Tag: Bernie Sanders

Pursue a 50-State Strategy in Lieu of Red and Blue: Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Call on Progressives to Re-Draw the Electoral Map on Basis of Class

As Mid-terms approach the most pressing issue of our time in North America and the European Peninsula is mass immigration. But House Democrats–office holders, the so-called establishment because they are established–plan to make a great noise about health care and prescription drug costs, infrastructure spending, and charges of Republican corruption. The populist left urges yet another plan equally at odds with reality: mobilize the poor and working classes without respect to race or region against the so-called 1%. Continue reading

Zizek and Robinson on the The Collapse of the U.S. Conservative Movement–or is it the North American Political Right? or What, Precisely?

A focal point in the buzz of discourse among editorialists is that the North American political right has collapsed. The precise character of the collapse, however, and the conclusions that can be drawn from it, is in dispute. Whether this indicates an emergent left or a more complicated situation is the question, and to probe that question I compare the analyses of Continue reading