Democratic Party At Weakest Point in 75 Years – And They Can Only Blame Themselves

Politico ran an article this weekend claiming that Hillary Clinton would definitely run for president again in 2020, and her supporters seem to be all in favor of that notion. While the article was speculation, it helped to re-launch the conversation about the failings of the Democratic Party and the need to rebuild from the ground…

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Christmas in July: Sanders endorses Clinton, progressives exit to Jill Stein and Green Party

Christmas for Jill Stein and the Green Party

by Shawn Gay Earth Advocacy News July 12, 2012 Dr. Jill Stein and the Green Party may be having a veritable Christmas in July. An analysis of two Twitter hashtags shows support moving from the Democratic Party to the Green Party, spurred by Sanders’ endorsement of Clinton. The great #DemExit Earlier today, Sen. Bernie Sanders endorsed … Read moreChristmas in July: Sanders endorses Clinton, progressives exit to Jill Stein and Green Party

Headline samples show US mainstream media effectively blacklists Green Party in election coverage

Media coverage statistics for election 2016

By Shawn Gay June 28, 2016 El Paso, Texas, USA The mainstream media outlets in the United States continue to offer essentially no coverage of third party campaigns this election year. In particular, the Green Party coverage is next to zero. A sampling this morning (June 28, 2016) of eight news and news aggregate sites, Google News, Bing … Read moreHeadline samples show US mainstream media effectively blacklists Green Party in election coverage

Activists push Democratic Party for cleaner, fairer platform. Will they succeed?

Committee forming Democratic Platform in 2016

Seemingly to the surprise of some Democratic Party officials, the more-than-a-year-long primary season that is now wrapping up led to a passionate and sometimes contentious discussion about what the party has stood for during the last several elections, and who it represents. Liberal voters, it turns out, are broadly dissatisfied.

And though Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and their supporters aired their ideas on debate stages and at rallies, the party’s platform will ultimately be decided by a panel of 15 people – five chosen by Bernie Sanders, six by Hillary Clinton and four by Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

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Media mistake? Sanders campaign calls out AP for declaring Clinton win

Supporters of Bernie Sanders argue that the timing of the announcement before a crunch primary in California on Tuesday adversely affects their candidate’s chances of winning the state.

Many expressed their anger online that AP’s count included superdelegates, who are not directly elected during the primaries and are not pledged to vote until the Democratic convention that starts on July 25.

Reactions to the AP tweet announcing the winner drew condemnations of the news media as whole and surprise about its timing.

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Why Clinton’s Claim Of Having 3 Million More Votes Than Sanders Is A Total Lie – The Ring of Fire Network

In an article posted to the New York Daily News, Activist and writer Shaun King made a startling revelation which could change the way we view the entire Democratic primary race. Since the tide has turned in the direction of Hillary Clinton, the candidate has put much emphasis on her apparent lead in the popular vote. … Read moreWhy Clinton’s Claim Of Having 3 Million More Votes Than Sanders Is A Total Lie – The Ring of Fire Network