US Democrats Must Reform Their Party


Human Wrongs Watch

By John Scales Avery*

In her recent book “What Happened”, Hillary Clinton makes endless tearful, self-pitying excuses for the disastrous 2016 US election, in which the climate-change-denying, racist, wealth-worshipping Republican Party gained control over the Presidency, the Congress and the Senate.

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But what really happened in that terrible election was that voters were faced with a choice between two evils, and many disillusioned and disgusted young Democrats reacted by not voting at all.

The Democrats can win in 2018. They can win in 2020. But to do so, they must reform their party.

Experts agree that if Bernie Sanders had won the Democratic Primary, he would easily have defeated Donald Trump. But, as revealed by recent disclosures, the Democratic National Committee gave Clinton control over party funds well in advance of the Primary.

https://splinternews.com/donna-brazile-gives-the-biggest-proof-yet-that-democrat-1820073496

The mass media are also to blame. They blatantly favored Clinton and Trump, and failed to mention the enormous popularity of Sanders.

https://www.democracynow.org/2016/11/9/it_might_not_be_good_for

Both in the Senate, and as Secretary of State, Clinton supported America’s endless wars, which have brought chaos, death and misery to million of people throughout the world. Here are a few links that outline the effects of US militarism:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48120.htm

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48144.htm

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48126.htm

https://www.salon.com/2016/10/11/leaked-hillary-clinton-emails-show-u-s-allies-saudi-arabia-and-qatar-supported-isis/

What must the platform of the Democratic Party be in order to win both in 2018 and in 2020? That question is easily answered.

They must just listen to Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. These two immensely popular political leaders have outlined all of the steps that need to be taken.

Furthermore, if Warren runs for President in 2020, with Sanders as her running-mate, the ticket will easily beat all comers.

Let us hope that the world lasts that long.

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*AUTHOR: John Scales Avery, Ph.D., who was part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in organizing the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, is a member of the TRANSCEND Network and Associate Professor Emeritus at the H.C. Ørsted Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

He is chairman of both the Danish National Pugwash Group and the Danish Peace Academy and received his training in theoretical physics and theoretical chemistry at M.I.T., the University of Chicago and the University of London.

He is the author of numerous books and articles both on scientific topics and on broader social questions. His most recent books are Information Theory and Evolution and Civilization’s Crisis in the 21st Century (pdf).

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