The Undemocratic Origins of Superdelegates: Democracy Now! Talks to In These Times

Jessica Stites

In These Times Executive Editor Jessica Stites talks to Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman about the recent investigation "The Secret History of Superdelegates" in which documents showing the rationale for the Democratic Party's creation of the superdelegate system were published for the first time.

Jessica Stites is Editorial Director of In These Times, where she runs the Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting and edits stories on labor, neoliberalism, Wall Street, immigration, mass incarceration and racial justice, among other topics. Before joining ITT, she worked at Ms. magazine and George Lakoff’s Rockridge Institute. Her writing has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Ms., Bitch, Jezebel, The Advocate and AlterNet. She is board secretary of the Chicago Reader and a former Chicago Sun-Times board member.

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