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There’s been a lot of chatter over Donna Brazile’s excerpt from her new book, which ran yesterday in Politico. The discussion centers on her claim that the Clinton administration assumed, in effect, control over the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in exchange for keeping it solvent. Officials from Hillary‚Äôs campaign had taken a look at the […]
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On July 6, 2016
We are well into Democratic Party post-primary healing mode. There are still diehards who were determined that the FBI would charge Hillary Clinton and allow Bernie Sanders to take the nomination, but these are people who simply would never support a mainstream Democratic candidate for president anyway. Susan Sarandon and Mark Ruffalo can go ahead […]
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Of all the Democratic primary postmortems I have read, the smartest is from Communication Workers of America official Bob Master. Exploring the various success and failures of the Sanders movement, he notes its potentially historic message legitimizing socialism in American politics at a time when capitalism is immersed in a long-term crisis. He then thinks […]
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In this Democratic primary that is both inspiring and infuriating in equal measure, one of the least appealing aspects of it how many Bernie supporters are accusing Hillary Clinton or the “Democratic Machine” of stealing the election for her. Now, there’s no question that the primary system is a hot mess–caucuses are undemocratic, many voter […]
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