The government bailed out the biggest banks and the "recovery" is going really well for a very few people. But most Americans are actually falling behind, and know it.
Progressive populism has a long history in the Midwest, and this election cycle, it could just spark a prairie fire.
The Democratic Party has an enormous opportunity to change the narrative ahead of the 2014 election...
The new Obama budget repeats and reinforces the deficit-reduction rhetoric which has misdirected the political debate for the last four years.
Good. Here's hoping he does it!
Bear in mind: no major American politician has defended the “liberal” label for many decades, certainly not in the fearless way that Franklin D. Roosevelt did.
This country has had two major progressive populist moments in its history- around the turn of the last century and the New Deal era. If populists play things right, we might be on the verge of getting a third.
Bill De Blasio and Elizabeth Warren stand for two distinct, if overlapping, worldviews. And one is likely to be far more successful at a time of near-record distrust of government.
Taking shots at Pope Francis wasn't the only bit of ugliness to come out of Fox's Journal Editorial Report this Saturday.
We need a political strategy that has at its heart the kind of clear, compelling, accessible messaging on the core economic issues that matter to low and middle income Americans that Elizabeth Warren is so good at projecting.