Future of Democracy Video Debate Platform Debuts in Georgia and Indiana for Pandemic Era Elections Easy to access and share minute long videos of every candidate answering every debate question may be best solution ever for getting money out of politics

Posted by - May 29, 2020

The coronavirus struck during the beginning of the primary election season and political debates were among the first events affected. Many debates were cancelled, while other important congressional debates are now being held virtually as moderated Zoom events.  A ground-breaking new web platform called the Candidates Video Debate recently launched to help voters more easily

Decision to Cancel New York Primary Outrages Sanders’ Supporters Governor Cuomo’s Power Play Disenfranchises State’s Many Progressive Voters and May Hurt Biden in November

Posted by - May 1, 2020

The New York State Board of Elections has taken the unprecedented step of cancelling the Democratic presidential primary in New York. A provision added to an appropriations bill recently signed by the state’s governor, Andrew Coumo gives the democratic members of the Board of Elections power to remove candidates from the ballot who have suspended

A Profound and Historic Question for Elizabeth Warren: Which Side Are You On?

Posted by - March 6, 2020

The night before Super Tuesday, Elizabeth Warren spoke to several thousand people in a quadrangle at East Los Angeles College. Much of her talk recounted the heroic actions of oppressed Latina workers who led the Justice for Janitors organization. Standing in the crowd, I was impressed with Warren’s eloquence as she praised solidarity and labor

Michael Moore: We Owe it to Young People to Nominate Sanders

Posted by - December 11, 2019

In a new interview with Democracy Now, Michael Moore urged voters his age to follow the leadership of young people and to vote for Bernie Sanders. Senator Sander’s campaign has received broad support from 18-35 year olds. Not only is the youth vote important for 2020, it will be crucial if the democratic nominee hopes