Politics

We Need Keith Ellison as DNC Chair – a Message from Progressive Democrats of America

Will the Democratic Party lead the resistance to Trump and stand at the forefront of the populist revolt currently brewing, or will we be forced to abandon it altogether as we build the truly democratic and sustainable communities and nation so many of us seek? On February 23 the party will choose its new leadership,…

Post-Election Squawk – Let the Healing and Organizing Begin

California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released a remarkable statement the day after Donald J. Trump was elected President of the United States. The two argued emphatically that Californians by large margins did not fall for Trump’s brand of vile and hateful demagoguery, and suggested the…

Michael Moore just exploded the right’s biggest lie – Salon

Sophia A. McClennen reviews Michael Moore’s new film, Where to Invade Next. Published Christmas Day at Salon. Republicans have hid shamefully behind the patriotism and the flag. Michael Moore just upended the whole scheme SOPHIA A. MCCLENNEN FRIDAY, DEC 25, 2015 03:58 PM PST Michael Moore’s new film, “Where to Invade Next,” is sure to…