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~ December 4, 2017


NinaTurnerBernieRallyNina Turner: Why is Nina Turner a rising star of the Left? NinaTurnerBernie20201You need only listen to her to know.











~ November 13, 2017


WallaceShawnDemocracyWallace Shawn: Inconceivable! Why does the famous playwright and actor call WallaceShawn1himself a socialist? Listen for yourself.






~ October 23, 2017


RosarioDawson3Rosario Dawson: The actress is an avid supporter of the Left, as we learned when she campaigned forRosarioDawson1 Bernie in 2016. She’s great in this clip.





~ October 16, 2017


JamesCromwell1James Cromwell: The actor is a thoughtful and passionate protestor, against some messed up things that are going on in this world. This clip fromJamesCromwellArrested1 Democracy Now is a fine example.







~ October 9, 2017


AmyVilelaRally1Amy Vilela: Amy decided to run for Congress in Nevada after she realized that the Democratic incumbent, Rubin Kihuen, AmyVilelawithduaghter2was not going to support Medicare-for-all. What’s motivating her? The death of her under-insured daughter.





~ October 2, 2017


NellMinowSpeaking1Nell Minow: We’re stuck, for now, with corporate gigantism. Minow challenges the aristocratic governance of large companies, fighting for greater shareholder control. She’s relentless NellMinowCSPAN1on this topic, as you can see here.






~ September 25, 2017


ProfCornellWest1Prof Cornell West: The good doctor is one of the most engaging speakers on the Left. In this clip, he goes to town on Hillary Clinton’s duplicity. CornellWestArrested1









~ September 11, 2017


AmyGoodmanAmy Goodman: The long-time host of Democracy Now. On occassion she even gets arrested doing her job.DemocracyNow









~ September 4, 2017


JillSteinforPresident1Jill Stein: She was the Green Party Presidential candidate in 2012 and 2016. She's smart, articulate, and a straight-up Lefty. JillSteinDebateClintonTrump1








~ August 28, 2017


JimKeady1Jim Keady: Jim Keady stood up to Gov. Christie at a news conference, said no to a Nike endorsement (because they run huge sweatshops), and is running for Congress in New Jersey. JimKeady2This ex-athlete, present tavern-owner, and vigorous activist, is a real Lefty. Check out this Jimmy Dore interview. - Visit his website -






~ August 21, 2017


LewisLapham1Lewis Lapham: The brilliant writer, and editor for years at Harpers, is an eloquent advocate for sensible, humane government. Co-creator of a terrific documentary (The American Ruling Class), Lapham is an American Voltaire. AmericanRulingClass1Here he's in an older interview, on Washington becoming Versailles




~ August 14, 2017


AlexandriaOcasioCortezAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Rising star among progressive Democrats, here comes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She's going after corporate tool, Joe Crowley, for New York's 14th congressional district. Crowley is now pretending to be a progressive, but heAlexandriaOcasioCortez1 should not be believed. Go, Alexandria!






~ August 7, 2017


NurseShirleyToyShirley Toy: Shirley is not a famous person. What she is, is a smart nurse, who makes a great case for NursesforBernie healthcare for all. Hats off to Shirley!







~ July 31, 2017


TulsiGabbardTulsi Gabbard: The veteran and congresswoman from Hawaii is a force to be reckoned with. Watch her in this superb clip, as the CBS interviewer keeps trying to getTulsiGabbardVet her onto the topic of party unity. Her nimble replies are perfect!






~ July 24, 2017


DannyDevito1Danny DeVito: A steady Leftist and huge Bernie supporter, DeVito isn’t afraid to be vocal about his strong political views, without resorting to vitriol.DannyDeVitoBernieSanders

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