Let's examine some of the individuals. I'll initially focus on the nominees for the DNC Platform Committee.
He also chairs Rework America Task Force, which launched Rework America Business Network with Heidi Capozzi, senior vice president of human resources at Boeing, in December 2018. https://www.markle.org/about-markle/staff/denis-mcdonough
On behalf of the CIA, McDonough advocated for more redactions from the executive summary that was released.
He was a senior policy adviser for Hillary Clinton's 2016 and 2008 presidential campaigns.
Sullivan was also a national security adviser to Vice President Joe Biden.
Top contributors to the PAC included employees from Comcast, Goldman Sachs, Google, etc. https://www.opensecrets.org/pres12/jfc_detail.php?name=Obama+Victory+Fund&id=C00494740
Clinton's campaign appointed Browner to 2016 DNC Platform Drafting Committee.
See how Sellers welcomed Bernie to the DNC primary when he announced his 2020 campaign.
Mentioned here too: https://diversity.gatech.edu/Sellers_Biography
She was Clinton delegate on the 2016 DNC Platform Drafting Committee, who voted against Medicare for All, opposing the TPP, and banning fracking.
He was campaign director/senior adviser to Joe Lieberman's 2004 presidential campaign.
Smith also was senior adviser for super PAC, Ready For Hillary, and later Clinton's 2016 campaign.
She also is a principal at the Dewey Square Group, a lobbying firm that has fought on behalf of corporate interests against progressive reforms.
She invoked Venezuela, ignoring how US policy has targeted and destabilized country since at least 1998 because socialism was incorporated into their democracy.
"If Warren and Sanders remain among top Democratic tier (they will), Trump will continue to try to paint all Democrats as radical socialists who want to turn US into Venezuela."
In July 2018, New York Times examined how bank was a go-to lender for President Donald Trump's family, as well as Jared Kushner's family.
"There’s an argument that you don’t destabilize a society by doing too much change at once."
Sanders believed Frank had "deeper professional, political, & personal hostility" toward his campaign https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/may/29/sanders-wants-hostile-barney-frank-ousted-from-convention-role
Former congressman and Dannel Malloy are seen as ‘attack surrogates’ for the Clinton campaign and should be removed from powerful convention positionshttps://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/may/29/sanders-wants-hostile-barney-frank-ousted-from-convention-role
"People have long underestimated Joe Biden, and he's been consistent." https://www.msnbc.com/david-gura/watch/atlanta-mayor-on-why-biden-still-needs-to-be-the-dems-pick-73607749565
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms talks to MSNBC’s David Gura about why new additions to the Democratic field won’t keep Joe Biden from winning the nomination.https://www.msnbc.com/david-gura/watch/atlanta-mayor-on-why-biden-still-needs-to-be-the-dems-pick-73607749565
In 2016, when issue of trade deals killing jobs was raised, Lu replied, "TPP is a great opportunity for US companies that sell products overseas," and jobs reliant on exports pay better.
Gallardo-Rooker is a senior adviser for Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign. https://apnews.com/f29d38b451889b7df31eadebf1eca6fa
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Michael Bloomberg is adding three experienced California Democrats to his presidential campaign in the state that awards the most primary delegates, including the former...https://apnews.com/f29d38b451889b7df31eadebf1eca6fa
Baker was chief administrative officer for Hillary For America. Also senior adviser for Kerry/Edwards, Gore/Lieberman, Clinton/Gore.
He is also on board of directors of National Endowment for Democracy (NED), which Reagan setup after backlash against CIA for meddling in countries.
This @PasteMagazine article details how Halpern fought against raising minimum wage. He was chair of Georgia Restaurant Association. https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/10/democrats-appoint-anti-minimum-wage-advocate-to-fi.html
She wrote this column in May 2019 urging Democrats to remain opposed to expanding Medicare to cover all Americans. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/heidi-heitkamp-democrats-dont-ditch-the-aca-for-medicare-for-all/2019/05/08/b77780cc-71a9-11e9-9f06-5fc2ee80027a_story.html
Heidi Heitkamp took a shot at the Green New Deal and other progressive policy proposals, saying the Americans don't think they offer "realistic" solutions.https://freebeacon.com/politics/heitkamp-americans-want-realistic-solutions-not-the-green-new-deal/
Like many of nominees, he's 2020 superdelegate, and he was in 2016 too.
