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Steve Cobble

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Steve Cobble

Steve Cobble is an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, a co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org, and a co-founder of the Progressive Democrats of America (PDA). He also worked on both the Kucinich '04 and '08 campaigns.


News and Features

After beating his Tea Party opponent, establishment conservative Thad Cochran should remember how hard African-Americans fought for the right to vote in the state.

Run down the list of key moments in progressive activism in the the last fifty years, and there is a good chance Jesse Jackson was there.

Latinos backed Obama by a 2-to-1 margin on election day and could be the biggest force behind a longterm, center-left political realignment.

Barack Obama stands on the shoulders of many as he becomes the Democratic presidential nominee. One set of those shoulders belongs to Jesse Jackson.

Routinely ridiculed as a political eccentric, Kucinich is a braver progressive than most. As he fights for his political life, he deserves our support.

As Prime Minister-elect Romano Prodi take the reins of power, Italians should seek evidence of Berlusconi's true role in the run-up to the Iraq War.

It is time for the Bush Administration to answer for its lies about Iraq.

For almost forty years now, the white South has been moving steadily into the Republican ranks.

The recent election has shown that election reform is necessary to preserve our democracy.