July 14, 2011
From yesterday’s New York Times, a front-page headline and its sub-headline:
Assassination in Afghanistan Creates a VoidKarzai’s Half-Brother Was Divisive Force
So now they have to come up with another divisive force?
The veteran senator is a fixture of California politics, but she personifies the Golden State’s past—not its present or future.
Full employment is still necessary, but rebuilding the middle class also requires dethroning shareholders and boosting worker power.
Sanders’s Medicare for All bill is built on the understanding that revolutions take time.
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