George W. Bush Was Worse Than Donald Trump

TL;DR - Don't let your distaste for Trump justify war crimes. I can’t believe I have to do this, but apparently some people are forgetting that George W. Bush was single-handedly one of the worst presidents in our nation’s history. And yes, while Donald Trump is awful, he is also nowhere near the travesty of… Continue reading George W. Bush Was Worse Than Donald Trump

How Joe Biden Earns My Vote

TL;DR - Votes are earned, not foregone conclusions. Now that Senator Bernie Sanders has officially left the primary race, Joe Biden is the presumptive nominee. For progressives, it is a sad day but one we have seen coming for a while. It is still depressing, though, to see ourselves in the same (arguably, a worse)… Continue reading How Joe Biden Earns My Vote

Joe Biden Still Doesn’t Understand the Point of Medicare For All

Joe Biden is the presumptive nominee for the party, as painful as it is to admit. There are a number of factors for this: mediocre youth turnout, the massive generational divide, and -most importanly, I feel - the massive weight that was thrown behind him by the DNC and the mainstream media. However, ever since… Continue reading Joe Biden Still Doesn’t Understand the Point of Medicare For All

COVID-19 Proves Bernie Was Right All Along

A few days ago, the Center for Disease Control declared COVID-19 a pandemic. For those of you who don't know, a pandemic is a disease that has spread over a large geographic area, usually a country. There's still a lot of information being released on COVID-19, and we won't know the full impact of the… Continue reading COVID-19 Proves Bernie Was Right All Along

Debunking The Dumbest Question From The South Carolina Debate

The debate Tuesday night set in Charleston, South Carolina was a complete and utter mess. The moderators seem to lose control of the candidates, their questions were essentially the same as they have been since the beginning, and a large portion of it was dedicated to red-baiting Senator Bernie Sanders. There's a lot to talk… Continue reading Debunking The Dumbest Question From The South Carolina Debate

Must Reads: Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas

Note: This page has an affiliate link attached to the book discussed. We receive a commission for every purchase through the link. Help us support the site and the book author by purchasing it today. Growing up in Indiana my whole life, I’ve seen the worst effects of deindustrialization and neoliberalism up close and personal.… Continue reading Must Reads: Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas

The Case for Bernie Sanders

This likely doesn’t come as a surprise, but Bernie Sanders is the presidential candidate officially endorsed by Midwest Progressive. No other candidate has done more to fight for workers and the progressive values this country so desperately needs. You’ve likely heard of Bernie Sanders by now, and you probably get the gist of what he… Continue reading The Case for Bernie Sanders

Tonight Is Bernie’s Last Chance

In just a few hours, Bernie Sanders will take the stage with Joe Biden in the first one-on-one debate of the 2020 Democratic primary. It is a slightly different format, with things being far more relaxed then previous debates. In many ways, it is also Bernie’s last chance to make an impact on voters. While… Continue reading Tonight Is Bernie’s Last Chance