Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Progressives Bridging the Divide Between Working Class White and Minority Communities

One of the big challenged that I see for progressives in these times is to bridge the divide between the working class white communities that supported Donald Trump and the minority communities that feel threatened by Donald Trump. Many people … Continue reading

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Radicals and Reformers

I strongly believe that social change in democracies occur when radicals put pressure for change outside the political system and reformers work for change within the system. The radicals are like the canary in the coal mine: they spot the … Continue reading

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When Democrats Should Work With Trump and When We Should Fight

For the past two weeks I’ve been reading various articles to try to figure out what to do now that Donald Trump is President. How do I oppose Trump within the bounds of our American democratic republic and while maintaining … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrats and the White Working Class

Much has been made in the media about the white working class who make up the majority of Donald Trump’s electoral support. Trump has appealed to the fears of this group of Americans by stoking xenophobia, islamophobia and the worst … Continue reading

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Groups Endorsing Hillary Clinton

During the Democratic primary season, I will be supporting Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nominee for president. I think both Hillary and Bernie are good candidates, and both are far better than the Republican nominee, Donald Trump. Hillary is more … Continue reading

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Supporting Hillary Clinton in 2016

These past few months many of my friends have contacted me to try to persuade me to support Bernie Sanders. It doesn’t bother me. I’m a Hillary supporter, but I like Bernie. I have nothing bad to say about him. … Continue reading

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Hillary, Bernie and Past Progressive Presidential Candidacies

I’m a Hillary supporter but I do like Bernie too. Bernie inspires the idealism of the young and has an agenda that would challenge powerful financial and political interests. But does Bernie have the political and tactical skills to maneuver … Continue reading

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