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Despite faults in election system, go vote

Despite faults in election system, go vote

Henry Mitchell

March 4, 2020

Today, March 3, is “Super Tuesday” when 14 states will hold their primary elections. Many people are rightfully worried about their preferred candidate not getting nominated as the official Democratic Party nominee. We need to keep fighting and remember our votes do matter. Despite the flaws i...

Happening now: Live updates from the Bernie Sanders Vermont rally

Happening now: Live updates from the Bernie Sanders Vermont rally

Staff Report

March 3, 2020

ESSEX, VT–Two Cynic reporters have traveled to the Champlain Valley Exposition for the Sen. Bernie Sanders Super Tuesday rally. We will be updating this story. 6:30: As supporters start to file into the room, the room is getting increasingly hot, loud and crowded. Future voter and first ...

Don’t count out Bernie Sanders just yet

Don’t count out Bernie Sanders just yet

Matt Heineman

February 28, 2020

Political experts on the left sometimes argue that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ supporters could present a problem for the Democratic Party’s effort to defeat President Donald Trump in the presidential election. They are wrong. Some notable criticisms have come from figures such as New York Times opinion ...

Structural change must come from political revolution

Structural change must come from political revolution

Mills Sparkman

February 13, 2020

When Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced her candidacy for president last year, I was thrilled to support her. Now I’m not so sure. Warren was a fresh face to many, myself included. She is a public school teacher turned Harvard law professor turned senator, and a Republican turned Democrat....

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