Tagged: Populism


One week after Democrats in Congress announced their new "populist" agenda—“A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future”—the Yes Men, posing as DNC representatives, took to the stage at the Politicon conference in Pasadena, CA (and live on Twitter and Facebook), to call the DNC's bluff and highlight the "Better Deal's" supposedly lesser-known features: Medicare for all, free college tuition, stronger unions, an end to corporate lobbying, and so on—all issues that are popular across the political spectrum, and have already been winning on the local level even in Trump-voting districts, but that have not been pushed for by the DNC in decades. Why not? The answer is in the talk and fake announcement. See photos and highlights video here.

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