This is the time of year when people try to make sense of the preceding twelve months. It’s a fool’s errand, in one sense. A year is an arbitrary division of time. We decide what it means in retrospect, and we never get it exactly right. But the meaning we give it will guide our actions in the future, in thousands of conscious and unconscious ways.
People say that the Democratic Party doesn't really stand for anything. But this year the party platform is "the most progressive platform ever." Progressives should make politicians actually stick to the platform.
Somehow, some way, progressives are breaking through and winning some really important victories.
The terms 'populist,' 'progressive,' and 'centrist' have different meanings for different people. Let's all be on the same page here as a movement.
Nights At The Roundtable with legendary German experimental/electronic/Avant-Garde band Faust and their 2000 live album, The Land of ukko&rauni, recorded in Helsinki Finland.
I will be celebrating (mourning?) my twentieth year since coming to work in Washington next year. I came here with the Clinton team, and even though I was President Clinton’s liaison to the progressive community, I still came to town with a bunch
Yes, we used to joke (or half-joke, anyway) that hey, next thing you know, Republicans are going to start demanding a return legalized child labor. It's not a joke anymore. As Ian Millhiser reports at Think Progress, Utah's newly elected
John and I have been wandering the halls at Netroots Nation here in Vegas this week, having a blast hanging out with our blogospheric friends. But we
[media id=17607] Anderson Cooper needs to stick to oil spills and hurricanes because when it comes to political commentary he's as lame as the Fox
Well, it's a blow to the progressive movement but not the end of the world. (Especially since Halter wasn't really all that progressive.) I d
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