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  • Russia Duped Bernie and Stein Voters Too
    Lost in the coverage of the Special Counsel's indictments of over a dozen Russian individuals and companies is something Bernie or busters and Jill Stein voters would rather not talk about - Russia knew they were upset that Hillary was the nominee and exploited their anger with fabricated and sensational stories.
  • Want Party Unity? Here's the Secret to Understanding Bernie Supporters
    Shortly after President Obama was first inaugurated, Nate Silver wrote an article titled The Two Progressivisms. Understanding the difference between the two can go a long way towards bridging the divide between Bernie and Hillary supporters as we head towards November.Reformative vs.
  • Caucus Elections Are Undemocratic and Should Be Scrapped
    Bernie Sanders won the Washington state Democratic caucus by a “yuge” margin of 46 points, his largest margin of victory in his campaign. However, what is less known is that the highly publicized record voter turnout of 244,458 for the caucus was still relatively small compared to the much higher voter turn-outs for primaries and general elections.
  • Pundits Should Look Back to '08 Before They Count Bernie Out
    Beltway media and politicians alike have already begun writing Bernie Sanders 2016 obituary after his loss to Secretary Clinton in the Nevada caucuses, but what they seem to be forgetting is that they began writing his 2016 obituary since he threw his hat into the ring last fall.
  • Clinton v Sanders Part 1: Will They Play Nice or Take The Gloves Off Early?
    The top two contenders for the Democratic Presidential nomination are about as different as they come. Secretary Clinton, the unquestioned front runner, is a true politician. Senator Sanders, a formidable challenger, is an unabashed Democratic-Socialist and refuses to participate in the typical mud-slinging that has defined our politics for decades.

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05/26/13What Can We Learn From Denmark?huffingtonpost.com
Danish Ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen spent a weekend in Vermont this month traveling with me to town meetings in Burlington, Brattleboro and Montpelier. Large crowds came out to learn about a social system very different from our own which provides extraordinary security and opportunity for the people of Denmark. Today in the United States there is a massive amount of economic anxiety. Unemployment is much too high, wages and income are too low, millions of Americans are struggling to find affordable health care and the...

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