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Conservatives: The Minimum Wage Is Socialism
The American conservative movement has truly gone around the bend and off the rails. Their leaders are both crazy and corrupt. It is time to step up to the plate and expose their ideas. Read more...
Brooks: Redistribution Still Not 'Majority Agenda' Because We Villagers Say So
Bobo pushing the Villagers' favorite narrative that America is a "center-right" country and that it's impossible to help alleviate income disparity by raising taxes on the wealthy. Read more...
Mayor Bill DeBlasio: “We Are Called To Put An End To Economic And Social Inequalities"
It was an event to warm the hearts of progressives on a cold New Year's Day. Read more...
An End Of Year Message From Robert Reich
What could be better than Robert Reich, and Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody? Read more...
Hundreds Protest ALEC's Conservative Agenda In Chicago
Activists rally against forty years of 'legislative-corporate collusion' as new report documents assault on democracy and progress Read more...

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Public opinion matters a great deal in the American system of government, just as it does in any democracy. But it sure isn’t the only thing that matters, as the following true story demonstrates. Read more...
Everyone I’m talking to is shaking their head, not sure whether to laugh or cry at the bizarre things happening on the main stage here in DC. (Although with Boehner, I’m pretty sure the right response is the laughter thing.) Boehner is easily, Read more...
News reports from a variety of places -- and my own personal report-backs from participants at yesterday’s progressive organization leaders meeting at the White House -- indicate that the President is signaling loudly that he will stand strong Read more...
I suppose it all depends on what you mean by wealthy. Still, sounds like Obama is semi-solid on ending those upper-class tax cuts, which is better than nothing but not enough: WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama promised liberal groups on Read more...
After taking his turn going after Joe Scarborough and his juvenile sneering at Nate Silver and that damned liberal math of his, predicting a big win for President Obama and being exactly right again, The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur reminded us of how Read more...