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December 2, 2016
Want a More Progressive Democratic Party? Stop Donating to It.
Who among us can say in a few sentences what the Democratic Party stands for? We can fix that.
November 22, 2016
Taking It to the States
State and local government is where the next generation of progressive voices will emerge.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
November 21, 2016
Senate Republicans Don’t Really Want to Govern in the Era of Trump
Mitch McConnell has no use for power other than acquiring and maintaining it.
June 22, 2015
Voter Participation Is at Historic Lows. It’s Time to Rethink GOTV.
Non-voters are more progressive than voters as a whole. My new campaign will get them to the ballot box.
Rep. Keith Ellison
November 18, 2014
The Grand Oil Party Takes Washington by Storm
Prepare for the new Republican majority to speed the exploitation of the country’s oil, coal and natural gas reserves.
Michael T. Klare
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November 17, 2014
What to Do About Record Low Voter Turnout? Call a Holiday!
To address dismal election participation, Bernie Sanders proposes giving citizens time off for Democracy Day.
November 17, 2014
Post-Midterm Political Coverage of GOP Extremism Fits the Definition of Media Absurdity
Eric on this week in concerts and new music releases and Reed on how the mainstream press is always trying to tell the same (false) story about the Republican Party.
November 13, 2014
Here’s a 2014 Mandate: Pass an Amendment to Remove Big Money From Politics
In red and blue regions, north and south, urban and rural, calls for a constitutional amendent to overturn Citizens United won huge.
November 7, 2014
Voter Suppression: The Midterm Election Story that Doesn’t Fit the Media Narrative
In mainstream media it’s considered downright impolitic to link voter restrictions to election results.
November 6, 2014
Did Voting Restrictions Determine the Outcomes of Key Midterm Races?
The number of voters impacted by new voting restrictions exceeded the margin of victory in close races in North Carolina, Kansas, Virginia and Florida.