Navy Veteran Tells Sanders 'I'm Going To Kill Myself' At Nevada Town Hall

Bernie Supporters Start GoFundMe For Navy Veteran Saddled with $139k Medical Debt

In the spirit of ‘we are in this together’ a Bernie supporter from Virginia started a GoFundMe for a Navy Veteran who had told Sanders he was prepared to end his life because he couldn’t get the care he needed and had no way to pay off his $139,000 medical bill.

BERNIE AND THE WAR MACHINE

In the hierarchy of progressive political concerns – from inadequate healthcare and substandard education to income inequality and environmental catastrophe – the military industrial complex has taken a back seat. This is both strange and misguided since all of these issues are closely interconnected and the United States war machine is as much of an […]

How Misconceptions About Human Trafficking Harmed Sex Workers and What Democrats Should Do About It

Every 2020 Democratic frontrunner voted in favor of SESTA/FOSTA, showing how good intentions can lead to bad legislation. Can the Democrats rehab their image with sex workers ahead of the election? Cut Throat v Cyntoia Brown v Johnny Allen On January 7, 2019, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam granted clemency to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life […]

The Semantics of “Socialism” in a Changing World

With all the talk of “socialism” these days, the actual definitions of the related terms gets murky. What is “socialism?” What is “Communism?” How is “Social Democracy?” different from “Democratic Socialism?” It seems that language evolves, just like political discourse itself. It was Henri Saint-Simon who first used the term “socialisme.” What exactly he meant […]