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Coalitions

How the Christian Coalition and MoveOn Helped Save Net Neutrality: A Buried Story of a Powerful Coalition

Paul Loeb | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics
Paul Loeb

This week's FCC action should bring a long-delayed victory for net neutrality. It's an important victory, without which the online world that we've come to take for granted would risk being auctioned off to the highest bidder. But this victory might never have happened without an unlikely political coalition a decade ago.

Get Bland for Rand?

Kevin Price | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Kevin Price

In the end, will a more pragmatic Rand Paul build a coalition that can win a national election? Will his core constituents tolerate a more mainstream Rand? Will they become "bland for Rand"?

The Republican Party Can Learn from al-Maliki's Mistakes

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Numerous observers and actors alike in the conflict blame al-Maliki's refusal to form a coalition government, composed of multiple sectors and factions within the country, for the ongoing existential crisis.

'Soul Of A Citizen' Excerpt: Taking Money Out Of Politics: A Grassroots Effort For Clean Elections

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Paul Loeb

Maine's Clean Elections Act passed with 56 percent of the vote, and it changed Maine's politics. By 2008, three quarters of the candidates in the state were participating.

Progressives, Tea Parties and the Rise of We Generation Politics

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Candidates' ability to ally progressives with Democrats (and tea partiers with Republicans) may well determine the outcome of the 2010 and 2012 elections.

'Soul Of A Citizen' Excerpt: How The Christian Coalition And MoveOn Helped Save The Internet Together

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Paul Loeb

But when we create unexpected alliances that cross political lines, they can yield powerful results. Consider how MoveOn and the Christian Coalition helped save the Internet as we know it.