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#JusticeForTony photo art installation at the Social Justice Center extended

May 17, 2016 by Leslie Amsterdam #JusticeForTony, an intimate photographic art show currently installed at the Jackie Macauley  Gallery at the Social Justice Center has been extended through June 26, 2016.  The show documents the response of Tony Robinson’s family and the community to his killing by a Madison police officer on March 6, 2015. […]

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Nevada Democratic Convention Voter Suppression Chaos Explained

May 15, 2016 by Barbara With Chaos broke out at the Nevada Democratic Convention Saturday as state Party Chair Roberta Lange seized control of the nomination process after a controversial enactment of special rules by the Executive Board of the Nevada Democratic Party several weeks prior. Members of the party tried to object to the rule changes, claiming that they were passed illegally […]

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Bernie Sanders rally, Sacramento, CA, 21,000 in attendance. Photo: @fastlife3o5, Twitter

Dear Super Delegates: Want party unity? Endorse Bernie Sanders

May 10, 2016 by Barbara With Dear 2016 Super Delegates, Tonight, Bernie Sanders won another primary, this time in West Virginia. As momentum continues to build for his campaign, so, too, grow the ranks of the disaffected who vow not to vote for Hillary Clinton. It should be clear to you and the Democratic National Committee that Hillary […]

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Clinton’s Democratic Party can’t defend democracy

May 6, 2016  by Joseph Skulan I do not believe that Donald Trump is insane, except in sharing the socipathology of all people who thrive in the current political world. I also don’t really want to see the country crash and burn as a prelude to something better, although I do think that we are […]

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Dear Dems: Stick to the platform or we’re gone

May 6, 2016 by Barbara With The race for the democratic nomination lurches forward as Bernie Sanders won another unexpected victory in Indiana. With each win, the party divides further, split between Sanders and We the People who stand behind his FDR-style popularism, and Clinton, the Wall Street limousine Democrats, and her global financiers. Out of this split have […]

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An aerial view of the Rio Doce (Doce River), which was flooded with mud after a dam owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd burst, at an area where the river joins the sea on the coast of Espirito Santo in Regencia Village, Brazil, November 23, 2015. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

When it comes to the water, Hillary Clinton is dead wrong

May 1, 2016 by Barbara With The 2016 race for the Democratic presidential nomination is proving to be rip-tear-claw between those who demand “vote-blue-no-matter-who” party loyalty and those refuse to vote the lessor of two evils and won’t stand with Hillary. To understand why so many won’t back Clinton if she wins the democratic nomination, one must look past […]

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Cyber attack on Bernie FB pages the night before five primaries

April 25, 2016 by Barbara With Tonight on the eve of five primary elections, many Bernie Sanders Facebook pages are being systematically attacked and likely closed down by operatives working on behalf of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Rhode Island are all scheduled for crucial primary elections tomorrow. Sanders has been polling ahead […]

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Before there were Super Delegates: The Henry Wallace Story

April 16, 2016 by Barbara With The rise of independents Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in this year’s presidential primary—both men are new to their respective parties—has created a dilemma for the party loyalists and their bosses. While the Republicans are frantically trying to hatch a plan to stop Trump, the Democrats have a device—superdelegates—specifically […]

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton address the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in Minneapolis on August 28, 2015.  (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)

UPDATED: Democratic Party of Wisconsin helps billionaires channel donations to Clinton campaign

April 7, 2016 by Rebecca Kemble and Barbara With Documents obtained from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) website show that the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) has been used as a conduit to pass $207,000 from the Hillary Victory Fund (HVF) back to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) as a way to allow Clinton’s billionaire […]

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Meet the Clinton Campaign Money Makers Funneling Money Through the Wisconsin Democratic Party

April 7, 2016 by Barbara With Meet some of the power players of the Hillary Victory Fund whose contributions were funneled through the Democratic Party of Wisconsin directly back to the Democratic National Committee on behalf of Clinton. Click on links below to see all their Super Pac and outside group donations (courtesy Center for Responsive Politics): Haim […]

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