At Her Biggest Rally, Elizabeth Warren Laid Out A Model For Her Own Kind Of Movement
September 17, 2019 at 1:11 PM - Views: 52 #152672
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At the marble arches that stand atop this lower Manhattan landmark, a crowd of an estimated 20,000 people on Monday night wielded signs about “big structural change.” Introductory speakers told the crowd that Democrats didn’t just need the energy of a “blue wave” — but “a plan.” And Warren, invoking the story of the nearby factory fire that set off a wave of feminist activism in 1911 and helped lead to the New Deal, outlined a theory of change that combines movement-driven pressure “from the outside” with the tactical power of a leader working the system “from the inside.”
At her campaign events, the 70-year-old Massachusetts senator usually builds a case for her plan to fix a “corrupt Washington” around her on story: She talks about watching her family fall from the middle class in Oklahoma, learning words like “mortgage” as a kid, or about her career studying the root cause of bankruptcies, or fighting companies like Wells Fargo as a senator.
On Monday, Warren presented another woman’s story as the model for her movement for “big structural change.” Frances Perkins, the suffragist who would go on to serve as Franklin Roosevelt’s labor secretary and help advance the New Deal, witnessed the 1911 fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory just east of the park that killed nearly 150 garment workers locked inside, the vast majority of them women.
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September 17, 2019 at 1:45 PM #152738
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Ewww, I need a shower just from reading the snippet. What a pile of shit. I bet some of the crowd were paid or volunteers so they could crow “Bernies not the only one who is generating enthusiasm!” EW is a phony and a panderer.
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September 17, 2019 at 1:54 PM #152743
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No sale. Bernie or Green, and I do not believe Warren for a second. “Big structural change” from Warren is just more rules and regulations for the MIC and Wall Street to sail around. Nothing Warren proposes would prevent more women dying in a factory fire. Bernie or Green. Period.
I will not vote for a Vichy Dem. Period. As always, I decide who is a Vichy Dem.
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September 17, 2019 at 2:36 PM #152754
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Yep – the picture is growing clearer. Warren wants to tweak a failed system. Bernie wants a new system. I’m with Bernie. The present system must go.
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September 17, 2019 at 4:47 PM #152901
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Warren’s plan should be called, ‘Winding Back The Clock’ to moralize the Marketplace. I need to hear what Dr. Wolff thinks of Warren’s Capitalism Redo.
Below is an article form April 2019.
2020 Campaign Season: We the People are in the fight for our lives and livelihoods.
September 17, 2019 at 6:09 PM #153007
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Oh god. Is Warren pimping the woman angle bullshit now? She’s so phony and nauseating.
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