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Noam Chomsky: Democratic Party Centrism Risks Handing Election to Trump

Noam Chomsky: Democratic Party Centrism Risks Handing Election to Trump

As the 2020 election race heats up, U.S. politics, the nation’s political culture as a whole, and even the future of organized human life are at a crossroads. Another four years of Donald Trump would deliver nightmarish blows to democracy and social rights, handing an unthinkable mandate to a president who has become notorious for undermining virtually everything of decent value to humanity.

Is Pete Buttigieg Just a Shill for Corporations and the Donor Class? | Common Dreams Views

Is Pete Buttigieg Just a Shill for Corporations and the Donor Class?

Why has Buttigieg flipped from being a putative progressive to being perhaps the most conservative, pro-corporate Democrat remaining in the field? A good place to start would be to follow the money… Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, the fourth-largest town in Indiana, is the shiny new object in the race to become the Democrats’ candidate for president in 2020.

‘I Need to Claim My First Victim’: Alleged Neo-Nazis’ Violent Plans for Virginia Rally Revealed – VICE

‘I Need to Claim My First Victim’: Alleged Neo-Nazis’ Violent Plans for Virginia Rally Revealed

The pro-gun rally in Virginia on Monday could have been a bloodbath if the FBI hadn’t arrested three alleged members of the violent neo-Nazi organization The Base last week. Court documents released Tuesday show how alleged Base members William Garfield Bilbrough IV, Patrik Jordan Mathews, and Brian Mark Lemley Jr.

The FBI Just Put White Nationalists and Neo-Nazis on the Same Threat Level as ISIS – VICE

The FBI Just Put White Nationalists and Neo-Nazis on the Same Threat Level as ISIS

The FBI has elevated racially-motivated violent extremism to a “national threat priority,” in yet another sign that the U.S. government has finally woken up to the threat posed by white nationalists and neo-Nazis at home and abroad.

 

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