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

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

In Bypassing Warren As VP, Clinton Raises Risk Of Losing To Trump

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

People-Powered Media Fuels Bernie’s Revolution to Restore Democracy

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