In the current anti-Trump political environment, should Americans go for what they really want, or should they be content to defeat Trump and preserve/conserve the status quo that keeps the 99% in economic bondage?
PlanetPOV will be hosting a live chat simultaneously with the debate, to share reactions, insights and humor as the debate plays out. The Live Chat and debate both start at 6:00pm PDT/9:00pm PDT.
We will likely see the largest and most diverse field of Democrats running for the presidential nomination. Here is our Way Too Early List of which Democrats may be more or less likely to win the 2020 nomination and why.
Our electoral system in this country is shot full of holes. It is unstable, unreliable, and fragile. It is extremely vulnerable. It is unconstitutional because it is unfair.
We're having a special edition of Vox Populi tonight to coincide with the Democratic Debate that starts at 8:00pm EST/ 5:00pm PST. So Vox Populi, our weekly live chat, will accompany the debate and start at the same time but feel free to join us early or at the usual 7:00pm PST time. We'll be here, watching and commenting live on tonight's important debate!
With 20 Plus individuals seeking to be Commander in Chief, it is worthwhile to consider what makes one person superior to another in seeking the nomination. Scholars have assembled a number of lists. Here is an essay that gathers a number of them together.
Why isn't the "white working class" identity politics? Are these politicians saying that what is good for the white working class, is good for everyone? In a perfect world, what is good for one American SHOULD be good for ALL Americans. The problem is we don't live in a perfect world.

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