While the New York congressional candidate is an anomaly when it comes Democratic Socialists of America winning federal-level primaries thus far, energy within her party is mounting around policy ideas the movement espouses, including the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcements, Medicare for All, a $15 an hour federal minimum wage, and tax increases for wealthy Americans. By Caitlin Huey-Burns.
The base of the Democratic Party is much further to the left than moderates recognize. By Sarah Jones.
Both Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the new Democratic nominee for Congress in New York, describe themselves as socialists. But, in fact, there is no evidence they actually are. By Roy Cordato.
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A response to Gil Sewall's critique of the left-wing professor earlier this month. By David Masciotra.
Mainstream fact-checkers are still trying to discredit Bernie Sanders's Medicare-for-All plan. But there's no way around it: single-payer is entirely realistic. By Matt Bruenig.
If every major country on earth can guarantee healthcare to all and achieve better health outcomes, while spending substantially less per capita than we do, it is absurd for anyone to suggest that the United States of America cannot do the same... Let's be clear. The American people are increasingly tired of a healthcare system that works for Wall Street investors, insurance companies and the pharmaceutical industry—but ignores their needs. By Bernie Sanders.