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20.12.2020 - 23:45 [ theHill.com ]

Former Sanders spokesperson: Progressive base confused by ‚ambiguity‘ over how to replace

(18.12.2020)

In contrast, she said, “this question of whether Pelosi should be ousted altogether, and whether we have to do so because there’s not someone in the ranks, is a new one.”

“It’s an interesting conversation given that we’ve had now two years of these progressive ‘Squad’ members in office who came in really hot to do something about Nancy Pelosi and to threaten her leadership at that point,” she added.

20.12.2020 - 23:27 [ Business Insider ]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rejects left-wing calls to force Pelosi to hold a ‚Medicare for All‘ vote in exchange for her vote for the speaker

(16.12.2020)

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is publicly rejecting those calls, saying that Democrats don’t have the votes to pass „Medicare for All“ in the House and there are other options the party has that would affect real change.

26.06.2020 - 11:53 [ Washington Post ]

Annexation could extinguish Palestinian hope. That’s dangerous.

Even though the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands has gone on for decades, the only times that people have really erupted in opposition to Israel have been when they have lost hope.

13.02.2020 - 17:04 [ Spectator.co.uk ]

The death of the centre in European politics

What happens when times change, but parties don’t?

03.02.2020 - 06:19 [ New York Times ]

Democrats Make Final Appeals in a Cloudy 2020 Iowa Caucus Race

The Democratic presidential candidates pleaded with voters in Iowa for their last-minute consideration on Sunday, competing with the Super Bowl for caucusgoers’ attention and straining against an atmosphere of unusual uncertainty and indecision among Democrats ahead of the first-in-the-nation nominating contest.

31.01.2020 - 14:59 [ NPR.org ]

Why Many Progressives Say They’ve Come Back To Bernie Sanders

„I wasn’t sure it was a good idea, to be perfectly honest,“ the former New Hampshire state senator-turned-podcast host said recently. „What held me back a little bit was as Bernie says, ‚It’s not me, it’s us,‘ and that so many other candidates were picking up what he was talking about.“

Many progressives said similar things at the beginning of this campaign cycle. They felt that issues that Sanders has championed, such as Medicare for All, were now part of the party’s mainstream debate.

But as the campaign dragged on …