Democrats

Last week I had the opportunity to address the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) platform committee in Phoenix, Arizona. Tens of thousands of us have been petitioning the DNC and their Republican counterparts to include a ban on fracking, and a move to #KeepItInTheGround in this year’s platforms.Phoenix was the second city in two weeks to hear testimony from invited guests and […]

With both the presidential primaries winding down, both the DNC and GOP are developing their party platforms ahead of their respective conventions in July. The platforms are supposed to define a sort of consensus positions for each party’s candidates during the general election season. A sort of short list of what it means to be a Democrat or Republican in […]

Last night marked the ninth, and likely final, debate between Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who are both vying for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States. The location of the debate, Brooklyn, New York, my hometown and a place where both candidates have personal and professional roots.The stars were out in […]