beneath the umbrella of the Big Two, or in some places outside them altogether.”
By constructing an organization in a specific geography, with a focus on small-volume local elections, a third party can very quickly become a local second-party.
Solidarity always wins! ✊?
“The contract guarantees that Clare Rose will continue contributions to the workers’ pension plan, reversing the company’s withdrawal from the pension that precipitated the strike. It also maintains wages that are well above industry standards and Clare Rose’s April offer. The agreement ends the strike after 82 days in which none of the 130 union members crossed the picket line. Members will vote to ratify the agreement Saturday.”
Teamsters reach tentative contract agreement with Clare Rose that preserves pension The 82-day strike had severely impacted Anheuser-Busch and Heineken distribution on Long Island Teamsters Local 812 and Clare Rose, Read More >>