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 [...]
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 [...]
At the intersection of the continued violent racist policing and killing in our country's global Pandemic, and the Trump administration's criminal response to both, at least two things are clear. First, we must remove Trump from the Oval office. Second, there can be no return to a so-called "pre-Trump normal." What is less clear is the answer to the question: are we so beaten down that we will not fight for #2, out of fear for losing #1?