Monday, November 10, 2014
The Democrats Catastrophe: The 2014 Election and Beyond
The 2014 Elections and Beyond
Thoughts on the Nov. 4 Election
Americans Aren't Buying into Democrats' Empty Economic Promises
The Democrats Need a Shot in the Arm
The Democratic Party is Going Nowhere, Can Progressives Take It Over?
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Capitalism Socialism and Sustainability - Democratic Socialists of America
Naomi Klein: "We Can't Dodget this Fight Between Capitalism and Climate Change" In These Times
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate (A Manual for a Movement) In These Times
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Top 3 Things About the 2013 Poverty and Income Data
New data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau show that four years into the economic recovery, there has been some progress in the poverty rate as it fell from 15 percent in 2012 to 14.5 percent in 2013, with gains especially strong for children, whose poverty rates fell by nearly 2 percentage points. There was no statistically significant improvement, however, in the number of Americans living in poverty. The share of families struggling on the economic brink also remains elevated, with aboutone-third of Americans—33.9 percent—just one paycheck, sick child, or broken-down car away from poverty.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
DSA is encouraging Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for President in 2016. Sign the petition and help urge Bernie to Run in 2016 to challenge Hillary Clinton and other corporatist Democrats in the Democratic Party primary.
Run, Bernie, Run! - Democratic Socialists of America
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Friday, March 28, 2014
The National Labor Relations Board has sided with the Memphis Kellogg workers and against Kellogg's illegal lockout of the workers
U.S. Government Charges Kellogg with Serious Violations of Federal Law (BCTGM)
NLRB backs locked out Kellogg's workers » The Commercial Appeal
U.S. Gov't Charges Kellogg with Labor Violations (CH 24 Memphis)
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Even though Hillary Clinton is expected to be the inevitable Democratic nominee for President if (when) she throws her hat in the ring, many progressives and democratic socialists are pushing for Sen. Bernie Sanders, the progressive/left/socialist senator from Vermont to run, either in the Democratic Primary against Hillary Clinton to challenge her from the democratic left, or as an independent. There are good arguments for either path, but it all depends on Bernie Sanders, who seems to interested in running...
Bernie Sanders: ‘I Am Prepared to Run for President of the United States’ | The Nation
Bernie Sanders: I Would Be A Better President than Hillary Clinton
Are Progressives Ready for "Political Revolution" with Bernie? Common Dreams
DSA/Labor Activist Bill Fletcher argues that if Sanders does run, he should run in the Democratic Primary To the Point
Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) has launched it's own petition to urge Sanders to run
Draft Bernie Sanders Petition
And there is a Draft Bernie Facebook group