Tuesday, July 12, 2016

HOW DEMOCRATIC IS THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY? 85 percent of Democratic congressional Representatives and the overwhelming majority of the party’s rank and file oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). In addition, both major pre-candidates (Sanders and Clinton) are publicly opposed to it. Yet the Democratic convention platform committee refused to draft a statement in opposition to the TPP. It also refused to call the occupation of the West Bank by Israel an “occupation,” as the Sanders people proposed. If it’s not an occupation, then what do you call it?


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