Debate Commission Loses One-Third Of Board Members

By Staff of IVN - The Commission on Presidential Debates, or CPD, has been under fire for its policies for several years now. For the past 24 years, the CPD has excluded anyone but the Republican [...]

Newsletter – On 9/11, Facing The Truth

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Centers in New York where 3,000 people died. The immediate responses to the attack were [...]

The US Needs Debates That Expand Political Dialogue: Open Debates

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By Janine Jackson for FAIR - After weeks of watching media rehash Clinton and Trump campaign talking points of the day, Americans can be forgiven for wanting to see some ideas injected into [...]

New Campaign Tells Trump: Follow Reagan-Demand Open Debates

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By Kevin Zeese for Campaign for Open Debates. The Campaign for Open Debates announced that it will be seeking open, inclusive debates and declared the so-called “Commission” on Presidential [...]

Newsletter: #NoHoneymoon, A Presidency Of Protest

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The task of the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice is much bigger than the presidential election. Our job is to [...]

Act Now To Open The Debates!

By Jeff Cohen for Common Dreams. Debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will not do much to enlighten the political discourse in the United States. The US public deserves more and 2016 [...]

Flowers Excluded From Debate Disrupts For Democracy

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By Green Party Watch. Maryland Green Party U.S. Senate candidate Margaret Flowers was forcibly prevented from participating in a candidate forum sponsored by the Baltimore Jewish Council and [...]

Newsletter – Democracy, Not Corporatocracy

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese forPopular Resistance. What does a corporatocracy look like? Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, says, “the sovereign state is obsolete.” [...]

Ralph Nader: The Devastating Cost Of Monetized Elections

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Ralph Nader for the Nader Page. Corporatized and commercialized elections reach a point where they stand outside and erode our democracy. Every four years the presidential and Congressional [...]