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 […]

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 […]

John Oliver Debunked By Leftist After HBO Publishes Venezuela Propaganda

“Responding to Oliver’s major points, Empire Files producer Mike Prysner walks us through the most glaring omissions and misrepresentations. This video response is an essential guide for progressives to understand the reality in Venezuela, the most common myths used to discredit the Chavez movement, and the role of the US government.”

Kimberly Ellis: Ineligible Votes Swung Democratic Party Chair Election to Bauman

Initial inquiries into nearly 300 questionable ballots in the unsettled May 20 contest for state Democratic Party chair show that Eric Bauman was named the winner based on ineligible votes and votes of dubious authenticity that may be set aside upon further review. Bauman benefited from several votes cast by non-Democrats, in clear violation of Party rules.

Bernie Sanders - The People's Summit 2017. Photo by Adam Kustra

Bernie Sanders: Trump didn’t win the election, the Democratic Party LOST the election

Bernie Sanders was at his most candid during his recent keynote address to the some 4,000 plus attendants at the 2017 People’s Summit. He was scathing of Donald Trump’s presidency and failed promises to “drain the swamp.” But the Vermont Senator and most popular active politician saved some his most powerful criticisms for the Democratic […]