She's one of those centrist liberals who claims to be an "expert" on exporting American democracy.
Elaine Kamarck writes about five issues, including abortion and socialism, where positions that are out of step with public opinion could destroy a Democrat's chances of winning an election.https://www.brookings.edu/blog/fixgov/2019/05/24/five-issue-positions-that-could-blow-up-a-democratic-campaign/
"...Telling those suburban moms who voted in Democratic members of Congress in 2018 that they will lose their private health insurance is a high-risk strategy."
Baby boomers hid under their desks out of fear of Soviets. We need to be sensitive to them, she said.
She worked as official at USAID, which uses "humanitarian aid" to undermine socialist & independent governments that challenge US foreign policy.
When Hillary Clinton ran for president in 2016, Montoya was a "Hillblazer" (bundler), who raised over $100,000. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/08/03/hillary-clinton-female-donors/87961646/
In this leaked email from February 2016, he agreed in principle that Bernie needed to be "ground to a pulp."
"Where would you stick the knife in?" Podesta added
New York state accused Paladin of “pay to play” involving pension fund investment business. In 2010, Paladin settled. https://www.pionline.com/article/20101210/ONLINE/101219982/paladin-homeland-latest-to-settle-with-cuomo
In August 2019, @TheGrayzoneNews reported on NDI's role in fomenting protest in Hong Kong. https://thegrayzone.com/2019/08/17/hong-kong-protest-washington-nativism-violence/
Hong Kong's increasingly xenophobic protests are devolving into chaos with help from US government regime-change outfits and a right-wing local media tycoon with close ties to hardliners in Washing...https://thegrayzone.com/2019/08/17/hong-kong-protest-washington-nativism-violence/
Miller and Roosevelt denied that request.
Williams Companies previously paid Burgos' firm nearly $1 million to help lobby for fracked gas Constitution Pipeline in New York. https://public-accountability.org/report/natural-gas-infrastructure-lobby-ramps-up-spending-in-new-york-state/
In the period of time since New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo took office in January 2011, companies planning natural gas pipelines and power plants ramped up lobbying efforts, increasing their …https://public-accountability.org/report/natural-gas-infrastructure-lobby-ramps-up-spending-in-new-york-state/
Bagley also is a National Democratic Institute board member.
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He was one of 17 DNC members to vote against DNC-sponsored climate debate. https://www.wgbh.org/news/politics/2019/08/23/mass-dems-chair-voted-against-dnc-sponsored-climate-debate
While local pols and powerbrokers listened intently to presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, others called out the lack of racial diversity at the event.https://www.baltimorebrew.com/2019/12/13/mayor-pete-charms-and-alarms-at-a-baltimore-fundraiser/
She was implicated in campaign finance scandal in 2014 involving "shadow campaigns."
She has "extensive experience in political and corporate affairs" & specializes in "brand awareness strategies" for corporations.
It's unclear who is presently on this Executive Committee. The DNC does not seem to have the membership roster on their website.
Those removed included James Zogby, Ray Buckley, and two women—Alice Germond and Barbra Casbar Siperstein. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/shakeup-democratic-national-committee-longtime-officials-ousted-n812126
Several long-serving DNC members who opposed Tom Perez’s election as chair were removed from key posts on the eve of the party's Las Vegas meeting.https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/shakeup-democratic-national-committee-longtime-officials-ousted-n812126
With Senator Bernie Sanders surging in the polls, DNC chair Tom Perez has put forward a cartoonishly neoliberal cast of foreign policy hacks and corporate lobbyists to sabotage his nomination. By...https://thegrayzone.com/2020/01/27/dnc-perez-regime-change-agents-israel-lobbyists-wall-street-rig-game-bernie/#more-19831
"...We have Democratic establishment very nervous about campaign. We’ve got Wall St nervous. We’ve got insurance companies nervous. We’ve got drug companies nervous. We’ve got fossil fuel industry nervous..."
It contextualizes DNC's convention committee nominations and notes several of the most troubling individuals appointed. Then I outline how exactly this might thwart or undermine Bernie's campaign.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) defended DNC chair Tom Perez's appointment of dozens of corporate democrats to 2020 convention committees.https://shadowproof.com/2020/01/29/dnc-defends-diverse-group-corporate-democrats-2020-committees/