Archive for October, 2015

What Hillary Wants Us to Know

Posted on October 24, 2015 by

Hillary Clinton wants us to know that she won’t make the same mistake as Barack Obama, who insisted on talking about cooperation and conciliation with Republicans while they did all they could to insult, disparage and destroy him. As they see it, that behavior paid off. They took back Congress and have the majority of [...]

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Bernie and Guns

Posted on October 15, 2015 by

Sanders’ mixed record on gun control is about more than representing a rural state with hunters. In talking to Vermonters, he’d always explain how right wingers use guns to scare working-class voters, dividing us and diverting attention from corporate abuse and exploitation. Determined to deprive opponents of a potent wedge issue, Sanders could then focus [...]

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Bernie’s Organizers / Hillary’s Operatives

Posted on October 3, 2015 by

The left wing of the democratic party knows that corporate power must be challenged forcefully and directly. Many of Bernie’s activists have decades of experience fighting capital and financial elites. Everyone in the American Labor Movement knows that if your plan is to appeal to employer benevolence, you’ll be crushed. Bernie’s union supporters have firsthand [...]

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