The long presidential campaign in the United States began with an unexpected result in the Democratic Party primaries: the landslide victory of Bernie Sanders — a little-known senator, 74 years old, who defines himself as a socialist — in New Hampshire over Hillary Clinton, the former first lady and former [Read more]
But if choosing Bernie over Hillary counts as "feminist", then feminism doesn't count for much any more.
<i>The Vermont senator who condemns the clout held by Wall Street and lobbies is very popular among young people. And he is hot on Hillary Clinton’s heels in the race for the Democratic nomination before the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday.</i>
At each of his meetings, the contrast is striking. As you see him [Read more]
However this election ends, in 2018 and 2020, the resentful Trump-Sanders electorate will not have disappeared, and the American dream will not have been magically restored.
New Hampshire is more than a warning: It is a wake-up call.
<i>In Nevada, the polls put her neck and neck with Bernie Sanders. Whatever the result may be, the former first lady has already lost her luster.</i>
The day before the Democratic caucus, things are heating up in Nevada, and it’s not because of the thermometer in this semi-desert state. According to a CNN survey, [Read more]
Michael Bloomberg still can’t decide. Should he launch himself into the presidential race and set his sights on the White House? “I find the level of discourse and discussion distressingly banal and an outrage and an insult to the voters,” declared the former New York mayor (2002-2013) to The Financial Times on [Read more]
Bernie Sanders is, by all accounts, an atypical candidate, but his narrative has come at the perfect time.
Sanders is benefitting from the type of superficial rhetoric, policies of delusional grandeur, and white male privilege he and his supporters claim to abhor.