Archive for ‘Bernie’

October 21, 2017

Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty

Opinion: The company had one job, and it failed. It deserves to be dissolved.

Source: Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty

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September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

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December 11, 2016

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the privileged and powerful.

Source: Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

December 3, 2016

20 Ways to Take a Bigger, Louder Stand in the Post-Election World by Nina M. Flores — YES! Magazine

Many of us are rekindling our activist spirit knowing that the next four years will require everyone to act.

Source: 20 Ways to Take a Bigger, Louder Stand in the Post-Election World by Nina M. Flores — YES! Magazine

January 17, 2016

The Oligarchy is Using Our Lizard Brain to Enable a Silent Coup | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Once again, the fear machine is going into full force as the Presidential primary campaign heats up.  If there’s one thing the politicians in general and Republicans in particular don’t want, it’s people going to the polls with their wits about them. They need people to think and vote with their limbic lizard brains, not their prefrontal cortex.

Source: The Oligarchy is Using Our Lizard Brain to Enable a Silent Coup | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

January 8, 2016

Bernie Sander’s Plan to Tame Wall Street Riles Team Clinton | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Millions of Americans saw “The Big Short” over the holidays. The blockbuster movie, based on the book by Michael Lewis, is a primer on how the crookedness and fraud rampant in the U.S. financial system brought down the global economy in 2008.

Source: Bernie Sander’s Plan to Tame Wall Street Riles Team Clinton | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

December 28, 2015

At Capital One, Easy Credit and Abundant Lawsuits – ProPublica

A ProPublica analysis of state court filings reveals that Capital One sues its customers far more than any other bank.

Source: At Capital One, Easy Credit and Abundant Lawsuits – ProPublica

December 27, 2015

When the Berlin Wall Fell, Bernie Sanders Didn’t Respond Like Other Politicians

Instead of heralding “the end of history,” Sanders called on Americans to take the revolutions of 1989 as a model.

Source: When the Berlin Wall Fell, Bernie Sanders Didn’t Respond Like Other Politicians

December 27, 2015

Who’s Spoiling Now? Polling Indicates That Democrats Underrate Sanders’ Electability at Their Peril | Rob Hager

Last week the highly trusted Quinnipiac University National Poll (“Q-Poll”) delivered both bad news and good news for Bernie Sanders. The unpromising lead is: Sanders polls 30% behind Clinton, among Democrats.

Source: Who’s Spoiling Now? Polling Indicates That Democrats Underrate Sanders’ Electability at Their Peril | Rob Hager