The great tragedy of the moment is not rooted in the Republican Party’s self-cannibalization It’s in a Democratic Party that "successfully" suffocated responsible answers to the crises consuming our world The great tragedy of the moment is not rooted in the Republican Party’s self-cannibalization.
What will happen when technology replaces people in the service, manufacturing and professional industries of an already struggling economy? Media scholar Robert McChesney and journalist John Nichols delve into the topic in their new book.
"We need to build a movement because the rise of these protofacist forces embodied in figures like Trump, is not only built on legitimate rage, despair, a sense of betrayal, but by a bankrupt liberalism."
One of the nation’s most prominent progressive networks will mobilize 73,000 members across the early caucus and primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire in an effort to put the senator on the Democratic Party’s presidential ballot.
The former Clinton labor secretary, “one of the most respected independent progressive figures within the Democratic orbit,” is circulating a petition calling for the Democratic National Committee, led by Debbie Wasserman Schultz (pictured), to schedule additional Democratic debates—and during times of the week when Americans are likely to watch.
Describing newly elected House Speaker Paul Ryan as a "masterful performer," Nichols says, "The bottom line on Paul Ryan is that no matter what, he will end up carrying the water for Wall Street and for multinational corporations. That is his great passion."
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The recent Truthdigger of the Week and independent senator from Vermont informally told Nation magazine reporter John Nichols that he is "prepared to run for president of the United States."
Reporters John Nichols and Robert McChesney spoke with Bill Moyers about the dangers of “money and [the] media election complex.”