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At almost every level, his choices of people and policy have been calibrated to appease the establishment.

When the government is organizing a movement to back the government in the name of progressive politics, something is seriously awry.

Following the values of progressive patriotism, here's an ambitious agenda for the forty-fourth president's first--and second--terms.

A tribute to a true progressive, tragically silenced forty years ago this week.

Why do conservatives continue to feel oppressed by the "liberal elite"?

The future has arrived: progressives can make a difference to ensure Barack Obama is our next President.

How refreshing it would be if a presidential candidate reminded us of the experience of the New Deal.

Today's progressive message-makers can learn a lot from Franklin Roosevelt's homey "fireside chats."

New Deal progressives believed the economy should exist to serve society, not the other way around.

The US public is wonderfully diverse, but the arts are not equally accessible to all.

Blogs

The new public advocate says she’ll “call out” anyone who stands in the way of progress. That includes the new mayor.

January 3, 2014

Will 2014 be the year of the liberal moment?

January 3, 2014

Everybody loves the former president. But he was no De Blasio Democrat.

January 2, 2014

The mayor-elect is getting pressure to include more blacks and Latinos among his appointments.

 

December 30, 2013

Forget what the talking heads tell you: our current mayor was often a lot more, and often a lot less, than just a manager.

December 28, 2013

The mayor-elect's calls on behalf of Mark-Viverito have infuriated county Democratic chairmen, who back another candidate.

December 18, 2013

If you’re a liberal, a politician working to deny his constituents government-subsidized healthcare is immoral. If you’re a conservative, it’s the most moral thing in the world.

December 7, 2013

The BDS movement is having a powerful impact in Israel, but there are dangers in applying boycotts to academia.

December 6, 2013

The independent senator is a reluctant prospect. But he says the times demand a progressive alternative to politics as usual.

November 19, 2013

Progressives are waging fights within the Democratic Party, and they’re gaining ground.

November 12, 2013