2018 elections

Maryland Governor’s Race Brings up Future of Transportation

July 23, 2018

Gubernatorial contenders have different ideas on how to approach the transit crisis in Maryland. Voters challenge candidates to deliver real solutions  

Progressives Make Gains in Primaries, but Long Fight Remains Against Corporate Neoliberals

June 28, 2018

Activist Anoa Changa discusses the struggle of progressives against neoliberal Democrats in the midterm primary elections, from Maryland to Colorado; the striking teachers running for office in Oklahoma; and the spread of voter ID laws that disproportionately target voters of color and the poor

Progressive Challengers Won Big in Races Across The Country and in Maryland Tuesday Night

June 27, 2018

Primary victories for candidates who rebuked the Trump administration’s xenophobic policies—and put the Democratic Party establishment on notice

Maryland Democratic Primary Watch Party and Analysis

June 27, 2018

Maryland 2018 primary elections results and interviews live from Ida B’s Table. Hosted by Khalilah M. Harris.

Midterms Coming: Antinomy Ahead

June 15, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. For centuries, philosophers and logicians have used the word “antinomy” to designate mutually inconsistent conclusions each of which are supported by sound arguments.  Anglophone philosophers nowadays use the term mainly in connection with some deep and thorny issues arising in the philosophy of Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). Shorn of the technical…

California’s ‘Jungle Primary,’ Flooded with Money, Dominated by Establishment Candidates

June 6, 2018

California held one of the most important primaries leading up to the 2018 midterm elections. The unique top-two primary saw record high spending. And while a few progressives made it through, it mostly pits establishment Democrats against Republicans

Why Further Revelations on Trump’s Russian Connections Might Fail to Bring Him Down

March 23, 2017

Investigative journalist James Henry argues that the revelations on Manafort and further inquiry into Trump’s ties to oligarchs are unlikely to produce a ‘silver bullet’ against the administration – and says there’s no substitute for grassroots organizing in preparation for the 2018 elections