Tag Archives: Robert F. Kennedy

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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Bridging the Divide Between Working Class Whites and Minority Communities

Every day since Donald Trump became President, I have been worried about the latest actions coming from the Trump White House. From his executive orders banning immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries, to the gag rule imposed on the EPA … 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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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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Appreciating Bobby Kennedy

When Bobby Kennedy died forty years ago, I was barely one years old.  So I can’t say that I have the same feelings of pain and anguish of the many people who had lived through that horrible time.   Bobby became … Continue reading

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