Bernie Sanders in the US, Podemos in Spain, Syriza in Greece and Die Linke in Germany are all posing significant challenges to the neo-liberal consensus.
Once upon a time in our Good Ol' US-of-A, presidential contenders and their political parties had to raise the funds needed to make the race. How quaint.
For Chevron, and for corporate America in general, it is important to defeat those of us working for grassroots democracy. They become threatened when a community mobilizes, as we have done in Richmond; they become threatened when elected officials are serving in office who cannot be bought; and they become...
The Obama administration should act right away to use its executive powers to take steps to deal with long-ignored issues that need to be dealt with for the good of the nation.
Americans have just elected the party they like the least to run the government body they least trust. Even greater cynicism is the most likely outcome.
In the final days of the midterm campaign, shadowy outside groups that wield heavy influence but don't disclose their donors are spending tens of millions of dollars on attack ads, mailers, and negative automated telephone calls aimed at tipping the balance in tight races across the nation
There is one issue that subsumes all other issues, upon which all other issues depend – and that is restoring democracy itself.
With the vote, every senator will be required to take a stand: Do you side with the forces of dark money or the American people? Are you for plutocracy or democracy?