WFP: Working For Plutocrats

by BURKELY HERMANN

The Working Families Party has been held up as a bastion of goodness and greatness. In October 2010, the editor of The Nation, Katrina vanden Heuvel, wrote that “since its founding in 1998, the Working Families Party (WFP) has emerged as New York State’s liveliest progressive political…the WFP has maintained a laser-like focus on advancing a policy agenda informed by a commitment to fairness, democracy and equality…The party’s continued success is a marker for facets of progressive politics that I care deeply about: the importance of being principled and pragmatic…it’s critical that we ensure this progressive force can keep fighting and winning for years to come.” This view, and similar ones held by many other ‘progressives’ and liberals obscures the truth. It is well know that the Working Families Party offers a fusion line, where one can vote for the Democrats, but in theory hold them…

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Posted on March 18, 2014, in General Posting. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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