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Time to #RaiseTheWage The National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual housing report has been released and it once again shows the dramatic ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 10:32 AM PDT with 82 Recommends
Since Bernie Sanders announced last month that he was seeking the democratic nomination for president he has been involved in a firestorm of media appearances , campaigning, and getting the ...
by Tool
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 07:16 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
Some times the 'best medicine' is the truth. And one thing's for sure about Candidate Bernie Sanders -- We can always count on him to tell us the truth. Especially when it comes to the fading ...
by jamess
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 06:13 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
I knew there was a reason I liked this guy ... Why Bernie's words echo like a clarion call of times gone past, when fighting for the 'little guy', the 'average schmoe' was more than a slogan -- that ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat May 30, 2015 at 09:47 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
[...] Here it is, in his own words, from the first email of his campaign to supporters last week: Income and wealth inequality : In the U.S. today we have the most unequal wealth distribution of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 151 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 07:44 AM PDT with 183 Recommends
American democracy is no longer just under attack, our democracy and the institutions that support it are being decimated right now. The Koch Brothers are giving Scott Walker of Wisconsin $400 ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 80 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 05:59 AM PDT with 125 Recommends
I had to chuckle when some of the current Republican candidates were asked who was the greatest living president and they avoided the answer by talking about how great Reagan was as president. I ...
by Dorothy Weigel
Comment Count 98 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 03:47 PM PDT with 94 Recommends
In case you missed this, it was a pretty stirring speech: Elizabeth Warren at CA Democratic Convention 2015 link to video Published on May 16, 2015 -- cademorg Senator Elizabeth Warren ...
by jamess
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 06:29 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D) has written a rather lengthy piece last week in "The Atlantic" entitled " Americans Need Jobs, Not Populism. " The title alone enrages me because, since when ...
by Delaware Dem
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 11:23 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Income inequality has become far more visible over the past few years, thanks in large part to the efforts of the Occupy Wall Street movement. It should be common knowledge by now that the rich ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 07:45 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
One of the wonderful things about Bernie Sanders is his authenticity on issues that other politicians can't match. His campaign is inspiring regular citizens all across the country to get ...
by Tool
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 04:02 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
This is more of a rant than a diary of any substance but am I the only one that is outraged over the fact that the US Department of Justice has brought a whole lot of resources to bear on corruption ...
by restondem
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:50 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
This is nice, but also kind of infuriating : ORLANDO, Fla. — Two decades ago, Harris Rosen, who grew up poor on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and became wealthy in the Florida hotel business, ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 08:00 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Dr. Ben Carson spoke at the CPAC convention about two months ago. I thought what he said was beastly enough that he has earned his turn as one of Les Beastiables. Serious source information ...
by elenacarlena
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 10:46 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Mainstream thinking, not just Republican thinking, is consistently wrong. Justification and support for the Iraq War? WRONG. Catastrophically wrong. Multi-generational even. Centennial even. An ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 146 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 08:51 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
How about this for some super-charged "grassroots" support? Already, one super-PAC pledging to promote Sanders' candidacy, " Ready for Bernie Sanders 2016 " [their Facebook Page] is ramping up its ...
by jamess
Comment Count 68 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 09:35 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
A New York Times story ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 78 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 05:09 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Some of the biggest banks in the world are expected to plead guilty to felonies this week.  Felonies! They are scandalous crimes, too: fraud and antitrust violations. Finally, America will see ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 07:01 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Nike is pledging to create 10,000 US Jobs (in 10 years) -- jobs in "manufacturing and engineering" -- if only we get rid of the unbearable burden of 10% Tariffs on Footwear imports -- that the TPP ...
by jamess
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 34 Recommends