Reaching Out to Bernie Supporters: A Primer
Jul30

Reaching Out to Bernie Supporters: A Primer

Now that the Democratic National Convention is over and Hillary Clinton has officially accepted the party’s nomination, millions of people are celebrating the historic event. But not everyone is #WithHer. There are millions more people who still #FeelTheBern and are feeling rather burned by actual proof that the DNC never treated Bernie Sanders fairly. (First tip: Don’t argue this point with Bernie supporters. Even Harry...

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The Massive Internal Conflict for Berniecrats Like Me
Jul27

The Massive Internal Conflict for Berniecrats Like Me

Can the Democratic Party be more progressive? Of course we can! We’re working on it. “Love Trumps Hate” signs passed around the hall, acknowledging one of Bernie Sanders’ primary messages. It was nice to hear that there has been more progress on the party platform since the unfortunate reports from this weekend and previous weeks. Take back the Senate. Elect progressive leaders up and down the ballot. I still...

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DNCC Accessibility Scorecard: D-

Day 1 at the Democratic National Convention (Monday) I decided that today* would be spent determining how accessible it is to get around the convention as a disabled person. Between my Asperger’s and my Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (and the 100 degree heat) it is QUITE obvious that I am not a healthy, able-bodied person. As a matter of fact, I’m sitting here in a t-shirt I bought at the Wells Fargo Center after a volunteer at...

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Democrats vs. Republicans: It Will Only Get Worse Until We Stop Playing the Game
Jun23

Democrats vs. Republicans: It Will Only Get Worse Until We Stop Playing the Game

The following is a guest post submitted by fellow mom and Democrat Josephine Moore, New York Democratic Delegate for Bernie Sanders, who was also our original source for our post about the assault that occurred at a New York State delegate meeting earlier this week. She has two kids, a daughter who is five and a son who is three. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect...

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NYS Democratic Delegation Meeting Goes Horribly Wrong
Jun21

NYS Democratic Delegation Meeting Goes Horribly Wrong

What happened in New York State may not be indicative of what’s happening in official Democratic Party proceedings across the United States, but some of us wouldn’t be surprised if this is representative of how Democrats are treating fellow Democrats elsewhere. I stumbled upon a story from one of my district’s delegates who will be attending the Democratic National Convention in July. (This story is developing and...

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