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When organizers were planning the Boston Social Forum, they envisioned a gathering that would counter the Democratic National Convention in every way.
Everyone agrees. The story is that there is no story. The candidates have already been chosen. The platform has been written to avoid controversy.
The Democratic platform approved this week by convention delegates in Boston contains strong language regarding the party's commitment to protect the right of Americans to vote--and have their vo
If another world is possible, what will that world look like?
A blueprint for a progressive patriotism.
Areas of the nation's capital were in ruins as protests continued against a bill that would revive the military draft, but only for neoconservatives.
Twenty years after Jesse Jackson's historic run for President, what does it all mean?
The prospect of hanging, Dr. Johnson said, concentrates the mind wonderfully. The threat posed by George W.
Howard Dean, George McGovern, Walter Cronkite, Ellen Chesler, Margaret Cho, George Lakoff, Bakari Kitwana, John Brademas, Arthur Miller, John Sayles, Chuck Close, Andrew Jay Schwartzman, Doris "Granny D" Haddock, Jamin Raskin, Nell Minow, Lani Guinier, Studs Terkel, Sherrod Brown, Eric Schlosser, James K. Galbraith, Gary Indiana, Jeremy Bernstein, David Bonior
In Kerry's Massachusetts, established power meets the reform impulse.