Millennials are ripe for socialism: A generation is rising up against neoliberal oppression

Millennials are ripe for socialism: A generation is rising up against neoliberal oppression

Gallup finds up to 70 percent of young Americans favor wealth redistribution. Elites have only themselves to blame by ANIS SHIVANI, ALTERNET   Few developments have caused as much recent consternation among advocates of free-market capitalism as various findings that millennials, compared to previous generations, are exceptionally receptive to socialism. A recent Reason-Rupe survey found that a majority of Americans under 30 have a more favorable view of socialism than of capitalism. Gallup finds that almost 70 percent of young…

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Fighting words from Bernie Sanders: “I know that the Clinton campaign thinks this campaign is over. They’re wrong.”

Fighting words from Bernie Sanders: “I know that the Clinton campaign thinks this campaign is over. They’re wrong.”

Fighting words from Bernie Sanders: “I know that the Clinton campaign thinks this campaign is over. They’re wrong.” After winning in Indiana, Bernie Sanders says he has no plans to quit the race THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that his primary bid against Hillary Clinton was far from over, pointing to his victory in Indiana and strength in upcoming races as a sign of his durability in the presidential campaign. “I know that…

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Bernie is the hero of 2016: Just because he’s losing the nomination doesn’t mean he’s failed

Bernie is the hero of 2016: Just because he’s losing the nomination doesn’t mean he’s failed

Bernie is the hero of 2016: Just because he’s losing the nomination doesn’t mean he’s failed Sanders should continue his fight to represent the interests of American workers. There’s too much at stake CONOR LYNCH Since Hillary Clinton’s triumphant Tuesday, in which she won four out of the five state primaries and padded her delegate lead — almost ensuring her the Democratic nomination for president — the Bernie Sanders campaign has noticeably adjusted its tone, hinting, as the New York Times reports, that “the senator is…

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Jill Stein pens open letter to Bernie: Green Party presidential candidate invites Sanders to “cooperate on political revolution”

Jill Stein pens open letter to Bernie: Green Party presidential candidate invites Sanders to “cooperate on political revolution”

“The Democratic machine has launched an unjust attack on your campaign,” Stein writes to Sanders SOPHIA TESFAYE While overly presumptive Republican presidential candidates are rushing to announce potential vice presidential running mates, one presidential candidate is openly courting the idea of a bipartisan unity ticket. Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for president, wrote an open letter to Bernie Sanders, asking the Independent Vermont senator to consider ditching his attempt to win the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination…

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This is what the revolution looks like: Former Sanders staffers are launching a new PAC aimed at midterm Congressional elections

This is what the revolution looks like: Former Sanders staffers are launching a new PAC aimed at midterm Congressional elections

This is what the revolution looks like: Former Sanders staffers are launching a new PAC aimed at midterm Congressional elections The ambitious new plan by Bernie staffers is a giant leap in guaranteeing his movement endures SEAN ILLING Bernie Sanders has called his campaign a “political revolution.” The word “revolution” is poorly defined in the political science literature, and it’s used so often in popular culture as to strip it of any concrete meaning. Generally,…

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Enough with the Hillary cult: Her admirers ignore reality, dream of worshipping a queen

Enough with the Hillary cult: Her admirers ignore reality, dream of worshipping a queen

Clinton voters overlook money lust, shadowy surrogates, sociopathic policy shifts, horrific overseas record. Why? CAMILLE PAGLIA What is it with the Hillary cult? As a lifelong Democrat who will be enthusiastically voting for Bernie Sanders in next week’s Pennsylvania primary, I have trouble understanding the fuzzy rosy filter through which Hillary fans see their champion. So much must be overlooked or discounted—from Hillary’s compulsive money-lust and her brazen indifference to normal rules to her conspiratorial…

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Yes, Bernie Sanders is not a Democrat — and Hillary represents the very worst of the party

Yes, Bernie Sanders is not a Democrat — and Hillary represents the very worst of the party

Sanders has exposed just how reactionary and corrupt the Democratic Party is—while Clinton wants things to carry on  BEN NORTON A new strategy has emerged in the Hillary Clinton camp: No longer even try to match Bernie Sanders’ left-wing politics — which the Wall Street-backed multimillionaire war hawk Clinton is fundamentally incapable of doing. Instead, appeal to authority and accuse the democratic socialist of disloyalty to the corrupt Democratic Party. Clinton’s campaign did just that this week, condemning Sanders…

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