The Democratic National Committee’s platform committee approved a draft of the party’s 2020 agenda this week and committee cochair Denis McDonough promptly described it as the “boldest Democratic platform in American history.” It’s not.
ALL POSTS BY John Nichols
- November 27, 2017“This naked corporatism is Washington at its worst,” says former FCC commissioner Michael Copps.
- September 26, 2017He’s stoking racial divisions in order to maintain a grip on a Senate seat that Democrats are surprisingly competitive for.
- July 11, 2017The opposition party should embrace a sweeping reform agenda that embraces the promise of voting rights, competitive elections and genuinely representative democracy.
- June 8, 2017A tech-savvy measure introduced by members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus would protect against cyber meddling.
- May 30, 2017“When people in power invent their own facts and attack those who question them, it can mark the beginning of the end of a free society.”
- May 4, 2017A fresh model for economic and social-justice politics is emerging in the South.