The momentum story: How the Bernie Sanders crowd can still win

The media and the political class have called it — Bernie Sanders has lost the Democratic Presidential nomination. They are flat wrong, and not for the first time.Here’s the real story: the Sanders campaign is changing the laws of political physics — just like Trump did, only far more profoundly. The Bernie crowd is building the most extraordinary grassroots momentum I have ever seen. The movement is gathering strength by the day, and its chances to win are growing fast.

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Op Ed: Trans-Pacific Partnership is colonization by corporation

On Feb. 4, 2016, trade representatives from 12 countries gathered to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Over 40 per cent of the global economy is represented by Canada, the United States, Mexico, Peru, Chile, New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei and Japan — the signatory countries. Criticized for five years of secret negotiations that ultimately place corporate rights above the rights of the people, the land and the water, the TPPA has been dubbed as “an international Corporate Bill of Rights.” Canadian Minister of International Trade, Chrystia Freeland, joined 11 other representatives to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement last week. The TPPA stands to erase, not only the rights of average Canadians, but also the rights of Indigenous …

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Justice Dept. grants immunity to staffer who set up Clinton email server

Democrats could be on the verge of nominating someone who is indicted before they step into the White House. This could lead to her impeachment if Ms.Clinton is elected President. You can bet Republicans will try to do just that. Do we want to go through this legal circus…once again:

The Justice Department has granted immunity to the former State Department staffer who worked on Hillary Clinton’s private email server as part of a criminal investigation into the possible mishandling of classified information, according to a senior law enforcement official.