Good morning friends! The news roundup/open thread are within… meanwhile I’m testing out this little ‘excerpt’ option so my post does not take up the entire page and to hopefully help reduce loading times.
Good morning everyone. Just throwing out a quick open discussion thread. As of 4:15 this morning, below is what I am seeing in the news in regards to the Sanders & The Democratic Platform. Discussion to comments of course can center on any and all topics.. just keep it civil (I’ll have a post up soon on what what means to me and thus the site itself).. and have a great day! In platform fight, Sanders loses on trade but wins on minimum wage Bernie Sanders’ campaign is declaring victory after striking deals with Hillary Clinton’s allies over climate change, …Continue reading →
Via Politico: Sanders Threatens A Platform Fight Over TPP & Fracking Bernie Sanders has one big demand when the Democratic National Committee’s full platform committee meets in Orlando on Friday: Put the party on record as strongly opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. When the 187-member panel considers amendments to the draft platform hammered out by the 15-person drafting committee, Sanders’ allies will look to push a long list of policy tweaks: a carbon tax, a ban on fracking, and language promising to expand Medicare. Opposing the TPP — the sweeping 12-nation trade deal negotiated by the Obama administration — is the …Continue reading →