When Sanders first announced for the presidency, his support level was three per cent. Now some polls show him a better choice for the Democrats. Here are five challenges that await Sanders.
Yet the excitement he's been generating regularly across the U.S. was never once triggered by the NDP during all those election months last year. New Democrats await their Bernie still.
Whatever the flaws of Sanders, his campaign represents a huge reversal of fortune and victory for the idea that there can even be a socialist idea in America.
There's no real capitalism any more, plutocracy rules everywhere -- which is basically Bernie Sanders's stump speech. Rick Salutin looks at the Sanders effect in U.S. politics.
Jan 29, 2016
The 519 Community Centre, Room 106
519 Church Street One block east of Yonge, North of Wellesley (Wellesly TTC closest subway station)Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 59.5152" N, 79° 22' 51.492" W
Eljeer Hawkins, of Socialist Alternative (U.S.), discusses the rise of Bernie Sanders and the success of Socialist Alternative city councillor Kshama Sawant's re-election campaign in Seattle
Democratic socialism is a bold rejection of the dominant economic model that is failing America and it has begun to engage citizens. Is hope changing sides?
Jan 15, 2016
1585 Dundas St WToronto , ON
Canada43° 38' 59.0208" N, 79° 26' 4.488" W
Today the left faces new challenges from political forces amassing on the radical right. The 52nd volume of the Socialist Register presents a serious calibration and a careful political mapping.
The historic battles for women's rights are well documented, so why are we still fighting the same fights? If we truly want progressive change, we need a new revolution.
Had the NDP not veered to the right in an attempt to capture votes, it might have been able to retain its principles while finally grasping power.
This highly informative interview addresses the common concerns about communism that exists in the community.