Most voters want BIG populist changes in government policy that will lift up average Americans and hold down corporate greed and abuse. One major proposal to do just that is the 11-point Economic Agenda for America's Future drafted by a broad coalition of some 80 progressive thinkers and doers. This document is both a to-do list for restoring economic democracy and a rallying cry to move today's burgeoning democratic movement from mere resistance to insistence on a bold, percolate-up alternative to Republican/Democratic trickle-down economics.
The professional political observers are so fixated on the minutia of Washington-centric politics that they're missing the much bigger story of transformative political changes that have erupted in every region of the country.
What's been happening politically and culturally this year in Colorado's second largest city is astonishing, encouraging ... even inspiring. Progressive/populist activists who're organizing all across America have a radiant model of success in one of the least likely places.
What an amazing Democratic primary season it's been, including this happy result: WE WON! "We" being the millions of young people, mad-as-hell working stiffs, independents, deep-rooted progressives, and othe... Read more...