Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: Bernie Sanders

After Iowa, why the establishment fears Sanders

I have a theory about why the Democratic Party Establishment – folks like John Kerry and Hillary Clinton, among others, are so freaked out about Bernie Sanders. It’s not because...

The Chron’s embarrassing attack on Boudin just got worse

The Chronicle has been attacking Chesa Boudin and the concept of serious criminal justice reform since he first announced he was running for DA. The paper’s editorial page editor,...

Oakland moms make national statement with housing victory

In a huge victory that may change the way Oakland (and other cities) looks at vacant housing, homeless mothers who took over an empty property in Oakland announced on...

DA Chesa Boudin sworn in with promises of dramatic reform

A reformer who has promised to shake up the broken criminal justice system was sworn into office Thursday, with a promise to end cash bail, end “three-strikes” sentencing, and...

Sorting out the California presidential primary

The March 3 primary in California matters; it could be a big day for the Democratic presidential candidates. But there are a lot of questions that may be answered...

Foreign Correspondent: What’s next for Bolivia after military coup?

In 2005, I sat in a lounge off the Senate chamber in La Paz, Bolivia, waiting for an interview. I was wearing my best coat and tie. With my...

As the fires rage and the blackouts continue, Newsom ducks

Gov. Gavin Newsom is sounding all harsh and tough toward PG&E as Northern California burns out of control again and the blackouts continue. At a press event that he promoted...

How the NY Times bungled coverage of the Warren/Sanders tax plans

I read The New York Times every day. I know people who have worked for the paper, and most of them are experienced professionals who try really hard to...

Sanders comes to SF to talk about ending student debt

Sen. Bernie Sanders held a town hall in San Francisco on Friday to discuss one of his campaign’s major promises: canceling student debt. An excited and packed crowd of more...

Once again, Biden looked terrible

  There were no defining moments in tonight’s debate – except for this: Once again, Joe Biden looked terrible. He couldn’t explain his health care plan, which doesn’t seem to be much...