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Can democracy in the United States survive naked dictatorial ambition and Christian nationalism in 2024? The biggest danger today: a vengeful would-be dictator and a cultist Christian nationalist movement that are reaching for absolute power in our country. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2024.

Three Requests for You, Bernie Sanders

Tom Gallagher Stansbury Forum
Do we really want to go into an election supporting two major foreign wars and asking American taxpayers to pay for them – indefinitely?

Dems and the Folly of Micromanaging the Trump Spectacle

Josh Marshall Talking Points Memo
What is going to stop ex-President Trump from returning to the White House is voters refusing to vote for him. Indictments and prosecutions can play a role in that inasmuch as they are the society communicating to itself what is okay and what is not. They can play a role in shaping public opinion but they are no replacement for an election.

Hold The Line: A Guide to Defending Democracy

Hardy Merriman, Ankur Asthana, Marium Navid, Kifah Shah Hold the Line
If you’re reading this, you are likely concerned about how this year's election is taking place.This guide is designed to help people from all walks of life take action to ensure that we have a successful election in November 2020.


Election Noir

Dorothy Barresi What We Did While We Made More Guns
California poet Dorothy Barresi nails a certain candidate on the campaign trail: "tight tense talk & leering merit of American man" and guess who she means.

Why Trump Really Won: It’s Not Just Race, Gender and Class

Jonathan Michael Feldman Portside
We need a reconstructive politics that would link opposition to the far-right to a nationally embedded Green New Deal, sustainable reindustrialization, new budget priorities to cut military expenditures and fund job creation and integration, and the development of economic democracy.


Top 10 Reasons to Continue Donations to Bernie Sanders

RoseAnn DeMoro Common Dreams
Bernie is building an infrastructure that will help encourage the growth of the political revolution. This will include a Sanders Institute to elevate issues and ideas, and two organization to recruit 100 candidates running for offices from Congress to school boards, as well as to help them campaign.


Labor for Bernie and Beyond Plans for the Primaries and the Future

Dan La Botz New Politics
Labor for Bernie believes their candidate can defeat Hillary Clinton for the nomination. But Sanders supporters know that their candidate—even if he wins big in several more states—could have victory wrested from him at the convention. Therefore labor supporters gathered to discuss how to continue the movement into the future, win or lose.


Bernie Sanders and Unions’ Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

David Moberg Working In These Times
Many union members, both Democrats and independents, believe in the policies and the overall vision of an expanded New Deal that both the labor movement and Sanders have long promoted. Yet Sanders appears to have more confidence that the broad American public will back those ideas and reject likely Republican and media attacks on his proposals than do many top union officials who often complain about Democrats who will not support labor and its agenda.
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