Category Archives: 2016 Election Commentary

After, or with Bernie, the task remains the same

Building a people’s opposition to the two parties of capitalism

The Bern for Bernie has become much more than a campaign for the nomination. By giving a voice to the widespread discontent in America it is challenging both the GOP’s rightwing politics and the neo-liberal, corporate politics of the Democratic Party. This grassroots upsurge has the billionaire class and their political representatives in both major parties worried. What worries them most, however, is that the politics behind Bernie could coalesce into an independent political movement to challenge the two-party system they control. Continue reading