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Drinking Liberally for Democracy

Roxane Assaf | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics
Roxane Assaf

No one's ever accused progressive political activists of being insincere. But no one's ever accused them of having too much fun, either.

So How About Lincoln Chafee For President?

David Russell | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
David Russell

Chafee could generate excitement. His willingness to go after Clinton is very useful especially if Warren remains in a leadership position in the Senate and keeps firing off legislative bombshells.

Why, in Politics, Crazy Goes With Mean

Cheryl Mendelson | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics
Cheryl Mendelson

Both conservatism and liberalism are built on moral insights of one kind or another, and no one rational can fail to see that moral flaws like greed and dishonesty exist all along the political spectrum. The problem is that on the right, irrationality and opposition to moral values are not merely personal flaws. They are policy.

Why Obama Is Not A True Liberal

Eric Alterman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Books
Eric Alterman

Is Barack Obama a Liberal? Well, maybe once upon a time, but today, no way. Just take a look at the history (and don't feel bad if you're surprised and disappointed. Your author sure was and he should have known better).

STUDY: Fathers Of Daughters Are More Liberal-Minded

Telegraph | Ian Johnston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Economists claim to have found a correlation between the number of daughters and sons in a household and their father's political views. By analysi...

Liberal Parents, Liberal Children

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

When it comes to politics, today's college freshmen resemble their baby boomer parents of 40 years ago in all ways except two. One way makes perfect sense; the other is a puzzle.