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Give small farmers and ranchers help to compete with global
agricultural giants; enact farmer-friendly solutions to existing
destructive trade policies.

Rein in political and business interests that degrade the
environment; pass the Apollo Energy Act to provide incentives for clean
technology.

We need a unified security budget to coherently allocate
dollars to the military, homeland security and peacemaking efforts abroad.

Elect Congressional candidates who promise to end the
occupation of Iraq and bring our soldiers home.

Insure that the federal purse supports a progressive vision of economic
progress that benefits all Americans.

Pass new legislation to insure the best healthcare for
America's military personnel and make the Veterans Administration a
model healthcare system.

Rein in the Bush Administration's culture of official secrecy and
restore Congressional oversight of intelligence operations.

Pass the Employee Free Choice Act to create more unions, keep workers
safe from labor-law violations, preserve middle-class jobs and
stabilize the economy.

Stop the dumbing down of America: Enact real reform to prevent the
shrinking market of ideas caused by concentration of media properties
in the hands of the few.

Preserve our nation's core democratic principles by introducing
significant reforms to the Patriot Act.

Blogs

A new report reveals that the NSA spied on five prominent American Muslims.

July 9, 2014

There's a reason corporations want the TPP negotiations secret—it wouldn’t pass otherwise.

May 15, 2014

The right-wing attack machine defeats Debo Adegbile’s nomination to head DOJ Civil Rights Division.

March 5, 2014

Money spent on lobbying in DC now enjoys a 22,000% return on investment.

February 25, 2014

It’s a big moment for hundreds of thousands of workers, as well as progressive activists.

February 12, 2014

Issuing executive orders is nothing new, especially with regard to federal contractors. So why the vitriol?

February 11, 2014

The Republican in charge of the House Intelligence Committee says journalists should be prosecuted for reports based on Edward Snowden’s leaks.

February 4, 2014

The president’s “income inequality” address had plenty of strengths, but one big weakness.

January 28, 2014

The thirty-second president used Dickens’s tale to make the case for programs to aid the dispossessed. We should do the same.

December 24, 2013

The report from a White House review panel is a confirmation of pathology within the NSA, if not a perfect prescription for reform. 

December 19, 2013