Fighting Voter Purges Across The South

By Benjamin Barber, Facingsouth.org -

Despite research documenting the serious problems they present for voting rights, aggressive purges of the voting rolls continue to be proposed in advance of the 2020 elections, with some of them [...]

Caliph Closure: ‘He Died Like A Dog’

By Pepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

“He died like a dog.” President Trump could not have scripted a better one-liner as he got ready for his Obama bin Laden close-up in front of the whole world. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, fake caliph, [...]

The Democrats’ Medicare Debate Overlooks The Elder Care Crisis

By Steve Quick, Inequality.org -

Once again, the Democratic primary debate on October 15 devoted considerable time to candidates’ competing proposals for expanding access to Medicare. But once again, the debate failed to address [...]

Survey: People In The US Want A More Progressive Foreign Policy, Including On Israel

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss.net -

During the recent Democratic debate in Ohio, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard asked Senator Elizabeth Warren if she would join her in calling for an end to “the regime change war in Syria.” “So, look, [...]

25 Ways The Canadian Health Care System Is Better Than Obamacare For The 2020 Elections

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

Costly complexity is baked into Obamacare, and although it has improved access to healthcare for some, tens of millions of Americans still cannot afford basic medical care for their family. No [...]

Winding The Doomsday Clock + Charged With Dissent

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

The psychopathic framing of the Democratic debates are a kind of microcosm in which to view how out of touch the US is with reality. For instance, the threat of nuclear genocide is considered a [...]

On Medicare’s 54th Birthday, Another Year Closer To Winning Medicare For All

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare Act. Within a year, and without the aid of computers, the United States provided more than 19 million seniors with health coverage. Before [...]

Medicare For All In The Democratic Party: Corporate Money vs. The People

The US House of Representatives this week showed it is standing with the political consensus in the Democratic Party. Now, a majority of the House Democrats has signed on to the HR 1384, the [...]

Activists Confront 2020 Candidates In Iowa About Drones And War

By Nick Mottern, Truthout.org -

In late July, the MQ-9 Reaper drone, the U.S.’s foremost killer drone, will enter the Iowa presidential primary contest in a cable TV ad that challenges 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to [...]

Which 2020 Democrats Are Taking Money From The Healthcare Industry?

By Karl Evers-Hillstrom and Jessica Piper, Opensecrets.org -

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called on fellow Democratic presidential candidates to reject contributions from the healthcare industry this week, a renewed effort to distinguish himself from a [...]