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The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

-The process of selecting a Democratic candidate to run against President Trump is well under way. And we can quibble over the fact that there are too many people running or nitpick some of the candidates, but I think we can agree that, to this point, it’s mostly been a discussion of ideas, as opposed to the contentious Republican debates of four years ago. -Oh, here we go again. -I’m sorry. What was that? -Oh, nothing. You were just elevating…

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Heated NY Primary Pits Corrupt Establishment Democrat Against Young Democratic Socialist

Heated NY Primary Pits Corrupt Establishment Democrat Against Young Democratic Socialist

BEN NORTON: It’s The Real News. I’m here with Howie Klein today to discuss one of the most closely watched primary Democratic races going on. And that is in New York. A progressive who’s endorsed by Our Revolution, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is running for the U.S. House to represent the 14th Congressional District in New York, and she’s running against Joe Crowley, who since 2016 has been chair of the House Democratic Caucus. So Crowley has the fourth-highest rank in Democratic…

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Could America Elect A Socialist President?

Could America Elect A Socialist President?

I was a victim too, at least my wife was. She had friends who were Socialists. Socialism has long been a forbidden word in American politics. Seen as synonymous with communism and the polar opposite of the capitalist American dream that celebrates the ambitions of the individual, it is frequently used by those on the right as symptomatic of a failed state. The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully…

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Young Voters Will Bring Us Democratic Socialism. It’s A Matter Of Time.

Young Voters Will Bring Us Democratic Socialism. It’s A Matter Of Time.

>>INTERESTING DEMOGRAPHIC HERE ON THE VOTERS IN THIS PRIMARY. JUST ONE THING ABOUT WHERE THE YOUNG VOTES ARE GOING. HERE’S THE QUICK SUMMARY — BERNIE SANDERS. BUT THE INTERESTING PART IS HOW OVERWHELMING IT IS. SO FAR IN THE PRIMARIES HE HAS GOTTEN MORE VOTES UNDER THE AGE OF 30 THAN HILLARY CLINTON AND DONALD TRUMP COMBINED. ISN’T THAT AMAZING? LOOK AT THE CHART HERE. HE HAS GOT 1.5 MILLION VOTES FROM PEOPLE UNDER 30, HILLARY CLINTON AROUND 600,000, TRUMP…

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Opinion | This is not your grandfather’s concept of socialism

Opinion | This is not your grandfather’s concept of socialism

“I think we’re gonna have a red wave, not a blue wave.” Looks like there is a red wave coming these midterm elections, but it’s not the one Trump’s been tweeting about. “For me, democratic socialism is about, really, the value for me is that I believe that in a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no person in America should be too poor to live.” So when most Americans think about socialism, they’re still thinking about the Cold War, they’re…

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Socialism ruled the Democratic debate: Varney

Socialism ruled the Democratic debate: Varney

STUART: A BATTLE FOR THE HART AND SOUL OF THE DEMOCRAT PARTY. THE FAR LEFT WON. LAST NIGHT SANDERS AND WARREN WERE THE CLEAR STANDOUTS. SOCIALISM RULED THE DEBATE. THIS IS NOT GOOD NEWS FOR THE DEMOCRATS. MIDDLE AMERICA DOES NOT WANT OPEN BORDERS, DOESN’T WANT TO END PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE OR PAY FOR ILLEGALS AND DOES NOT WANT TO PAY MORE IN TAXES. THAT IS WHERE WARREN AND SANDERS ARE TAKING THE PARTY. WHERE WERE THE MODERATES? AMY KLOBUCHAR…

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Han vs Tsai, Showdown 2020 | Taiwan Insider | July 18, 2019 | RTI

Han vs Tsai, Showdown 2020 | Taiwan Insider | July 18, 2019 | RTI

this is Taiwan insider a weekly news roundup brought to you by Radio Taiwan international every week we give you an inside look at the biggest and most interesting stories coming out of Taiwan I'm now Lisa and I'm Andrew Ryan and here's your week in a minute the KMT has picked gauhar han gauri as its 2020 presidential candidate that's after Han won a nationwide telephone poll with forty four point eight percent of the vote han says despite…

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"Bad Blue" Democrats Are In Deep Trouble

"Bad Blue" Democrats Are In Deep Trouble

there are gonna be a lot of primaries necessary to reshape the Democratic Party there are still many awful Democrats holding elected office around the country and coming on now to talk about 15 of those Democrats is norman solomon author and political activist norma and welcome to the damage report thanks a lot that's great to have you on you have your bad blues report detailing 15 different Democrats key tell us a little bit about how you put…

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A Tale Of Two Populisms: The Trump Brand VS Economic Populism

A Tale Of Two Populisms: The Trump Brand VS Economic Populism

so guy much has been made over the obviously the 2016 election we are still in many respects figuring out what happened obviously because there are many people who want to defeat Donald Trump the next time around and are making those assessments and in your piece you lay out the the one of the primary distinctions between the populism that we see growing on the left and the populism that is attributed to Donald Trump give us a sense…

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