The Republican party wants my liberal vote. This was the most shocking wave to wash over my brain last week as I sat in the convention center in Cleveland. It was more startling in its way than the storm of hate that I saw descend on former GOP hero Ted Cruz, stranger than the absence of almost all the party’s recent standard-bearers, weirder than the police-state atmosphere that hovered over the streets of the city.
Abby Zimet, staff writerWhere to begin with the GOP’s upstart vulgarian and his portrait of an apocalyptic hellscape of America, all fear and lies and venom? Maybe start with revisiting Norman Mailer and his prescient 1968 view of that “psychic island”…» Read more
Nadia Prupis, staff writerDocumentary filmmaker and political commentator Michael Moore is “sorry to have to be the buzzkill here so early on,” he said from the grounds of the Republican National Convention (RNC) on Thursday, but he thinks the GOP’s pr…» Read more
Lauren McCauley, staff writerThe future of the Republican Party is “screwed,” as one delegate put it after being informed by GOP pollster Frank Luntz that conservatives have “lost” an entire generation of voters.
The comments were overheard by a repor…» Read more
Lauren McCauley, staff writerProtests, discord, and heightened security announced the start of the Republican National Convention (RNC) on Monday as thousands marched on downtown Cleveland calling on the GOP to reverse its racist policies and “Dump Tru…» Read more
CODEPINK will be part of the Coalition to Stop Trump and March on the RNC and the End Poverty Now! March on Monday, July 18th to protest the GOP’s corporate backers profiteering off of endless war abroad while the shameful epidemic of poverty continues unabated in the richest country on the planet.