Republican-controlled state governments are actively working to make it harder for Americans to vote. Flawed methods like too-simple name and birthdate matches that misidentify millions as dead or having moved result in voter roll purges. Make sure your overseas absentee ballot request has been confirmed! Here’s a handy guide from Democrats Abroad that explains how … Continue reading Double check that you are registered to vote!
Some advisors and organizers for Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders are now advising the NDP –– I just caught up with this January article from The Globe & Mail where Becky Bond, Adam Klug, and Emma Rees talk about the opportunity for Canadian social democrats: The NDP’s Jagmeet Singh talks about the need for bold ideas, … Continue reading This movement is international
When Virginia elects real populist-progressives like Our Revolution candidate Lee Carter, suddenly the unthinkable becomes thinkable, and the people take on dirty energy monopolists. According to The Intercept, Dominion losing a vote of any kind in the Virginia legislature, even an amendment vote, is a political earthquake. “I’ve never seen Dominion lobbyists look so sad,” a senior Democratic … Continue reading This is what democracy looks like: Virginia and Philadelphia
The reform of the Democratic party depends on it following the recommendations of its Unity Reform Commission, which you can read here. Among the most important proposed URC reforms are: Reducing the number of unpledged superdelegates by 60 percent; Democratizing primaries and caucuses with same-day registration and same-day party switching; Steps toward more transparency and … Continue reading The DNC must heed the Unity Reform Commission report