Dealing with entrenched poverty costs real money, but less than we spend on the police, jails, drugs, alcoholism, and chronic illness - the dysfunction that comes from poverty.
Don't make the mistake of thinking that who you vote for determines what you fight for. It's not about the person. It's about the people.
Cruz's tax proposal would hit working families, retired persons on fixed incomes and the poor very hard.
Trump's fantasy plan is not only counter to everything America stands for, it would be impossible to carry out and does not address the circumstances that lead to tragedy.
Sanders' candidacy is a tale of taking down the right wing and appealing to ordinary people to become the authors of their own democracy and lives.
Bernie Sanders states that common people must unite and fight the one percent to restore democracy that has been hijacked by billionaires.
As a socialist, I support Bernie Sanders. But what if the role of a socialist is in fact to support Hillary?
The leaves are turning and cooler temperatures are beginning to prevail - it's election time.
It does no good to criticize him in traditional political terms, for he is not a politician at all.
It was Scott Walker himself whose continued bragging about how he had taken away the rights of workers in his home state that actually did him in.