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Calvin Sloan
A former campaign finance lobbyist in Washington DC, Calvin Sloan is a writer in Los Angeles, California.

Entries by Calvin Sloan

Political Wisdom During Politically Uncertain Times: Clinton vs. Sanders

(14) Comments | Posted December 7, 2015 | 10:47 AM

It is an accepted truth in Washington D.C., in the mainstream media, and among our political thought leaders that Hillary Clinton is a better general election candidate for progressives than Bernie Sanders.

Bernie, the view goes, is a true progressive, but his ideas are too radical, his policy platforms,...

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It Takes a Democracy Movement

(2) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 5:05 PM

We're barely four months into the term and the 113th Congress has already shown us why, year after year, the institution's public approval ratings are lower than the temperature on a cold day in Michigan. Corporate tax loopholes have been extended, special interests have been rewarded, lobbyists with deep pockets...

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