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Bernie Sanders Meet Bayard Rustin

With the primary season now finally and officially underway, and with Senator Bernie Sanders' stunning victory in New Hampshire still registering on the political seismograph, I've been wondering what Bayard Rustin would make of it all. Show More Summary

The Full of Surprises "What If" Presidential Race

Last Saturday, just three days before the New Hampshire primary, Joe Biden was nestled into the darkened corner of a popular Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, restaurant, far from the maddening crowd and the snow up North. Sitting with his...Show More Summary

Friday Talking Points -- Back to the 1960s

For those readers who weren't alive (or old enough) to experience the 1960s, this week we had somewhat of a history lesson, packaged as a Democratic debate. Now, part of why this happened is that the Democratic presidential campaignShow More Summary

Is Bernie Sanders Promising 'Free Stuff' to Buy Votes?

Corporate conservatives have taken notice of the Bernie Sanders campaign, and have started accusing him of "buying votes" by "promising" "free stuff." Is it true? Here are some examples of what the corporate/billionaire-funded rightShow More Summary

Hillary Clinton Sugarcoating Her Disastrous Record

Bernie Sanders is far too easy on Hillary Clinton in their debates. Clinton flaunts her record and experience in ways that Sanders could use to expose her serious vulnerabilities and disqualifications for becoming president. SandersShow More Summary

10 Answers We All Need From Bernie

During Obama's 2008 campaign, idealism was at its height in America. Obama's speeches were inspiring; debate answers showed decisiveness. It was a grand election. But then, after the world celebrated and black people everywhere wiped their tears, Obama went to Washington and we all got schooled. Show More Summary

Equality Supporters Must Rally, Regardless of Political Party

"I vote Republican because of economic issues but consider myself socially liberal." "I am a Republican, but I support you and your family completely." "I support gay rights but vote Republican because that is just one issue." Living in southwest Missouri, these are a few statements that I have heard all too frequently. Show More Summary

Winifred Green: An Unsung Warrior for Racial and Economic Justice

Transforming movements towards social justice depend on the work of a core group of committed and persistent and not always frontline soldiers — women and men who seize the moment and choose to stand up for what is right. My belovedShow More Summary

Radical in our Time!

Once again I listened to part of an excellent debate last night between two candidates I enjoy. They've both slung a wee bit of mud at this point, but so far I hadn't seen anything stick. I did wake up to a sticking point this morning though. Show More Summary

"Mom, Is it Illegal for a Woman to Be President?"

Last year, when my daughter, Sophie, was seven and in second grade, her teacher taught a unit about our country's 44 U.S. Presidents. One day, Sophie came home from school, and with a very serious look in her eye asked, "Mom, is it illegal...Show More Summary

Sins of the Father: Why Jerry Falwell Jr.'s Endorsement of Trump Feels Like Déjà Vu

In the two weeks leading up to Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump gained momentum from some high-profile endorsements, among them conservative evangelical leader and Chancellor of Liberty University Jerry Falwell Jr., oldest...Show More Summary

Clinton vs. Sanders: The Gloves Come Off

Hillary beat Bernie on points in Thursday night's debate. She was sharper, more aggressive, more present. So Bernie lost this battle, but even so, he is winning the war. Clinton used the most political of ploys to score points in the debate. Show More Summary

Thoughts about Hillary's Purported Campaign Shake Up

I'm rooting for Hillary for a simple reason; I think she'd be the best president. She served New York well in the Senate and was an effective Secretary of State. As has been clear in the debates, she has an extraordinary command of not only the issues but the process of governing and is by far the most experienced of any candidate on either side. Show More Summary

The 'Is Hillary Clinton A Progressive?' Debate

Watch as TMFS discusses the whole Bernie Sanders/Hillary Clinton "who is a progressive?" controversy. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

What a Bloomberg Run Would Mean For 2016

On Monday, the former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, who has a net worth of around $37-39 billion, confirmed recent reports that he is indeed considering an independent run for president in 2016. In an interview with The Financial...Show More Summary

It's Still a Woman Thing With Hillary

Bill Clinton barely got the words out of his mouth lambasting the Bernie Sanders camp for what he bluntly said were attacks on Hillary that were to sexist and too "profane" to repeat when a Sanders campaign official shot back that the...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders: The 2016 Peace Candidate

On February 10, 2016, Peace Action--the largest peace organization in the United States--announced its endorsement of Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination for President. Peace Action is the descendant of two other mass U.S. peace...Show More Summary

Scheer Intelligence: Nomi Prins and the Washington/Wall Street connection

This week's KCRW podcast "Scheer Intelligence" features Truthdig editor and host Robert Scheer in conversation with Nomi Prins, author, journalist and former investment banker, who explains the culture of Wall Street and its influence...Show More Summary

Sanders and Trump: Strange Bedfellows Singing From the Same Hymnal

Donald Trump has his finger on the zeitgeist. Speaking to his gathered supporters after his New Hampshire victory, he observed that if the unemployment rate was really 5 percent, as suggested by official data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, he never would have garnered the support that he has. Show More Summary

Henry Kissinger: The Monster Hillary Clinton Admires

When it comes to foreign policy, Hillary Clinton says she has a clear mentor. The former secretary of state, Henry Kissinger. The man that Christopher Hitchens said should be tried for war crimes in his book, The Trial of Henry Kissinger. Kissinger is a monster. Show More Summary

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