Larry Summers is the wrong guy for the wrong job at the wrong time. This pick is terrible politics and worse substance. Progressives and women’s groups will fight this tooth and nail, and any chance of the President looking like he is a fighter for the middle class on the economy will go up in smoke.
It is so much better to win than to lose, and like all other Democrats I have spent a lot of happy hours since election day reading stories about all the right wing billionaires’ and Wall Street money that was wasted, and all the Republican
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
In the face of five years of the deepest economic troubles this nation has seen since the 1930s that put voters in a bad mood, and veritable floodgates of millionaire money unleashed by Citizens United (far, far surpassing anything in American
I know everyone was entranced by Bill Clinton's speech last night, as well they should have been. The man has more charisma in his pinkie than the biggest rock star has in their entire body. And there's no question he laid out the most
Newstalgia Reference Room with William Jennings Bryan and a portion of address he made at the 1908 Democratic Convention known as "An Ideal Republic". You're making a difference. Donate to Newstalgia and help save the Archives!
The great battles of this turbulent era will keep going on for years to come. The ideologues who want no check whatsoever on the power of big business have declared war on the middle class, and want no one to get in their way. Governors like
TPMDC: Bunning Blockade leads to 21 percent fee cut for doctors seeing Medicare patients. Tina Dupuy: 'Freedom' and faux populism AfterDowningStreet
Jim Hightower: Christmas gifts for America's power elite David Seaton's News Links: Some notes on populism (h/t The Vanity Press) The Aristocrats: E
- 4 of 4