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It is easy to get discouraged about the American political scene. Billionaires and big business keep spending absurd amounts in buying up politicians and making sure they win elections. Republicans ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 07:47 AM PST with 5 Recommends
A Proposed Statement of Purpose of the new Progressive Movement This is a proposed statement of purpose for a new progressive movement to take over the Democratic Party and gain control of ...
by Dan Riker
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 03:24 PM PST with 12 Recommends
There is a lot of talk in Democratic party circles about populism (which among Democrats is generally of a more progressive nature) vs centrism. All three terms -- progressive, populism, and ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2014 at 09:32 AM PST with 7 Recommends
If you vote in the 18th Congressional District of Pennsylvania and you answer "yes" to all or most of the following questions, there will be a way of making your choices known on November 4, 2014. ...
by rgantibully
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 04:05 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Naomi Klein. This Changes Everything . New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014. 566 p. $30.00. A book review by Dan Riker According to Thomas Piketty in Capital in the Twenty-First Century the rich are ...
by Dan Riker
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 10:05 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
PART II. CHAPTER 2. BREAKING THE POLITICAL GRIDLOCK WITH A PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT From Dan Riker's Let's Do What Works and Call it Capitalism "Our country — this great republic — means nothing ...
by Dan Riker
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 11:11 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Concluding chapter of Part I of Dan Riker's Let's Do What Works and Call it Capitalism WE NEED A NEW NATIONAL PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT CHAPTER 9. A NEW "COMMON SENSE." "The cause of America is, in a ...
by Dan Riker
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 07:48 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
When I talk about a long game, I mean that the only hope of positive change in the long run is for many people in this country to change their cultural beliefs. Conservatives have been working hard ...
by Thutmose V
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 04:58 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I was speaking with a friend of mine who happens to be a member of the LGBT community about all of the social change taking place in America. My thesis was that we are winning. The tides of social ...
by TheodorP
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 09:52 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The single biggest hurdle facing the Democratic Party is a Supreme Court that believes that corporations are people and money is speech. We should learn the lessons from the success of the ...
by evcoren
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 05:08 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Frustrated with the inability of Democrats and Republicans to address the concerns of farmers and poor people, and feeling like both parties were owned by big business, the People’s Party held a ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 09:29 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
I'm sure you've read about how right wing propaganda outfits set up and supported by people like the billionaire Koch brothers spend hundreds of millions of dollars to move their agenda forward... ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 113 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 11:46 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Kevin Kelley is the high school football coach at Pulaski Academy, a private school in Little Rock, Arkansas. He's received a great deal of attention for his utterly unorthodox strategy when it ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Dec 25, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST with 28 Recommends
The title is kind of a wordplay... I just had some breakfast and coffee; it's a beautiful morning here in the San Francisco Bay Area with blue skies; so before I start my work day (hustling for ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 08:15 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Oh say can you see by the dawns early light Tuesday morning October 1, 2013 8:00 am... There will be someone in America ready to get healthcare paying for it happily... In an exchange, ...
by Osmosis is best
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 12:06 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Cross-posted to [http://www.showmeprogress.com/ ShowMeProgress]. The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) regional convention was held yesterday (Sept. 28) in St. Charles, Missouri, just ...
by Thisbe
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Sep 29, 2013 at 12:15 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
In my writing, I'm always emphasizing the need for the progressive movement to become highly focused, strategic, cohesive, capable of formulating and acting on strategies and tactics nationwide, in ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 11:35 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
"Take your shit elsewhere" Markos says. Yeah, that'll help us in 2014. "Go the fuck away" he says in another diary. Yeah, that'll bring people running to the Progressive movement. *People who ...
by Hubbard Squash
Comment Count 349 comments on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 05:29 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Take your sandals from your feet, America. We've climbed the mountain, and stand on the holy ground of progressivism. Feel the heat of rigorous, enforceable gun laws. See the burning triumph of love ...
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 07:45 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Yesterday Senator Mark Begich joined with Republicans to filibuster the the background check bill. It was a cowardly vote, see Gabby Giffords , and many around here think we should primary the ...
by TomP
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 09:25 AM PDT with 14 Recommends