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

Endorsement: Why Boomers Owe it to Our Young to Vote for Bernie Sanders

Posted by - February 25, 2020

A widespread sense of collective cynicism has blanketed America’s oldest and wealthiest generation. It is the audacity of hopelessness: a political choice in opposing Bernie Sanders’ candidacy that 90% of  seniors are making that despite their relative affluence, they are the only demographic that deserves Medicare-style socialism. Seniors 65 and older handed Trump the 2016

It’s Corporate Media, ‘Moderate’ Democrats, and the Oligarchy vs. Bernie Sanders and a Movement

Posted by - December 23, 2019

For the United States, oligarchy is the elephant—and donkey—in the room. Only one candidate for president is willing to name it. Out of nearly 25,000 words spoken during the Democratic debate last Thursday night, the word “oligarchy” was heard once. “We are living in a nation increasingly becoming an oligarchy,” Bernie Sanders said, “where you

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

For Corporate Media, It’s ‘Anybody but Sanders or Warren’

Posted by - December 6, 2019

Anyone who’s been paying attention should get the picture by now. Overall, in subtle and sledgehammer ways, the mass media of the United States — owned and sponsored by corporate giants — are in the midst of a siege against the two progressive Democratic candidates who have a real chance to be elected president in

Sonoma Independent Wins Top Journalism Award for Political Column on Clinton’s Risky VP Choice Greater Bay Journalism Awards Also Gives This Website Prizes for General Excellence, Leonard Cohen Profile and Sonoma County 2016 Election Coverage

Posted by - April 12, 2018

The San Francisco Peninsula Press Club recently announced the winners of its 40th Annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards. The Sonoma Independent won four awards, including its first “Digital Media Overall Excellence Award.” The Sonoma Independent’s editor Jonathan Greenberg won First Place in the political columnist category for the July 24, 2016 column,  “In Bypassing Warren As

Sanders Political Evolutionaries Will Win In 2020. But It’s Now Time To Support Clinton And Defeat Trump Why the reformist Bernie supporters who insist on honest government for the public interest are the future of the Democratic Party

Posted by - August 2, 2016

Led by more than 70% of the youngest voters in this country, we, the reformist Bernie supporters who INSIST on honest government for the public interest, are the future of the Democratic Party. As Bernie Sanders exits the race for President, I join in the sadness expressed in this video; in the tears and disappointment

In Bypassing Warren As VP, Clinton Raises Risk Of Losing To Trump Commentary: Bernie Sanders' young and independent supporters are the last voters in the world who should be taken for granted.

Posted by - July 24, 2016

 Hillary Clinton’s decision to pass over populist Democrat Elizabeth Warren to name Virginia Governor Tim Kaine  (dubbed “Vanilla Nice” by Politico), as her Vice Presidential running mate, makes it more likely that the dreadful Donald Trump becomes our next President. Clinton’s decision is a carefully calculated risk for the Democratic nominee: that the 12 million

Will Sanders Campaign Fund the Grassroots to Win Big in the West and Ensure Fair Elections? Bernie’s key to winning more than 60% of the vote in California may be to shift millions from planned media buys to funding grassroots efforts

Posted by - May 10, 2016

A growing number of Sanders supporters believe that Bernie’s key to winning Western States with more than 60% of the vote is to have his campaign immediately shift millions from planned media buys and use the money to fund grassroots efforts. As the Democratic candidate whose poll numbers beat Trump by double Hillary’s lead, Sanders’

People-Powered Media Fuels Bernie’s Revolution to Restore Democracy A new generation of web-savvy Americans has awoken to the political empowerment that comes from being their own media filter

Posted by - April 14, 2016

A people-powered media revolution is fueling Bernie Sander’s political “second American Revolution.” In a society where the world’s most powerful corporations use campaign donations as a form of bribery to finance misinforming TV ad campaigns for their favored politicians, millions of ordinary Americans are stepping up to be the change we want to see in

Time Traveling 1967 Hippy Kids in Peacetown with New Year’s Message “Vote for Bernie” They call Sanders candidacy "once in a lifetime opportunity peace in our time"

Posted by - January 1, 2016

On New Year’s Day, January 1, 2016, a hope-fueled time machine delivered three boys from 1967 to Sebastopol, California, known as “Peacetown, USA.” They said they brought a message from San Francisco’s Summer of Love to our present time. “Electing Bernie Sanders in 2016 will bring the most peace-promoting leader to the White House in