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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…

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

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

Young Voters Turn to Socialism as Solution

November 20, 2017

Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant discusses the surge of Democratic Socialists of America, reforming the Democratic Party, opposing Trump, and fighting corporate power at the local level

Autopsy: An Analysis of What Went Wrong with the Democratic Party in 2016

November 17, 2017

Norman Solomon, one of the co-authors of the “Autopsy” report, discusses where the Democratic Party went wrong and what it needs to do to win a progressive majority

Q & A on the Struggle in the Democratic Party with Norman Solomon

November 16, 2017

Part 2 of the discussion between Paul Jay and Norman Solomon, the author of the report “Autopsy: The Democratic Party in Crisis”

Draft Bernie Launches Next Phase For A New Party

November 12, 2017

Interview with Draft Bernie Founder Nick Brana on his organization’s new efforts toward building a viable third party through a coalition of progressive groups and organizations

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

It’s Time for Democrats to Talk About Class

November 5, 2017

As Donna Brazile blows the whistle on the DNC, a new “autopsy” on the Democratic Party’s failures urges it to choose Main Street over Wall Street. We speak to Karen Bernal, chair of the California Democratic Party’s Progressive Caucus