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American Dream Movement

No Super Committee Deal. Good. Now Let's Focus on Jobs -- the Best Way to Reduce Deficits

Roger Hickey | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Roger Hickey

The deal on the table, whose failure is much lamented by beltway pundits, would have seriously harmed the economy, without significantly reducing deficits. In fact, it might have made it worse.

Run for America

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

As voters in Ohio have shown, politics is not a spectator sport. Democracy depends on citizens exercising the power of the vote to counter the power of money. With Run for America, Progressive Majority is looking for a few good men and women to take the field.

It's Time for the Solutions: Hundreds of Thousands Support Big Plan to Fix Economy

Van Jones | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Van Jones

We must go beyond changing the conversation on inequality to also changing the conditions under which millions of Americans are suffering economically. Let's use this pivotal moment in history to make America work for the 99%.

The Return of the American Dream

Carl Pope | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

"Progress, not pollution" are the key words as Sarah Hodgdon, the Sierra Club's conservation director, joins 25 other progressive leaders who are the symbolic faces of the new American Dream Movement.

Wall Street Protests: Which Side Are You On?

Van Jones | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Van Jones

Wall Street has long been the home of the biggest threat to American Democracy. Now it has become home to what may be our best hope for rescuing it.

Dick Durbin: Sacrificing Social Security, Recovery?

Curtis Black | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Now that the debt ceiling crisis is behind us, it's time to take a look at Senator Durbin's role in shifting the debate away from the jobs crisis and legitimizing attacks on Social Security.

Tuesday: Rallies Everywhere to Save the American Dream

Van Jones | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Van Jones

Our democracy has been hijacked by a small group of extremists. The American Dream is in peril. It is time for the super-majority of Americans to be superheroes and rescue our economic future.

Bigger Than the Tea Party

Van Jones | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics
Van Jones

The Tea Party has their message and their movement, and it continues to impact the debate in Washington. But the movement to save the American Dream is bigger. There is a silent majority of Americans who are fighting back, and many of them have been fighting alone.

Introducing The 'American Dream' Movement

Van Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Van Jones

Reinvigorated by the idealism and fighting spirit on display right now in America's heartland, the movement for "hope and change" has a rare, second chance. It can renew itself and become again a national force with which to be reckoned.