Sanders has pushed Hillary to take more progressive positions on issues ranging from the minimum wage to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Keystone XL pipeline, Wall Street and Social Security.
Real patriotism isn’t cheap. It requires being willing to pay taxes in full rather than seeking tax loopholes and squirreling away money abroad.
Inclusive patriotism is our national creed. It is born of hope. Mean-spirited, exclusive patriotism is new to our shores. It is born of fear.
She needs a big idea that gives her candidacy a purpose and rationale – and, if she’s elected president, a mandate to get something hugely important done.
Are there no principled Republicans whose loyalty to the nation is greater than their eagerness to win back the White House?
Bernie’s successes don’t help Trump. To the contrary, they are bringing into politics millions of young voters whose values are opposed to those of Trump.
Many Hillary supporters don’t want Bernie to keep campaigning, and many Bernie supporters don’t want to root for Hillary if she gets the nomination.
Because the rules of the game – including labor laws, pension laws, corporate laws and tax laws – have been crafted by those at the top.
A good number may decide to sit out the election because of their revulsion for politics as usual—and the conviction that it’s rigged by the establishment.
Forget gridlock. Here is a list of policies where both sides agree.
The U.K. has had a tax on stock trades for decades, yet remains one of the world’s financial powerhouses. That tax raised is pure gravy for Britain’s budget.
The media pay attention to personalities and haven’t been attending to Bernie’s message—or to its resonance among voters of all stripes.
Both tax plans from the GOP front-runners would either explode the national debt or cut Social Security, Medicare and assistance to the poor.
Republican efforts to stall the nomination of Scalia’s replacement until after November defy the Constitution.
American corporations no longer make many products in the U.S. for export. Most of what they sell abroad they make abroad.
Without a Republican Party, nothing stands between us and a veritable “Star Wars” barroom of presidential wannabes.
That American health care is superior to Canadians’ is not borne out by evidence.