Bernie Sanders’ Present Fight against Corporate Rule vs. the Bernie of 1989

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 12: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivers remarks at a campaign function in the Marvin Center at George Washington University on June 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. Sanders discussed democratic socialism in his address. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images) Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity Recently, former leader of the … Continue reading Bernie Sanders’ Present Fight against Corporate Rule vs. the Bernie of 1989

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Fascism? First Two Months in Power: Hitler vs. Trump

  http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/03/21/first-two-months-in-power-hitler-vs-trump/ http://dissidentvoice.org/2017/03/first-two-months-in-power-hitler-vs-trump/ https://www.opednews.com/articles/Fascism-First-Two-Months-by-Stansfield-Smith-Hitler_Hitler-Brownshirts_Nazis_Trump-Campaign-170321-41.html#comment651214   First Two Months in Power: Hitler vs. Trump With the hullabaloo about Trump and fascism, it is useful to review Hitler's first months in power, to get a sense of a real fascist regime. Hitler came to power January 30, 1933, Trump on January 20, making easy a chronological comparison … Continue reading Fascism? First Two Months in Power: Hitler vs. Trump

Bernie Sanders in 1989 and the Fight Against Corporate Rule

    Stansfield Smith July 7, 2016 “We need a new, progressive political party in the U.S. because on almost every important issue the Democratic and Republican Parties, both controlled by Big Money, are indistinguishable." The "Reagan Revolution… was brought about with the active and strong support of the Democratic Party which controlled the U.S. … Continue reading Bernie Sanders in 1989 and the Fight Against Corporate Rule

The Progressive Movement and Chuy Garcia’s Campaign for Chicago Mayor

http://mltoday.com/article/2180-the-progressive-movement-and-chuy-garcia-s-campaign-for-chicago-may/30 Many progressives, and leftists, disillusioned with, some even ideologically opposed to, the two-party system, were excited about Chuy Garcia's campaign for mayor of Chicago. In the end, Chuy lost the April 7 run-off election, receiving 44.3% to Rahm's 55.7%. Chuy's greatest backer was the Chicago Teachers Union, which led an exemplary and heroic 2012 … Continue reading The Progressive Movement and Chuy Garcia’s Campaign for Chicago Mayor