Shahid Buttar is a Democrat running in the general election against Nancy Pelosi in California's 12th district. In this wide-ranging interview, Shahid opens up about the two related allegations that have rocked his Congressional campaign recently, noting the rush to judgment against him enabled by what he calls a "failure of press ethics" in amplifying [...]
As a rebuttable to the RNC and the DNC, The Peoples Convention, on August 30th, seeks to galvanize what polls show as "the large majority of Americans who are progressive, and the almost two out of three Americans are who now calling for a major new party." Featured speakers at The Peoples Convention include Nina Turner, Dr. Cornel West, [...]
https://youtu.be/pbMEHugKOp8 In his recent piece for Jacobin, entitled "This Year’s DNC Was 2016’s DNC on Steroids," Luke Savage, wrote: "Open contempt for the progressive left, speeches from Republicans, and a liberal class hopelessly out of touch with the moment, this week was 2016's DNC all over again — and the Democrats are at risk of [...]
Okay, Joe, here we go—it's mid-August, we are fastly approaching the Presidential debates and the election, Donald Trump's disapproval numbers are rising in correlation to the rising case numbers and deaths of the Coronavirus. And to top it all off, you've just made a historic and meaningful choice and tapped Kamala Harris (3) as your VP pick.
2000 a month until this is over. Pass it on. Try to imagine yourself 20 years in the future, explaining the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus to someone who did not live through it. Go ahead. Come up with a metaphor, leave it in the comments, and have a blast. The overlap between what would typically be called hyperbole and the truth of the matter offers a breathtakingly wide-open opportunity.
Make no mistake: Trump must be stopped. But let us also recognize this moment as one that calls for something so much more significant than the old Joe Biden middle of the road mentality. What do you say, Joe? You've got the votes of the centrists, corporatists, and the Karen Democrats all locked up. They are not going anywhere. If you pursue a traditional campaign, with watered-down melba toast policy demands, you risk the same fate as Hillary Clinton.