Bernie Sanders is a Democratic Socialist, a potential problem for the presidential candidate. A Cold War campaign to link American-ness and capitalism helped create popular distrust of socialism.
An ugly spat involving some supporters of Bernie Sanders harkens back to old tropes about the labor movement. But the Culinary is showing itself to be a model for unions in the 'right-to-work' era.
In the first debate featuring former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, scholars note the challenges facing women leaders and the diminishing power of labor unions.
When political campaigns end, candidates often are left with a fair amount of money. They have a lot of options about how to spend it.
The Democratic nomination is still very much up for grabs, with Bernie Sanders having a narrow win in New Hampshire.
When the electoral process was helped along by practices that either were or appeared to be underhanded, the resulting wounds took a long time to heal – and may not ever have healed.
Every Democratic presidential candidate plans to raise taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, but they differ in how to get there.
The Iowa caucuses have been criticised for being unrepresentative. But there are good reasons for small states to go first in the US primary process.
While much of the focus is on the Iowa result, it is a small, largely white, state – the key results for the presidential nominee will come in on March 3.
Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders take the lead in Iowa after a debacle with the results reporting - now the candidates move on to New Hampshire, where Sanders is the favourite.
With electronic voting and vote-counting machines susceptible to hacking, paper ballots ensure recounts are possible – and accurate.
Polls are showing Bernie Sanders leading in next week's important Iowa caucuses- but polls have been notoriously bad at predicting caucuses' outcomes.
Americans didn't always have primaries and caucuses to choose presidential candidates. The system was meant to be more democratic, but it places too much attention on largely white, small states.
At the Jan. 14 debate, held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, six candidates clashed on jobs, Iran and more.
Scholars explain important moments in the Democratic presidential debate on Dec. 19.
Information warfare has gone global. Here are some recent campaigns, and a couple of ideas about how to fight back.
All seven Democrats set to take the stage on Dec. 19 had vowed to boycott the debate in support of a union that represents 150 food service workers in California.
The election means Britain will Leave the European Union by January 31 under Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, which was blocked by the previous parliament.
Unlike older visions of economic democracy which started with class or the collective, the starting point now should be the individual
Scholars say a 'critical mass' of representation is necessary to overcome 'token' status. That's exactly what we saw at the Democratic debate in Atlanta.