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Eric Greenberg

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The Pleitez Promise--A Millennial Breeze Begins To Blow in Washington

(3) Comments | Posted March 17, 2009 | 12:11 PM

By Eric Greenberg and Karl Weber

Barack Obama, our community-organizer president, often talks about the need for change to come to Washington rather than from Washington, and the importance of bottom-up activism in keeping our political representatives on track. Indeed, history shows that lasting change is often built on grassroots...

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Obama and the Post-Partisan Vote

(4) Comments | Posted January 29, 2009 | 2:47 PM

Less than ten days in, the Obama administration is already embroiled in the partisan controversies that have dogged every president over the last thirty years, dispelling any notion of a honeymoon for the new president. With conservatives on Capitol Hill reverting to the attack-dog mode they perfected during the Clinton...

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From September of 2004!

(1) Comments | Posted November 7, 2008 | 12:54 PM

I want to share something I wrote in September of 2004.

It is a foreshadowing of what was to come.

I wish I was not so prescient about this.

And I just shudder at the thought that Social Security was almost 'privatized' by the outgoing administration, given the financial crisis...

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Generation We

(17) Comments | Posted October 28, 2008 | 2:41 PM

There is something in the air!

We are witnessing a changing of the guard, a new political epoch, a youth movement, and a call to restore the American dream. One only has to look at how the youth have been engaged during this political season to understand that a...

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