The Yuge Republican Lie About the Deficit

by Robert Reich When asked about America’s soaring debt and deficits, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lamented “It’s disappointing, but it’s not a Republican problem,” and he blames Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Rubbish. It’s… Read More

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Compete To Spurn Establishment Cash

As Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand jumped into the Democratic presidential nomination contest, they staked out the same position against corporate campaign cash. “The money in politics is corrupting. It controls everything,”… Read More

‘The new straw poll’: 2020 candidates race to build small-donor armies

Democratic presidential contenders are already locked in an important battle to showcase their viability, racing to build digital armies to power their campaigns. Online support is set to play a pivotal role in the Democratic… Read More