Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: Bernie Sanders

How Cuba is succeeding in the fight against COVID

One morning along a street with cracked sidewalks and houses with fading paint, Dr. Liz Caballero and two medical students stopped at every door in that part of Havana's...

Tom Ammiano’s feisty new memoir tells all, from Milk to mayoral run

"It's not about votes or vetos, it's about building movements," veteran politico and revered gay activist Tom Ammiano tells me, surveying the current local political scene. "What the Board...

Where’s the money for health care and saving the planet? Well, we clearly have it

With an unprecedented $2 trillion economic stabilization package at last finalized, and a flood of cash and credit emanating from the government to stem the dual crises of pandemic and...

Everyone has to sacrifice in these tough times — except the 1 percent

The governor told us last night that Californians all have to work together to prevent a greater public-health disaster. He said that “we are all learning to appreciate each...

A little perspective on the Democratic primaries

Let’s put the Democratic presidential primaries in a little perspective. Yes, the moderates and the party establishment, who clearly don’t want Bernie Sanders to be the nominee (and the party...

First results: A few surprises

The early results are in and there are some surprises. For starters, the numbers are very small – only 46,000 ballots were returned by mail before Election Day, and...

Election night live: Upbeat crowd at Sanders HQ

The Bernie Sanders’ San Francisco Office started to become more upbeat once the polls closed in California. At around 7:40pm, the office was busy with phone calls as the final...

Last-minute campaign intelligence — and Election Night Parties

I haven’t seen a campaign mailer from Rep. Nancy Pelosi in at least 20 years. She doesn’t make a habit of coming back to town before elections, either; she’s...

The Democratic convention delegates might matter — here’s how to apply

Let’s make a huge leap here – even before the California primary, and I will explain why in a moment – and look at what might happen in Milwaukee,...

If the Democrats want to elect Trump, just have more debates like this one

Much of the almost-unwatchable, atrociously badly moderated debate, was about trashing Bernie Sanders, and much of what some candidates said was that he would lose to Trump. Those candidates just...