Thursday, May 23, 2019

Reparations for Descendants of Slaves: An Issue Within the 2020 Field

"So if, under the Constitution, we compensate people because we take their property, why wouldn't you compensate people who actually were property?" Castro asked.

Herbalife May Come to Haunt the Kamala Harris Campaign

Pyramid schemes are illegal, and the line between pyramids on the one hand and legitimate multi-level marketing schemes on the other can be a fine one. Some believe that Herbalife has crossed that line.

A Wyoming Senate Seat Will be Open in 2020

The Story Senator Michael Enzi (R - WY) announced over the weekend that he will not run for re-election next year. This means there will...
Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 run

Tulsi Gabbard Says: Let’s Move Forward, Beyond Collusion Allegations

The Story: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hi) tweeted out a sentiment rare among the Democratic primary candidates who have thus...

Hickenlooper in CNN Commentary: Rethinking Employment

In his CNN Commentary, Hickenlooper reaffirmed the (capitalist) notion that it is the private sector that drives jobs growth. But there is much that needs to be rethought.
Does the Democratic Party have an identity crisis?

Democratic Presidential Primaries: The Next Round

The Story:  Within the Democratic Party competition for the Presidential nomination in 2020 is bound to be intense. Among...
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: I Believe Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser | All In | MSNBC

Sen. Gillibrand Opens Campaign with Fiery Anti-Trump Speech

There can be a price to be paid for being the candidate who chooses to go conspicuously negative. But Senator Gillibrand's campaign is committed to making a bravery-versus-fear contrast at the President's expense.
Sen. Kamala Harris pushes Medicare for all

What is Meant by “Medicare for All”?

It has become common for reporters to ask Democratic politicians who profess to support "Medicare for all" whether they want to eliminate private health insurance. Why that question is important and what it means.

Andrew Yang, the 2020 Campaign, and Yucca Mountain

The Story: Most of the Democratic Party's declared candidates for President have announced their opposition to the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project, in Nye County,...
South Bend Mayor Makes His Case For 2020 | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is Running for President

A candidate says that the idea of packing the Supreme Court to move it leftward is no laughing matter, suggests he would consider it.