Tag Archives: Democratic Party

Roger Baker :
The emerging split within the U.S.
Democratic Party

The Perez wing, which is not hostile to Bernie Sanders, seems ready to discuss class oppression. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | June 20, 2017 The Hill, which is widely read by Washington politicians and is rather centrist-liberal … finish reading Roger Baker :
The emerging split within the U.S.
Democratic Party

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Ed Felien :
Rethinking our revolution: A proposal for a
rural strategy

Tuition-free education, universal healthcare, and legalized pot are pieces of the puzzle. By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog | January 9, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — What happened? Clinton lost Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. She almost lost Minnesota. Why? When … finish reading Ed Felien :
Rethinking our revolution: A proposal for a
rural strategy

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Marilyn Katz :
Trump won because Democrats have lost touch with the working class

We must go beyond the borders of our cities and beyond the easy coalitions we’ve relied on. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | November 10, 2016 Like all progressives, I take no joy in the rise to power … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
Trump won because Democrats have lost touch with the working class

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Superdelegates and the undemocratic
Democratic Party

It is as though the Democratic Party has declared that the rabble who vote are not to be trusted with the fate of the party. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | Feb. 17, 2016 SAN MARCOS, Texas … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Superdelegates and the undemocratic
Democratic Party

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Steve Russell :
New Hampshire Berning: The Nationalist
and the Socialist

To win the general election against The Donald, Bernie would run a positive hope campaign against a negative fear campaign. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | February 14, 2016 If Vine Deloria, Jr. was correct when he claimed … finish reading Steve Russell :
New Hampshire Berning: The Nationalist
and the Socialist

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Jack A. Smith :
Have Obama and the Democrats actually
become liberals?

Wow, this is like Christmas every day for the next two years! Of course, none of it will happen. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2015 Has the 2015 center-right Democratic Party transmuted literally overnight … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
Have Obama and the Democrats actually
become liberals?

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Harvey Wasserman :
The GOP/corporate coup d’etat is nearly complete

Our electoral apparatus is thoroughly compromised by oceans of dirty money, Jim Crow registration traps, rigged electronic voting, gerrymandering… By Harvey Wasserman | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2014 The GOP/corporate coup d’etat is nearly complete. The Republicans now … finish reading Harvey Wasserman :
The GOP/corporate coup d’etat is nearly complete

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METRO | Steve Russell : Voting for change

I guess my attitude towards elections could be taken as evidence that my purity has been compromised. Maybe the old cat has been belled. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | August 27, 2014 “Would you rather vote for … finish reading METRO | Steve Russell : Voting for change

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David P. Hamilton :
The Democrats’ delusions and a strategy for change

A central goal of the left in the U.S. should be to create an independent electoral base, a voice from which the left can speak directly to the mainstream. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | June 30, … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
The Democrats’ delusions and a strategy for change

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Both Democrats and Republicans have it wrong

Once the Republicans tried to wrest back welfare reform as a political issue from Clinton, it was a race to see who could pander most successfully to the electorate. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | March 19, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Both Democrats and Republicans have it wrong

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Tom Hayden :
Progressive Dems see opening for new politics

Elizabeth Warren and the populists say ‘No way!’ to ‘Third Way.’ Conditions ripe for a new politics: An opening for progressive Democrats The Democratic progressive base is making clear that Hillary Clinton must make an adjustment from her hawkish centrism … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Progressive Dems see opening for new politics

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Progress Texas’ Glenn Smith Talks Wendy Davis, Rick Perry, and More

Democratic political consultant Glenn Smith in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2013. Photo by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Talking politics with Glenn Smith, director of Progress Texas PAC Glenn Smith, who … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Progress Texas’ Glenn Smith Talks Wendy Davis, Rick Perry, and More

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