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An Empire in Disarray: Time for a New Party?

Howard Machtinger Portside
If the (Democratic) Party continues to resist real change, then is the time ripe for a third party after the election? Calling for this new party, I represent no organization nor any mass base; just an old-timer with...historical perspective.

Tidbits - Mar. 26, 2020 - Reader Comments, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pandemic, Donald Trump, Bailout, Back to Work, Sanders, Biden, Airline Bailout, Cruise Lines, Heroes and Heroines - All Essential Workers, Cuba, solidarity, Nigeria, Brazil, Resources

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After Bernie: How the Left Can Grow and Change the Democratic Party

Osita Nwanevu The New Republic
Barry Sanders and Joe Biden. The likely defeat of Sanders’s campaign is a setback, but no cause for retreat. The Democratic center is out of ideas, but to win electorally, the left must devise strategies for the electorate it faces now and not one it hopes to bring into being.

Big Changes Ahead: Let’s Be the Whirlwind

Max Elbaum Organizing Upgrade
However severe the current crisis, and whatever the outcome in November, big changes are coming in how the U.S. economy functions, how this country is ruled and its role in the world.

Tidbits - Mar. 12, 2020 - Reader Comments: Coronavirus Pandemic and GOP Attack on Social Security, Medicare, CDC; Three-Fourths of Democratic Delegates Still to be Voted On; Sanders, Biden, Warren; Coronavirus Factsheet in 20 Languages; more....

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Reader Comments: Coronavirus Pandemic and GOP Attack on Social Security, Medicare, CDC; Three-Fourths of Democratic Delegates Still to be Voted On; Sanders, Biden, Warren; Coronavirus Factsheet in 20 Languages; more resources, announcements;

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A More Perfect Union: Can Organized Labor Win in 2020?

Steven Greenhouse The New York Review of Books
Trump is a conman nonpareil who has fooled millions of workers into believing he is their champion. No institution in society is better positioned than organized labor to disabuse workers of that demagogic notion.
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