U.S. Politics

Cornel West: Elites Underestimate the Power of the People

February 18, 2020

Scholar and activist Dr. Cornel West says Bernie Sanders will take on corporate power and implement a just foreign policy, and that former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a “neoliberal gangster.”

Nikhil Goyal: Sanders Will Expose Trump’s Lies and Betrayal of the Working Class

February 17, 2020

“Trump wants to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and Sanders wants to expand Social Security and guarantee Medicare for All. Trump wants to send your kids off to endless wars, Sanders wants to send them to college,” says author and activist Nikhil Goyal.

Neoliberalism, Nike, and the Need to Organize a Movement

February 17, 2020

What do resistance to Obama’s presidential library project in Southside Chicago, Nike’s $5 million donation to it, and the giant shoe company’s relationship with Kaepernick’s activism have in common?

Sanders Campaign Co-Chair: New Hampshire Win Shows Bernie Beats Trump

February 17, 2020

Rep. Ro Khanna says Bernie Sanders is building a multi-racial coalition that will win the nomination and beat Donald Trump.

Senate Passes Iran War Powers Resolution, Upsetting Trump

February 14, 2020

In yet another rebuke to Trump, the Senate passed a binding resolution to prevent Trump from going to war with Iran. Even though Trump will veto it, after it passes the House, it shows growing disagreement with his foreign policy

Bloomberg’s Stop and Frisk Past Comes Back to Haunt Him

February 14, 2020

Mainstream media is trying to gloss over Bloomberg’s racist record, and they’re willing to discredit independent journalists to do it.

From the Streets to the Halls

February 13, 2020

Join Movement School, the Society for Ethical Culture, and Sunrise Movement for a panel discussion on young activist leaders moving into electoral politics, in both the US and Chile. We will look at the opportunities and challenges facing young activist leaders as well as their movements, particularly focusing on the upcoming constitutional referendum in Chile…

Trump’s War Budget Slashes Support for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid

February 13, 2020

Trump promised he would not touch Social Security and Medicare. He lied. Now we have deficit spending with no social benefits and Democrats fooled into a compromise that allowed the military budget to soar.

Trump’s Latest Immigration Policy: No More Africans or Muslims

February 13, 2020

The Trump administration is expanding its travel ban. It now prevents nearly a quarter of Africa from getting immigration visas.

Sanders Wins New Hampshire

February 12, 2020

Bernie Sanders won a close contest in New Hampshire, and his supporters say this victory will help him secure the Democratic nomination and beat Trump in November.