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It's been a while since Cuba, that caiman-shaped Caribbean isle, ceased to be a place on the map.
A vote of thanks is due to Dr. Dean,
A comet on the presidential scene.
Once sure to win, he lost it all instead.
He made mistakes, but still it should be said
The Center for American Progress was conceived as the Democratic answer to the Heritage Foundation...
If ever there was an event that called for reflection on what was left of the New Left, it was the 1981 Brink's robbery.
Paul Wellstone won elections as a progressive by energizing and
mobilizing a large base, staying close to community organizing efforts
of all kinds and fearlessly pressing a bold agenda.
During the two years when he was exploring a bid for the 2000 Democratic
presidential nomination, Paul Wellstone spent a lot of time trying to
figure out how a progressive could get elected to
"You are the heirs of one of the country's great traditions, the
Progressive movement that started late in the nineteenth century and
remade the American experience piece by piece," Bill Moyers
I did a double take when I got to the eighth paragraph of the
Washington Post's eleven-paragraph August 21 news story on Kathy
Kathy Boudin's parole from Bedford Hills Correctional Facility after
twenty-two years is welcome and overdue.
When Paul Wellstone perished in a plane crash along with his wife, his
daughter and three members of his staff in October 2002, the horror of
his death nearly overshadowed the meaning of his li
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