Some Major Reasons Why Bernie Sanders’ Candidacy Is So Important

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Thanks to social media campaigns and behind-the-scenes work from the Progressive Democrats of America, Sanders’ chances at president have become a reality. Source: Progressive Democrats of America Bring Movement Pressure to Dems Through Bernie Sanders Campaign – In These Times Some Major Reasons Why Bernie Sanders’ Candidacy Is So Important The candidacy of Senator Bernie Sanders is probably one of…  Read further: + 

Is Bernie Sanders a “True Socialist” Or Just a True Progressive?

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Bernie’s socialism isn’t a “charade.” It’s a provocation—and a brilliant one, at that. Source: The Political Genius of Bernie Sanders’ Socialism – In These Times Is Bernie Sanders a “True Socialist” Or Just a True Progressive? I found this article very interesting because it actually raises a few questions about Bernie Sanders, although I’m not entirely sure whether these questions…  Read further: + 

Donald Trump Exploits Tragic Murder of San Francisco Woman

Source: Donald Trump again criticizes border security after a California woman is slain – LA Times Donald Trump Exploits Tragic Murder of San Francisco Woman   Just when you think that Donald Trump can’t possibly be a bigger insensitive, racist asshole, he turns around and surprises us.  At this point, I’m actually starting to wonder if there is any bottom…  Read further: + 

AFL-CIO Leader Richard Trumka: The Embodiment Of Political Prostitution

Source: AFL-CIO leader tries to quell pro-Sanders revolt – Brian Mahoney – POLITICO AFL-CIO Leader Richard Trumka: The Embodiment Of Political Prostitution   Once upon a time, before the union movement forgot and betrayed its true purpose, Bernie Sanders was the type of candidate they would have jumped at.  However, the president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka, is getting heavy-handed…  Read further: + 

Bernie Sanders Calls for Wealth Redistribution

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“Our job is to redistribute wealth back into the hands of working families.” Source: In Front of 10,000 in Madison, Bernie Sanders Calls for Wealth Redistribution – In These Times Bernie Sanders Calls for Wealth Redistribution   At this point, I’m sure that Hillary and her campaign advisers are starting to look over their shoulders at Bernie Sanders. If they…  Read further: + 

Class Warfare: A Much-Needed Solution To America’s Problems

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The democratic socialist from Vermont is well positioned to bring class back to the forefront of American politics Source: Bernie Sanders can give America what it needs: Some good old-fashioned class warfare – Salon.com Whenever Americans here the term “class warfare” not many of them even know what the term means.  Most people in the United States have been indoctrinated…  Read further: + 

NRA Board Member Blames Charleston Pastor For Charleston Massacre

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Source: NRA board member blames Charleston shooting deaths on pastor’s vote against guns in churches Just when you might think that a prominent member of the NRA can’t stoop any lower, they always turn around and fool us. In what has become a classic right-wing tactic of blaming the victim, Charles “Chas” Cotton, a board member of the NRA had the…  Read further: + 

The IFA: Newest Enemy Of the Disabled and Seniors

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Can workers centers and unions create a movement strong enough to fight back? Source: The Anti-Union Bosses’ Group Fighting Fast Food Organizing Is Now Going After Home Care Workers – In These Times   The IFA: Newest Enemy Of the Disabled and Seniors   It seems that the disability and senior communities have yet another enemy; the IFA (International Franchise…  Read further: + 

Dylann Roof Represents The Sickness That Plagues America

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<p></p><br /><br /><br /> <p> Resize by dragging with the right mouse button.” src=”http://www.4wheeledlefty.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/gun_america_01.jpg” alt=”” width=”404″ height=”288″ />To pretend to be surprised by his crime is to be complicit in it. Source: Dylann Roof Is America | Alternet The Sickness That Plagues America   When I first read this story about Dylann Roof , I thought that possibly AlterNet had…  Read further: + 

How the TPP Amounts to a Corporate Takeover

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The question is whether we should allow rich corporations to use hidden provisions to dictate how we will live. Source: How the TPP Amounts to a Corporate Takeover President Obama’s push for the TPP (Transpacific Partnership) has made me come to the conclusion that he is a true corporatist in every sense of the word.  I have supported him through…  Read further: + 

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