.@iamcardib just said "the youth don't really rock with Joe Biden because he's conservative" and that Obama picked Biden as VP to get the conservative vote
youth voter turnout last night was disappointing. it would be cool if our leaders and political analysts treated it like a crisis to fix, and not something to be smug about
genuinely disturbing exchange between a @nytimes reporter and a Yale epidemiologist https://t.co/bmXS68Adsa
one of the biggest things I think young, healthy people could do to help on Election Day is volunteer to be a poll worker. They're often elderly, retired folks who likely can't/shouldn't this year, and many states legally have to shut locations if they lack enough volunteers
everyone in U.S media should be telling their viewers/readers about what the U.K is planning to do for its workers independent.co.uk/news/business/…..
this is the major downside??! https://t.co/yyPPyc1glk
So “the bottom line” is yes he called for social security cuts over four decades but it was a mainstream thing to do so who cares? https://t.co/a0FnnXBjbw
i hope that if @ewarren stays in the race, her campaign and her supporters will realize, very quickly, how destructive her growing attacks on Sanders and his campaign are to the progressive movement. moderates understand the progressive wing is something to be crushed
Instacart shoppers are planning a nationwide strike on Monday until the company agrees to its safety demands vice.com/en_us/article/…..
Biden had one decent debate (out of ten!) and gave one good speech in South Carolina and now every Democratic fundraiser and politician has decided to completely shrug at his campaign performance for the entire preceding year. Cool great and reassuring!
NEW: Over 100 doctors in Houston have signed a letter condemning @RepDanCrenshaw for "spreading dangerous disinformation" on COVID-19 and undermining their ability to keep Texans safe
Larry Krasner: “Anyone, including federal law enforcement, who unlawfully assaults and kidnaps people will face criminal charges from my office.” bloomberg.com/news/articles/…..
nothing in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act addresses the cost of *treating* COVID-19, just testing for it. time.com/5806312/corona…..
please please please please please please please cancel tomorrow's primaries this is so insane
any moderator who doesn’t make clear to viewers that Sanders’s views on Israel are in line with the majority of American Jews based on all available polling is failing
“it's become clear that transmission by people who are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic is responsible for more transmission than previously thought.” cnn.com/2020/03/14/hea…..
For Bernie Sanders supporters who think Elizabeth Warren should drop out — read this by @ryangrim + me theintercept.com/2020/03/03/war…..
A progressive challenger was attacked for calling to defund the police. She won anyway. interc.pt/307BRhB..
I wrote about @Janeese4DC's campaign and victory
If Bernie loses there are going to be a lot of loud voices on the left insisting Warren could have saved him - either via a prompt endorsement, or a quicker end to her bid. Needless to say that’s wishful and way too convenient
thinking about how the euphemism society has landed on for police in schools is “school resource officer”
Someone please report who is in that audience
“Please, Congressman Crenshaw. We are tired. We are your neighbors. And we are the medical professionals you claim to represent."
full letter embedded in the piece: theintercept.com/2020/07/17/hou…..
if you’re one of those people tweeting with confidence about how the general election will go and what voters will think...aren’t you even a little embarrassed