We have discussed ‘Our Revolution’ here many times, and have pointed out the ambiguity of the term ‘revolution’, which shouldn’t be ambiguous at all: it means regime change, a new constitution, and a comprehensive solution to the issues of democracy, capitalism, american imperialism, globalization, Israel, next to the indictment of the US government for its covert actions, deep state, 9/11 conspiracy against its own people and the criminal character of the whole government, along with the corruption of democracy by the systemic bribery of its elected officials, making democratic action impossible.
Last but not least, that is, first, is the crisis of climate change. It is hard to see how the current political scene, which has stalled so much as a supreme court justice, can do anything at all, let alone deal with climate and the rest of it.
Meanwhile it is unclear if genuflection to Clinton will be suspended in reduced awe.
It is hard to see how the limited goals set by Sanders could be achieved. Is this serious, or just pro forma?
That agenda includes overturning the disastrous Supreme Court decision on Citizens United, raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, expanding Social Security, breaking up “too-big-to-fail banks,” making public colleges and universities tuition-free for the middle class, and rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure. It also includes pay equity for women, a new approach toward trade, aggressive action to combat climate change, raising taxes on the wealthy and large corporations, lowering prescription drug prices, a significant movement toward universal health care, and major reforms in our criminal justice and immigration systems.