2-minute reads 'n' listens

Undated

Brand New Congress

What if progressive organizers and volunteers joined forces to run a nationwide campaign to replace today's corporate-owned congress – all at once? Yes, one sweeping campaign against all incumbents of either... Read more...
horse

Winning even when losing

"Speak the truth," says an old cowboy aphorism, "but ride a fast horse." I recently spent two hot, muggy days in Orlando, Florida, wrangling over policy issues as one of the members of the Democratic Party's... Read more...
GOP_Delorean

Let’s adopt the GOP’s national platform

In this 18-page manifesto, the party proclaims that, "Our government was created by the people for all the people, and it must serve no less a purpose." ALL the people! Forget pontifications by Wall Street bill... Read more...
blair

How politically brain-dead is Tony Blair?

Tony Blair, Britain's former prime minister, has lashed out at British voters for having "a shared hostility to globalization," referring to their June 23 decision to exit the European Union. A decade ago PM... Read more...
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Paul Ryan has some snake oil for you

Attention people, there's big news out of Washington: "Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican Speaker of the House, has announced that he has an idea! This is news because the GOP leadership hasn't offered an idea i... Read more...
sad-beer

Big beer, big bully

If "bigger is better," as the old saw claims, does that mean that biggest is best? Not in CorporateWorld. Chanting the bigger-is-better mantra, corporations have constantly been merging to become global Goli... Read more...