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H. A. GOODMAN – Our nominee is a disaster: Time may be running out, but Democrats will come to rue Clinton over Sanders

Bernie Sanders is the only Democrat not linked to an FBI investigation. If this doesn’t mean anything to you, then you’re too terrified of Trump’s rallies to realize that Clinton could get indicted. Also, if you can’t fathom the possibility of Donald Trump winning, then keep in mind that most Americans don’t trust or like Hillary Clinton. A general election isn’t …

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Harvey Wasserman – Run, Bernie, Please Keep Running

e all win when Bernie Sanders runs. We need him to continue through the Democratic Convention and beyond. You can pardon my enthusiasm, but I’ll now be sending him my $27. That Bernie came in second in this past Tuesday’s primaries doesn’t mean much. He got more than enough votes to justify an ongoing campaign. And the longer he runs, …

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Bill Blum – Could a President Hillary Clinton Be Impeached Over Her Emails?

If Hillary Clinton is elected president, could her slow-bleeding email scandal lead to her impeachment? The question has been percolatingin right-wing circles since last October, when Republican Congressman Mo Brooks of Alabama broached the subject in an interviewwith conservative talk-radio host Matt Murphy. If Clinton makes it to the White House, Brooks declared in no uncertain terms, “the day she’s sworn in …

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U.S. Economic Confidence Index Retreats to -12

President Barack Obama’s upbeat analysis of the nation’s economic progress in his Jan. 12 State of the Union speech may have helped lift the weekly Economic Confidence Index five points to -7. That gain disappeared last week, with the index returning to -12. Nearly all the movement over the past three weeks has come among Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents, particularly …

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Kate Aronoff – Obama’s climate plan won’t save the planet, but it’s the result of a movement that will

In Thursday’s marathon prime-time Republican debates, climate change was not at the top of the agenda. Aside from a few mentions of “the energy revolution,” a buried and affirmative reference to the Keystone XL pipeline, and some broad-strokes jabs at regulation, the GOP’s candidates for president — with the help from the Fox News moderators — stuck to more familiar …

‘The Challenge of Journalism… Is to Survive in the Pressure Cooker of Plutocracy’ – Bill Moyers

The following remarks were made by Bill Moyers at the presentation of the Helen Bernstein Book Awards for Excellence in Journalism. The ceremony took place at the New York Public Library on May 26, 2015. Thank you for allowing me to share this evening with you. I’m delighted to meet these exceptional journalists whose achievements you honor with the Helen Bernstein Book …