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No surprise that a populist progressive Democrat like me would like President Obama’s State Of The Union address that talked so much about lifting up the middle class. But there’s a background ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 08:52 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Winner-take-all American elections produce stark choices for voters and activists. You can have plenty of disagreements with a candidate on policies and still support them passionately because the ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 01:36 PM PST with 2 Recommends
With their report, "Prosperity Economics" , Yale University's Jacob Hacker and Nate Loewentheil finally bring us a concrete, comprehensive policy proposal that channels the spirit of the progressive ...
by Lance Enderle
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
In just the past week, the Pew Research Center issued a report detailing how insecurity has increased for the middle class since 2000 and the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued a ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Aug 29, 2012 at 07:05 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Normally on Tuesdays we introduce a new Blue America candidate. But this week we're concentrating on the responses our candidates have to Austerity. In short, the response is... Prosperity. Like I ...
by downwithtyranny
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 03:56 PM PDT with 2 Recommends