Saying he was put into office by blue-collar voters serves the interests of top Democrats, Republicans, the dominant media and the big-business elite.
If the media treated “disaffected voters like the overwhelming majority they are," the journalist writes about the recent election gains made by the U.K.’s Labour Party leader (pictured), "we might at least stop face-planting on our election predictions."
Progressives need to sharpen their understanding of why blue-collar Americans voted a billionaire into the White House and find a way to connect with them.
Many of the super wealthy move further to the political right, care less about the feelings and needs of others, and become anti-social, less generous with their money and less willing to support the economic needs of all members of society.
When the presidential candidates vowed in their second debate to eliminate the “carried-interest” loophole, they left out some important context.
Despite the heavy media coverage of the tax-havens disclosure, few Western elites have been named at this point.
The massive release of documents is a wonderful thing, but do not expect a genuine exposé of capitalism. The dirty secrets of some corporations will remain unpublished.
Across the United States, tampons and other feminine hygiene products are being taxed as luxury items, an entirely appropriate idea when you consider what a luxury having your period is.
Comedian David dedicated a long bit on "Saturday Night Live" to a mashup of his character on his HBO show "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. And that's not all that happened.