DNC

DNC Reverses Ban on Accepting Fossil Fuel Industry Money

August 16, 2018

DNC Chair Tom Perez reversed an agreement to ban accepting money from the fossil fuel industry that created a firestorm of protests, we speak with Janet Redman, climate change director at Greenpeace

Democratic Party Elites Feel the Grassroots Heat

July 7, 2018

A proposal to curb superdelegates and the primary win of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are putting Democratic Party elites on edge, says Norman Solomon

With Superdelegate Reform, is the Democratic Party Now Democratic?

July 3, 2018

New Democratic Party rules scale back the influence of superdelegates in choosing the presidential nominee. But DNC Unity vice-chair Larry Cohen of Our Revolution says the party still has a long way to go towards real reform

Does the DNC Want to Stop the Next Bernie?

June 13, 2018

A proposed rule change might not stop Bernie Sanders from seeking the Democratic nomination in 2020, but it could be used to exclude future independents like him, says attorney and activist Anoa Changa

November’s “Revolution” Will Not Be Televised

May 23, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Photo by Steve Bott | CC BY 2.0 If, as is widely predicted, Democrats trounce Republicans in the 2018 mid-term elections, the political scene in the United States could become a tad less awful. That is the good news. The bad news isn’t news at all; it is that Democrats…

Democratic Establishment Tries To Keep Progressives Off Congressional Ballots

January 30, 2018

Several congressional candidates are facing expensive lawsuits from the Democratic establishment, who are challenging their ballot petitions

Will DNC Rules Committee Widen Clinton-Sanders Rift?

January 25, 2018

Reforms agreed upon by the DNC Unity Reform Commission are being contested and debated by Clinton supporters

Can Progressives Turn Iowa Blue?

January 3, 2018

National progressive organizations are backing candidates in the state as the Democratic Party tries to recover its losses in Iowa up and down the ballot.

A Trans Woman and Indian-American Vie to Replace Disgraced Republican in Congress

December 18, 2017

Republican Congressman Trent Franks’ resignation provides an opportunity for Democrats to make a formidable challenge in special election race

2020 and the Fight Within the Democratic Party

November 28, 2017

Nina Turner talks with Paul Jay about the struggle within the Democratic Party in the lead-up to the 2020 elections