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.
In many ways, Senator John Kerry is the perfect candidate for the Democratic Party--handsome and serious, well regarded if not widely loved, deeply experienced in governing policy and sincerely c
Jim Weinstein has spent most of his adult life writing about the failures and possibilities of the American left.
The highbrow literary magazine has re-emerged as a combative political actor.
In the early 1980s, soon after the right-wing grassroots movement gave
us a Reagan presidency, I announced that I would be boycotting my
straight friends' weddings.
As one who regards Gerry Ford as our greatest President
(least time served, least damage done, husband of Betty, plus Stevens
as his contribution to the Supreme Court), I'd always imagined th
progressives substantially increase the number of low-income voters in
2004--and why does it matter?