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Democrats Should Finally Put Superdelegates Behind Them

August 19, 2018

By Norman Solomon / Huffington Post. The schedulers for this coming week’s Democratic National Committee meeting either have a sly sense of irony or a touch of historical amnesia. Why else would they set the DNC’s most important vote in many years for Chicago on the day before the 50th anniversary of the start of…

What Joe Crowley’s Defeat Has to Do With Democratic Party ‘Superdelegates’

June 29, 2018

By Norman Solomon / TruthDig. Conventional wisdom said that powerful Congressman Joseph Crowley couldn’t be beat. But his 20-year career in the House of Representatives will end in early January, with the socialist organizer who beat him in the Democratic primary in the deep-blue district poised to become Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The defeat of Crowley…

The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us

The Ghosts of ‘New Democrats’ Are Haunting Us

May 1, 2018

Norman Solomon / TruthDig. Twenty-five years ago, the so-called New Democrats were triumphant. Today, their political heirs are eager to prevent the Democratic Party from living up to its name. At stake is whether democracy will have a chance to function. A fundamental battle for democracy is in progress—a conflict over whether to reduce the…

Donna Brazile Sheds Further Light on the Arrogance That Brought Down Clinton Campaign

November 7, 2017

Former DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile sheds new light on the shortfalls and poor judgment exercised by the Hillary Clinton campaign in the 2016 election

Donna Brazile’s Boost for a Democratic Party Overhaul

November 3, 2017

As Donna Brazile outs the Clinton campaign and DNC for rigging the 2016 primary, a group of progressive Democrats detail how their party eroded and how it can be revitalized

Is the DNC Unfairly Targeting the Sanders Campaign?

December 18, 2015

Journalist Doug Henwood says Sanders’ campaign has the right to be suspicious of the Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, considering her close allegiance to the Clintons