Archive for the 'Our Revolution' Category

THE BLACK BLOC: INSIDE AMERICA’S HARD LEFT

November 20th, 2017

FALSE EQUIVALENCIES FROM THE ALT-WRONG…

August 17th, 2017

American, by virtue of its entangled roots, is an insanely convoluted language filled with words possessed of multiple meanings and pronunciations. People who aren’t fortunate to learn the lexicon and grammar from birth have a much harder time learning our language than we will ever have learning theirs. Seriously. One of those words is Right. […]

LOOKS LIKE A BERNIE RALLY TO ME…

June 17th, 2017

Given the young woman wearing a New York Yankee cap on the left and the size of the crowd, you might be forgiven for mistaking the event for a Bernie Sanders’s rally from last summer. The people gathered in the crowd are, in fact, there to hear Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Great Britain’s Labor party. […]

OUR MOMENT: FIGHT LIKE HELL FOR THE LIVING…

April 24th, 2017

Our own Nina Turner speaks at timemark 16:00.

WHAT YOU SHOULD BE WATCHING SUNDAY NIGHT…

April 21st, 2017

I’ll be watch8ing Sunday night. You should be too at or a watch party near you, too. Our Revolution emails: Our Revolution is thrilled to host an energizing national livestream event this Sunday, April 23rd to kick off our summer of organizing. In a showcase of our grassroots organizing efforts since our work officially began […]

SENS. SANDERS AND WARREN AT BOSTON RALLY…

April 1st, 2017

The main event begins at timemark 00:39:32. Akilah Johnson and Felicia Gans, reporting in Sanders and Warren join to rally faithful supporters for The Boston Globe, write: It was as if the 2016 campaign never stopped. The cheering crowds were there. There were soaring speeches too, as Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont railed against the […]

NO! NO! NO! RESIST! RESIST! RESIST…!

March 31st, 2017

WHAT YOU SHOULD BE WATCHING FRIDAY NIGHT…

March 30th, 2017

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are the anti-Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton of American politics. Reporting for The Boston Glovbe, James Pindell writes in Warren, Sanders to appear together at Boston rally Friday: Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren will join Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for a political rally in Boston that will join the nation’s leading […]

WHAT I’M READING NOW: BERNIE TO EDUCATION…

March 26th, 2017

First up this morning, Trevor Timm on Everyone loves Bernie Sanders. Except, it seems, the Democratic party. My takeaway: In other words, [the DNC elite are] doubling down on the exact same failing strategy that Clinton used in the final months of the campaign. Sanders himself put it this way in his usual blunt style […]

MUST SEE: BERNIE SANDERS IN TRUMP COUNTRY…

March 14th, 2017

Due to a technical difficulty, the video ends before the completion of Sen. Bernie Sanders response. You can see the end of the town hall meeting here if you fast forward to timemark 1:01:09 You may never watch a more important video, so I strongly encourage you to view the entire town hall meeting, but […]

WHERE WE NEED TO BE SATURDAY IN CLEVELAND…

February 22nd, 2017

From Bernie Sanders, the Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus and Our Revolution: These are tough times. The future of our country and planet are at stake. Our job: Fight Back. Donald Trump and his Republican friends thought it was going to be easy. They would get to Washington and ram through their agenda, taking health care […]

SENATORS CALL FOR ACTION ON 25 FEBRUARY…

February 11th, 2017

BERNIE DEBATES TED: AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE…

February 10th, 2017

Fast forward to 7:24 to get right to the debate. From Our Revolution: On Tuesday night, Senators Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz debated on CNN about Obamacare and the future of health care. Ted Cruz had a difficult time answering the questions posed to him on what Republicans would do if they repealed the Affordable […]

OUR REVOLUTION IS NOT A DEFENSIVE FIGHT…

February 6th, 2017

Jonathan Freedland’s First on the White House agenda—the collapse of the global order. Next, war? for The Guardian was recommended to me by someone whose opinions I esteem. Freedland’s litany of existential threats rising from the presidency of Donald John Trump—and Trump’s Gríma Wormtongue Steve Bannon in particular—are real. …Steve Bannon, the man rapidly emerging […]

GOP PREPARES FOR DEATH PENALTY SURGE…!

January 15th, 2017

PRESIDENT OBAMA: FREE OSCAR LOPEZ RIVERA…

January 7th, 2017

From Our Revolution: Our Revolution on Thursday released a video calling for the release of Oscar López Rivera, the longest-held Puerto Rican political prisoner in history. Lopez Rivera, a Vietnam War veteran who was awarded the Bronze Star, has been in prison for over 35 years. “The first question that often people say is, ‘What […]

CCPC: A HEAVY POLITICAL AGENDA STARTING 2017…

December 31st, 2016

The lineup of social action/political events for progressives in Cuyahoga County over the next two months is nothing short of jaw-dropping amazing. One of my 2015 predictions (and, frankly hopes) for the years to follow the election of Donald Trump as President of The United States of America, was that President Trump would energize progressives […]

BERNIE SANDERS AND KEITH ELLISON TALK…

December 29th, 2016

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER 20 JANUARY 2017…

December 27th, 2016

As I predicted months ago, the inauguration of Donald John Trump as president of The United States Of America will galvanize Americans behind Our Revolution. Ralph Nader, writing in Tripwires for the Trumpsters, offers a taste of what he thinks is coming: The Trumpsters are coming to town—led by a failed gambling czar, corporate welfare […]

OUR JEFF WEAVER’S REVOLUTION…?

August 27th, 2016

I attended a watch party Wednesday evening and I was underwhelmed. Already people were comparing notes and asking question whether or not Our Revolution would live up the name. Seems we were not alone. Adam Gabbatt, reporting in Is Bernie Sanders’ Our Revolution over before it even began? for The Guardian writes: The next phase […]

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