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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

Sanders Picks Up Delegates But Faces Uphill Battle

March 24, 2016

Sanders picked up 16 more delegates than Clinton on Tuesday night, but faces an uphill battle to the nomination, says RootsAction.org Co-Founder Norman Solomon.

Ownership of WaPo by CIA Contractor Puts U.S. Journalism in Dangerous Terrain

January 14, 2014

Norman Solomon: There is a major conflict of interest in the ownership of The Washington Post by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who holds a $600 million contract with the CIA

Reality Asserts Itself - David Swanson

December 17, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, David Swanson says that nonviolent campaigns have been more successful than campaigns of violence

What should Progressives Do Next?

February 11, 2013
Norman Solomon on developing an independent Progressive movement and influencing the Democratic Party

Obama: Rhetoric or New Direction?

January 31, 2013
Jeff Cohen: Illusions about Obama and the myth of the need for bipartisanship are reasons why progressives and liberals must have a vigorous debate – there really is no choir

First Presidential Debate 2012

October 4, 2012
Jeff Cohen: The way to defeat Romney is to say he’s an agent of the 1 percent. The problem is that Obama’s policies for years have really helped the top 1 percent and have not been that great for middle-class Americans