David Sirota

David Sirota

Denver, Colorado
Journalist. Denverite. Founder of The Daily Poster. Editor at Large of Jacobin. Columnist at The Guardian. Worked for Bernie in 2000 and then again in 2020.
Nov
23
“MELTDOWN” Podcast Series Live Chat On 11/30

“MELTDOWN” Podcast Series Live Chat On 11/30

The stars of Sirota’s new hit podcast series discuss the lasting impact of the 2008 financial crisis.
Nov
22
Sanders Tries To Rescue Dems From A GOP Attack

Sanders Tries To Rescue Dems From A GOP Attack

Bernie Sanders is trying to limit a tax giveaway to the rich that Republicans are already slamming.
Nov
22
VIDEO: Big Pharma’s Big Windfall

VIDEO: Big Pharma’s Big Windfall

On this week’s Daily Poster/Breaking Points discussion, Andrew Perez discusses how lobbying saved the drug industry nearly half a trillion dollars.
Nov
16
Dems Are Giving The GOP Another Political Bailout

Dems Are Giving The GOP Another Political Bailout

By demanding new tax breaks for the rich, Democrats are again helping Republicans portray them as elitists just before a midterm election.
Nov
12
Cautionary Lessons From The Obama Era

Cautionary Lessons From The Obama Era

Can Democrats break from their corporate donors and learn from their past mistakes?
Nov
10
Lies, Damn Lies, And CBO Statistics

Lies, Damn Lies, And CBO Statistics

The GOP-led Congressional Budget Office is using gimmicks and fuzzy math to doom the Democrats’ Build Back Better bill.
Nov
08
The Thumb On The Scale

The Thumb On The Scale

A left-punching New York Times essay shows how corporate media boosts a particular ideology.
Nov
06
VIDEO: Why Congress Doesn't Care What Voters Want

VIDEO: Why Congress Doesn't Care What Voters Want

On this week’s Daily Poster/Breaking Points discussion, Sirota discusses why popularity doesn’t matter.
Nov
02
The Democracy Crisis That Is Never Discussed

The Democracy Crisis That Is Never Discussed

Corporate media’s democracy-in-crisis discourse almost never mentions the gap between what Americans want and what corrupt elected officials are doing