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Vote Freedom Over Fear. Elect Bernie Sanders.

Bernie Sanders speaks loudly, against fear, to defend freedom in the face of Republicans’ efforts to undermine our Constitution. Take a stand with Sanders. […]

What’s Socialist?

Public schools.

Cooperative extensions.

Community hospitals.


Public roads.

Public transportation.

Social Security.


Public libraries.

Minimum wage.

Overtime pay.

Work safety.

Vaccination programs.

Job training.

Unemployment insurance.

Flood insurance.

The GI Bill.

Insider trading laws.

Earned Income Tax Credit.

Food stamps for kids.

Emergency rooms.

Drug treatment centers.

Rape crisis centers.

Food safety inspectors.


Where did the 2016 Presidential Candidates stand on Campaign Disclosure in the Senate?

For decades now, nearly all federal campaign finance reports have been filed electronically so we can find out as soon as possible who’s been getting funded by whom. I say “nearly all” because there’s a lone holdout: the U.S. Senate. The United States Senate allows its members to file campaign finance reports on paper, which […]

Sanders, Clinton, Norway, Denmark, and Sweden

From the Democratic Presidential Debate, October 13 2015:

Bernie Sanders: I think we should look to countries like Denmark, like Sweden and Norway, and learn from what they have accomplished for their working people.

Hillary Clinton: Well, let me just follow-up on that, Anderson, because when I think about capitalism, I think about all the […]

Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Talking About Racism? (October 2015 Update)

On the discussion of racism, there is a noticeable and persistent difference between Lincoln Chafee, Jim Webb, Martin O’Malley, Lawrence Lessig, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders:

Not all the Democratic presidential candidates are alike. At a time of persistent racial discrimination in the United States of America, this difference between candidates bears notice.


Which Presidential Candidate Will Support Edward Snowden?

During this week’s Democratic presidential debate, when asked about Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who exposed widespread unconstitutional spying against the American people by the National Security Agency, Hillary Clinton resorted to the standard talking points used by Washington D.C. power elites. “He stole very important information that has unfortunately fallen into a lot of the […]

What The Presidential Candidates Are Saying About The Environment

Shadows of future climate troubles are being cast at increasing length, with once-in-a-thousand-year rains in South Carolina, an immense El Nino weather pattern in the Pacific, and news that the ice sheets of Antarctica are likely to catastrophically collapse before the end of the century. No one weather event can be definitively tied in a […]

Does Anyone Really Have Any Idea What The Right Policy In Syria Is?

In Syria, it’s the government versus pro-democracy rebels versus the Islamic State versus the government versus the United States versus Russia versus Iran.

In response to the new involvement of Iranian and Russian soldiers in the Syrian civil war, U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders declared, “We do not want to make a very complex situation […]

Which Democratic Presidential Candidates are Talking About Racism?

… and which Democratic presidential candidates have gotten a free pass from Black Lives Matter?

Your Monday Morning Perk: Cornel West on Bernie Sanders

“We’ve got to straighten our backs up, come together across color, across class, across sexual orientation, across regions. That’s what Bernie Sanders’ campaign is all about.”

You don’t need that cup of coffee this morning. Just have a listen to Cornel West. Whether you agree with him or disagree with him, he’ll wake you up.


Web Comparison: Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton on Racism

Number of unique web pages at the campaign website discussing racism: 16 Number of unique web pages at the campaign website discussing racism: 4

Number of web pages at that make the subject of racism the centerpiece: 3 (link | link | link) Number of web pages at that make the […]