Tag Archives: Electoral politics

Steve Early :
BOOKS | Nick Licata’s ‘Becoming a Citizen Activist’ a guidebook for progressive politics

Former Seattle City Councilor’s book offers pointers for taking Bernie Sanders’ revolution to the local level. By Steve Early | The Rag Blog | July 25, 2017 Reviewer Steve Early and author Nick Licata will talk about “Rebel Cities in … finish reading Steve Early :
BOOKS | Nick Licata’s ‘Becoming a Citizen Activist’ a guidebook for progressive politics

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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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Carl Davidson :
My two cents on the Democratic debate

This time around, I think Sanders defined the agenda and dominated the discussion. By Carl Davidson | The Rag Blog | January 19, 2016 The three Democratic contenders — Senator Bernie Sanders, Secretary Hillary Clinton and Governor Martin O’Malley — … finish reading Carl Davidson :
My two cents on the Democratic debate

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Bert Garskof :
Listen to Bernie, then take to the streets

Sanders can’t bring about his exciting progressive program without what he calls a revolution. By Bert Garskof | The Rag Blog | January 18, 2016 It seems obvious to me that the programs espoused by Bernie Sanders, if implemented, would … finish reading Bert Garskof :
Listen to Bernie, then take to the streets

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David P. Hamilton :
How Bernie Sanders wins

The key to the Sanders campaign is motivating people to participate in greater numbers and more actively than they have ever done before. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | January 12, 2016   Part A. Winning the … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
How Bernie Sanders wins

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Alice Embree :
Democracy and the frog in the well

If our democracy makes your eyes glaze over, Chile offers a refresher course on the possibility of change. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | October 1, 2015 A frog in the well knows nothing of the great ocean.  … finish reading Alice Embree :
Democracy and the frog in the well

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Michael James :
The beach house, south to Mexico, and a
rainbow victory, 1983

From this tiny spot on the edge of the earth I ventured out into the world, seeking adventures and trying to make Mother Earth a better place. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | May 12, 2015 [In this … finish reading Michael James :
The beach house, south to Mexico, and a
rainbow victory, 1983

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Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | An exclusive interview with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

‘This country is moving very fast toward an oligarchic form of society where a small number of people have incredible wealth and incredible economic power.’ Interview by Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 21, 2015 UPDATE: On Thursday, … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
RAG RADIO PODCAST | An exclusive interview with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

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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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Harry Targ :
On democracy: ‘Can we talk?’

The United States’ political system, we are told repeatedly, is the gold standard for the world. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | October 21, 2014 Through her decades of entertaining on stage and screen, [Joan] Rivers developed numerous … finish reading Harry Targ :
On democracy: ‘Can we talk?’

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Michael James :
A solo run west, ChicagoFest and Maxwell Street, and a taste for electoral politics, 1979

Halsted by Maxwell had a great hot dog stand which I frequented during late night hunger attacks for polish sausages smothered with grilled onions and hot peppers and greasy fries on the side. By Michael James | The Rag Blog … finish reading Michael James :
A solo run west, ChicagoFest and Maxwell Street, and a taste for electoral politics, 1979

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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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