We heard a lot about the "war on women" during the 2012 election cycle. While the phrase has faded this election year, the war on women has not. Now we're fighting on two fronts -- reproductive rights and economic survival.
Even with Tuesday's campaign setbacks, Bernie Sanders' pledge to make the country more equitable and sustainable is more realistic than some people are letting on.
Melvin A. Goodman is a former CIA senior analyst and the author of the forthcoming National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism (City Lights Publishers, January 2013).