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Meet The Bloggers: Obama Talks With Atrios, Etc.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the first time ever, President Barack Obama met Wednesday with progressive bloggers and took their questions. Obama met with Joe Sudbay of AMERICA...

Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll, Too Young to Die Ruin Social Security

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Don't Fear the Boomers. Despite the scaremongers' attempts to incite generational war, people born between 1946 and 1964 are not going to destroy Social Security. But don't just take my word for it. Ask an actuary.

Elizabeth Warren and Her Discontents

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

President Obama must choose between appointing Ms. Warren or placating the big banks. There is no Third Way. Unfortunately for the President, Elizabeth Warren is a yes or no question.

Audience Atomization Overcome: Why the Net Erodes the Authority of the Press

Jay Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jay Rosen

Sometimes the people the press thinks of as deviant types are closer to the sphere of consensus than the journalists who are classifying those same people as "fringe."

Getting More Progressives Elected -- And Where You Fit In

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

I realized at MoveOn that it makes no sense for progressives to raise tons of money for candidates who then spend it inefficiently. We need to help them run effective campaigns and win.