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The New York Times decided to go all-in on redbaiting yesterday with a supposed exposé that Bernie Sanders was supporting Soviet propaganda when he visited the country in 1988, part of a “years-long” effort by the Soviets to undermine the nation. Given that the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, that was a pretty stupid thing […]

Jackson on Sanders

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On February 25, 2020

Much of Bernie Sanders’ appeal to his base is his embrace of the label of socialism. And I really appreciate him bringing it back into the American mainstream. Whether it is politically expedien

Kill Taft-Hartley

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On October 27, 2019

The ambitious plans that Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have no real chance of passing the Senate and even if they do, the Supreme Court will kill them. They are more long-term and aspirational t

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Blogging has been sparse because I’ve been doing real traveling away from Mexico City for the last week. And I, uh, have an interesting story to tell there. But until I get time for that, this important story on organizing campaign workers came out and I was very happy to be quoted in it. I […]
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Good on Bernie for accepting the fact that his campaign staff wanted to unionize, the first in history to do so. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign is recognizing a union of its staff, a first in the history of U.S. presidential campaigns. “We’re honored that his campaign will be the first to have a unionized workforce,” […]
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