Majority Of House Democrats Have Signed On To Medicare For All

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

"As the debates continue, I hope that my fellow Democrats will take a good look at our bill and get the facts right," wrote Jayapal. "The Medicare for All movement has overwhelming public [...]

Immigration Rights Demonstrators Sit-In At Biden’s Headquarters

By Adam Hermann, Philly Voice. -

Six participants in a sit-in at Joe Biden's Centre Square campaign headquarters in Center City were arrested Wednesday afternoon, after hours of protests and demands for an apology from the [...]

MoveOn: 2020 Presidential Candidates Should Not Attend AIPAC Conference

By Iram Ali, -

A new survey from MoveOn Political Action asked members if they believe progressive candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination should skip this year’s American Israel Public [...]

The Election Circus Begins

By Chris Hedges, -

It is January 2019. This signals the start of the 2020 election circus. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the first big-name Democrat on stage. But we will soon be deluged with candidates, bizarre antics [...]

Zapatista Indigenous Presidential Candidate’s Vision For Mexico

By Benjamin Dangl, -

By Benjamin Dangl for Toward Freedom - The Zapatistas and National Indigenous Congress (CNI) held an assembly in May in which they chose María de Jesús Patricio Martínez, a Nahua indigenous [...]

Commission On Presidential Debates Breaking Campaign Finance Law?

By Richard Winger, -

By Richard Winger for Ballot Access News - On February 1, U.S. District Court Judge Tanya S. Chutkan issued a 28-page opinion in Level the Playing Field v Federal Election Commission, [...]

DR Congo President Unlikely To Give Up Power

By Maud Jullien, -

By Maud Jullien for BBC - Political opponents and activists say that everything is in place for President Joseph Kabila to extend his stay in power, thus violating the constitution and [...]

Zapatistas And Indigenous Congress Seek To Revolutionize Mexico’s 2018 Election

By Dylan Eldredge Fitzwater, -

By Dylan Eldredge Fitzwater for Truthout - After two decades of declining to engage with electoral politics in Mexico, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) and the National Indigenous [...]

A Women’s Economic Agenda For The Next President

By Elise Gould, -

By Elise Gould for EPI - Progress on closing the gap between men’s and women’s wages in the U.S. economy has been glacially slow in recent decades—and gender wage parity has become a top priority [...]

Zapatistas Enter Mexico’s Presidential Race

By Andrew S. Vargas, -

By Andrew S. Vargas for Remezcla - The Zapatistas are dipping their toes into Mexican electoral politics. Last week, the near-mythical army of indigenous resistance released a communiqué [...]

Pharma Executives Worry Presidential Candidates Demand Reform

By Lee Fang, -

By Lee Fang for The Intercept - Responding to tough talk by presidential candidates about price gouging by drug companies, pharmaceutical executives have told investors that they are working [...]

Super PACs Lead Election Spending As White House Race Nears

By Michael Beckel, -

By Michael Beckel for Aljazeera - The 2016 White House race is on its way to being the most expensive in history. Presidential candidates and the political groups supporting them combined to [...]

Facts Over Fiction, Presidential Obsession & Less Meat

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy - We are OBSESSED with the presidential elections - and by we, I mean corporatized media ergo the American people by a very sick osmosis. There's more to 2016 (and [...]

Democratic Debate: Alan Greenspan’s Spouse Should Not Have Co-Hosted

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, -

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens for Wall Street on Parade - Leave it to NBC to remind us that corporate media is tone deaf when it comes to facing up to outrageous conflicts of interest. The [...]

US Candidates Debate Whether They Are Willing To Commit War Crimes

By Alan Yuhas, -

By Alan Yuhas for The Guardian - Carpet-bombed cities, world war three and internet blockades were among the images conjured up by Republican candidates for president on Tuesday night, as the [...]

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