Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains

Clinton's Claims on Auto Industry 'Not True'

Bernie Sanders' full speech after Iowa caucuses


Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains 

meets on the third Tuesday of each month


Please Join Us for Our Next Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Rocco's Pizzaria
123 S. Topanga Blvd., Topanga Canyon

Dinner at 7PM - Meeting Starts at 7:30


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Neoliberalism’s Zero Hour in the Heartland

by Alan Minsky

Posted on Jan 31, 2016

In the week before the first contest of the 2016 American presidential election, the pundits have arrived at a consensus: This is the year of the anti-establishment. Bernie Sanders’ meteoric rise in the polls since New Year’s Day means he can no longer be ignored. Now it’s not just the crazy GOP. Both parties are under siege from radical insurgents previously assumed to be outside the bounds of national politics. It’s a delicious moment. America’s corrupt political class is in a panic.

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Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains congratulate Lou Vince, our endorsed candidate for California's
25th Congressional District for gaining the endorsement of the California Democratic Party. 

Important Notice to PDSMM Members from Dorothy Reik:
Please make sure your membership is current.
Please visit Act Blue and update your membership with a contribution of $5 (or more) 
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Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains
is a chartered club of the Los Angeles Democratic Party

Dorothy Reik, President
Michael Goldman, Vice-President
Cary Brown, Treasurer
Sharon Brown, Recording Secretary
Stephen Frantz, Corresponding Secretary

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David Talbot: Paris, Dulles & the Devil's Chessboard



accepts the PDSMM Tim Carpenter Courage Award
for Work Inside the Democratic Party

Tom Hayden
accepts the PDSMM Tim Carpenter Courage Award
for Lifetime Achievement


^ ^ ^ PDSMM 10 Annual Birthday Party ^ ^ ^

Ted Vaill and Dorothy Reik are hosting a Bernie
 house party on July 29.  All over the country Bernie supporters are doing the same thing!  There will be a live stream video, POT LUCK food & Drink -  and we will plan further actions to support Bernie's candidacy

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Watch Tom Hayden explain how the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
is thwarting efforts to advance rooftop solar in Los Angeles
and what you can do about it.

Link to audio archive of Robert Scheer's April 2, 2015 interview with Barney Frank in which Scheer confronts Frank over President Bill Clinton’s role in creating the Great Recession and other issues dividing progressives from the Democratic Party leadership:

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