Citizen Action Monitor

“The Green New Deal is a hollow slogan and grab-bag of demands” — WSWS

It is meant to divert the growing struggle of the working class into the dead end of the Democratic Party. No 2446 Posted by fw, March 6, 2019 “Last month, … Continue reading

March 6, 2019

The Republican Party is being torn apart, while Democratic dinosaurs act as if nothing has changed

U.S. history prof analyzes the prospects of both parties going into the mid-terms. No 2330 Posted by fw, July 8, 2018 “The secret to the success of people like Trump … Continue reading

July 8, 2018

Bernie Sanders is an imperialist, fake-socialist company man for the Dems, says Glen Ford

Sanders finds it “impossible to accept” a People’s Party draft-Bernie movement to run for president. Hmm. No 1985 Posted by fw, June 17, 2017 “Leftish Democrats insist they can reform the … Continue reading

June 17, 2017

Democratic Party and media wrongly attribute loss to ignorance, racism, sexism of “white working class”

Elementary analysis of election data dispels such simplistic generalization. No 1823 Posted by fw, November 13, 2016 “Clinton’s electoral defeat is bound up with the nature of the Democratic Party, an … Continue reading

November 13, 2016

Two highly intelligent, articulate women spar over whom Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party really represent

Hillary Clinton: “I believe Wall Street can never, ever be allowed to wreck Main Street again.” No 1736 Posted by fw, July 29, 2016 “But I think, you know, again, we … Continue reading

July 29, 2016

Why Bernie Sanders lost big in South Carolina and may not recover

Bernie can’t talk about revolution and movement when his campaign doesn’t look like the movement he claims to represent. No 1605 Posted by fw, March 01, 2016 “But while Bernie Sanders … Continue reading

March 1, 2016

Paul Jay and Chris Hedges go toe-to-toe in a verbal battle over the significance of Bernie’s campaign

In terms of building a movement, Hedges sees Sanders as an obstructive force; Jay counters that no one else has millions of followers. No 1594 Posted by fw, February 12, 2016 … Continue reading

February 12, 2016

How the American progressive movement can achieve power. (Canadian progressives please take note)

You can’t forever be a protest movement. At some point you have to take power. No 482 Posted by fw, May 20, 2012 “The reason that the progressives are on … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Crisis in American democracy: Part 7 – The short tragic life of the “Golden Age of Capitalism”

No 339 Posted by fw, November 15, 2011 In Part 6 of this 11-part series, Ferguson looked at labor’s struggle to build power and political influence during the 20th century … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment