Democrats

Democrats Ahead: Progressives Beware

Democrats Ahead: Progressives Beware

October 19, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Any minimally plausible Democrat, perhaps even one as hapless as Joe Biden, would have easily trounced Donald Trump in 2016.  Hillary Clinton had to outdo herself to lose. It is almost an article of faith in progressive circles that had Bernie Sanders been the nominee, as he might have been…

TV Ads Are Flooding the Airwaves in Maryland Governor’s Race

TV Ads Are Flooding the Airwaves in Maryland Governor’s Race

October 10, 2018

With less than a month before election day, we talk to Marc Steiner about what impact millions in TV ad spending could have on the Governor’s race

Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone

Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone

October 8, 2018

Why did Democrats not push the fight to the America against Kavanaugh’s appointment? What do we face in the future? What should be our response? Current Affairs politics editor Briahna Joy Gray makes some suggestions

Could Obama's Endorsement Help Ben Jealous Defeat Larry Hogan?

Could Obama’s Endorsement Help Ben Jealous Defeat Larry Hogan?

October 1, 2018

Marc Steiner weighs in on the Maryland Governor’s race, where a popular Republican incumbent has a double digit lead over the Sanders-inspired Democrat

Accountable Capitalism or Democratic Socialism?

Accountable Capitalism or Democratic Socialism?

September 25, 2018

By Stephen Maher / Jacobin Mag. Elizabeth Warren’s “Accountable Capitalism Act” promises the most radical shift in economic power since the New Deal. It contains four essential components, including campaign finance regulations, an attempt to limit corporate “short-termism” that has supposedly accompanied the rise of finance, and a requirement that corporations serve the “public benefit” rather than…

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 21, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 21, 2018

September 25, 2018

Khalilah Harris, Eze Jackson, and social activist Kwame Rose sit down to talk about sexual abuse on college campuses, campaign financing, the Maryland Gubernatorial race, and more

Debate Recap: 2018 Maryland Governor’s Race

Debate Recap: 2018 Maryland Governor’s Race

September 25, 2018

Incumbent Republican Larry Hogan and Sanders-backed Democrat Ben Jealous square off in the only debate in the race for Maryland Governor

Ben Jealous: Build Maryland's Economy From The Bottom Up

Ben Jealous: Build Maryland’s Economy From The Bottom Up

September 14, 2018

As a new report finds 1/3 of Maryland residents face financial hardships, the underdog Democratic candidate for governor says he’ll fight corporations to help working people

Jackson Rising: An Interview with Kali Akuno (1/2)

Jackson Rising: An Interview with Kali Akuno (1/2)

September 10, 2018

We sat down with Kali Akuno, director of Cooperation Jackson, at the Fearless Cities conference to discuss the challenges of movement building in Jackson, Mississippi

Does Hogan’s Schools Rhetoric Match his Track Record?

September 5, 2018

Some Democrats say Larry Hogan is taking credit for their educational accomplishments, but will either candidate’s policy be transformational for public schools?