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Carl Davidson and Bill Fletcher Jr. :
POLITICS | A left strategy for the 2020 elections and beyond

Election campaigns are not a bothersome sideshow, but are at the center of our work. By Carl Davidson and Bill Fletcher Jr. | The Rag Blog via Truthout | April 25, 2019 As the 2020 presidential campaigns begin in 2019, … finish reading Carl Davidson and Bill Fletcher Jr. :
POLITICS | A left strategy for the 2020 elections and beyond

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Tom Hayden :
Message to the president

Now is the time to fight for a legacy you can be proud of, and to lay down a path to victory for your coalition in 2016. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | November 6, 2014 The Congressional … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Message to the president

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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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Bill Fletcher, Jr. : ‘Flip the Script’: Jobs over Deficits

Image from The Fiscal Times.The Republican lock on Congressmeans a strategy for the cities If we are to fight it out on the economy, this will not happen in the Republican Congressional Districts. It is a fight that we will … finish reading Bill Fletcher, Jr. : ‘Flip the Script’: Jobs over Deficits

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Stormy Weather Ahead? : Dems Need a New Playbook

President Obama had a rainy Memorial Day. Meanwhile, the Dems are hoping for a change in the weather. Photo by Charles Rex Arbogast / AP. Peeking through the clouds:What’s ahead for the Dems? By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog … finish reading Stormy Weather Ahead? : Dems Need a New Playbook

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Republican Jujitsu : Protecting Wall Street from the People

Cartoon by L.M. Glackens, 1911 / Puck / Library of Congress.Republican Jujitsu:Protecting Wall StreetFrom accountability and reform By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / April 21, 2010 We are reading about two firms that sold securities to the unsuspecting … finish reading Republican Jujitsu : Protecting Wall Street from the People

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Karl Rove’s Revolution : Senator Brown and the Myth of the Middle

Republican strategist Karl Rove. Photo by Doug Mills / NYT.The Rovian Revolution:Why the Dems must learn from Massachusetts By David P. Hamilton / The Rag Blog / January 22, 2010 Over the last 40 years, voter turnout has been steadily … finish reading Karl Rove’s Revolution : Senator Brown and the Myth of the Middle

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Republican Attack Machine : Controlling the Spin

Republican assault on the truth:A winning strategy for an off-year election The Democrats appear to be clueless in the face of a relentless propaganda campaign that relies upon what were once psychological tools to be used against enemy populations. By … finish reading Republican Attack Machine : Controlling the Spin

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Frank Rich : Last Call for Change We Can Believe In

Drawing by Barry Blitt / NYT.‘It’s time for Barack Obama to dispatch Change We Can Believe In to a dignified death’By Frank Rich / August 24, 2008 AS the real campaign at last begins in Denver this week, this much … finish reading Frank Rich : Last Call for Change We Can Believe In

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Michael Moore : How to Blow it

It’s the most winnable presidential election in American history – but the Democrats are old hands at losing. Michael Moore offers some helpful hints on how they might gift it all to the Republicans.By Michael Moore / August 9, 2008 … finish reading Michael Moore : How to Blow it

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Arianna Huffington : John McCain, Paris Hilton, and the Politics of Nothing

Illustration by André Carrilho / New Yorker.‘it’s not exactly a surprise that the Republican election machine would resort to trying to make the entire election into an issueless sideshow’By Arianna Huffington / August 6, 2008 With just ninety days left … finish reading Arianna Huffington : John McCain, Paris Hilton, and the Politics of Nothing

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Arianna Huffington : Watch Out For Right Turn

The supposed innovation of Karl Rove was to have George Bush concentrate on activating his base rather than playing to the center during his presidential campaigns. That strategy won the last two elections even with a moron heading the ticket. … finish reading Arianna Huffington : Watch Out For Right Turn

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