presidential

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for President

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for President

March 21, 2019

By Norman Solomon To understand Beto O’Rourke as a candidate, it’s vital to go beneath the surface of his political backstory. News watchers are already well aware of the former Texas congressman’s good looks, charisma, youthful energy and fundraising prowess. But most remain unaware of an inconvenient truth that could undermine the O’Rourke campaign among…

What the Bernie Sanders 2020 Campaign Means for Progressives

What the Bernie Sanders 2020 Campaign Means for Progressives

February 20, 2019

By Norman Solomon Presidential candidate Kamala Harris began this week in the nation’s first primary state by proclaiming what she isn’t. “The people of New Hampshire will tell me what’s required to compete in New Hampshire,” she said, “but I will tell you I am not a democratic socialist.” Harris continued: “I believe that what voters do…

Bernie 2020 Campaign Has Corporate Democrats Running Scared

February 12, 2019

By Norman Solomon With a launch of the Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign on the near horizon, efforts to block his trajectory to the Democratic presidential nomination are intensifying. The lines of attack are already aggressive — and often contradictory. One media meme says that Bernie has made so much headway in moving the Democratic Party…

Clinton Reaffirms Commitment to No-Fly Zone in Syria

October 20, 2016

In final presidential debate, host Chris Wallace challenged Clinton by saying a no-fly zone would lead to confrontation with Russia in Syria. Not a single word was said about climate change.

Honduras

November 26, 2013
Left leaning opposition Libre Party decries electoral fraud, refuses to recognize official results indicating win for ruling right wing National Party