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Will the Democratic Party Listen to its Populist Wing?
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By Katelyn Johnson and Jonathan Westin As establishment favorite Rahm Emanuel fights desperately for his political survival against a less well-known progressive populist candidate, could the same thing happen to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary? With standard-bearers like Senator Elizabeth Warren, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and Jesús “Chuy” García tackling […]

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Demand Mayor Rahm Emanuel Resign!

For over a year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel knew about the gruesome murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. In fact, it wasn’t until a journalist sued the city of Chicago to get video footage of the murder released and the Black community rose up in protest that Mayor Emanuel finally decided to …