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Three Years into Trump’s Presidency, What’s Left of the American Left?

Democrats, despite their attempts at impeachment and boisterous haranguing of all things Trump, have consistently supported the President’s “defense” policy and destruction of what remains of America’s social safety nets.

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Rogues’ Gallery: A Sober Look at the “Progressive” Democratic Presidential Candidates

Unless someone new enters the race or one of the existing candidates is stricken on the road to Damascus, there will be no genuinely progressive foreign policy offered by either of the two major political parties in the 2020 presidential election.

Rogues’ Gallery: A Sober Look at the “Progressive” Democratic Presidential Candidates

Before we examine the "progressive" Democratic candidates, we should note in passing the likelihood that the Democratic nominee will face off against Donald Trump. Trump's net approval rating is virtually indistinguishable from Obama's at a similar point in his presidency ,

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Bernie Sanders’ Foreign Policy Vision is Incoherent and Dangerous

While Sanders positions himself as an anti-war candidate, so too did Trump. Sanders even echoes the Trump talking points: China and Russia are our enemies; Maduro won his presidency through election fraud; and Iran is a sponsor of terror.

Bernie Sanders’ Foreign Policy Vision is Incoherent and Dangerous

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is now leading the pack of Democratic contenders for the 2020 presidential nomination. In the previous election cycle, Sanders served as an anti-establishment underdog, bucking Democratic orthodoxy with a strong progressive economic message. But this time the field is more crowded with like-minded candidates

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CODEPINK Ranks the 2020 Presidential Candidates on War, Peace and Military Spending

Medea Benjamin and Nicole Davies of CODEPINK look at a new crop of presidential candidates and examine their views – and, when possible, voting records – on issues of war and peace.

CODEPINK Ranks the 2020 Presidential Candidates on War, Peace and Military Spending

Forty-five years after Congress passed the War Powers Act in the wake of the Vietnam War, it has finally used it for the first time, to try to end the U.S.-Saudi war on the people of Yemen and to recover its

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Tulsi Gabbard Challenges US Exceptionalism In San Francisco Speech

Tulsi Gabbard is challenging the core policy of US exceptionalism and identifying who benefits and “who pays the price” for those policies.

Tulsi Gabbard Challenges US Exceptionalism In San Francisco Speech

Tulsi Gabbard visited the San Francisco Bay Area last weekend. The three term Congresswoman from Hawaii is 37 years old and ethnically diverse. Remarkably, she has 15 years of military experience in the US Army and National Guard as well as substantial political experience. She was elected to the Hawaii State Assembly at age 21. Tulsi Gabbard

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