If we would have known about Governor Northams’s blackface and other behaviors as a young man, then perhaps he would have never run in the primary at all or he would have been soundly beaten by Tom Perriello and Perriello, a true progressive, could be our governor today.
There is a growing consensus, not only among progressives, that 2020 race will see such issues as Medicare For All, a $15 minimum wage, help for student debt, a New Green Deal, a more progressive tax system will be front and center for all the candidates.
Connie Brennen told the Nelson Board of Supervisors, “This amendment is not just about women. I know each one of you has parents, has or may have children and grandchildren, and I know that each of you would want the law to be applied equally to all of them. This is the whole point of the amendment.”
No one is claiming a win on the fight over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Not those for it, not those against it. Those for the ACP are a bit discouraged, however. Those against the pipeline are a bit encouraged. Here’s a few reasons why: