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'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.

"No More Secrecy": Open The Wall Street Negotiations and Empower Voters

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

The White House should use its voice and its influence to push for full transparency in financial reform so that we can watch the lobbying and backroom deals that usually happen behind closed doors.

MoveOn Pressures Undecided Lawmakers On Health Care: 'Which Side Of History Will You Be On?'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics launched a new pro-health care reform television spot on Monday encouraging voters to call their representatives and ask them "which side o...

Are House Democrats Avoiding an Obama Endorsement Due to Health Care?

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

If Democrats in the House cast this vote, Republicans will take them out from the right, and single payer activists are lining up to run against them outside of the party on the left.

Why Progressives Should Back the President's Plan.

Ben Brandzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Brandzel

The last time we abandoned health reform, the failure to deliver ushered in a devastating era of hard-right dominance in Washington. We had to fight for 16 years just to get back to this point.

Accountability Recruits First Candidate for 2010: Bill Halter

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

Some will try to paint our push for candidates like Bill Halter as a "purge" of "moderates" from the Democratic party. It's not. Blanche Lincoln is a radical corporatist. That's not the "center" of anything.

Ryan Grim

MoveOn Hits Obama For Bonus Remarks, Dem Senator Announces Bank Bonus Tax | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics is letting President Obama know that it does begrudge the multimillion-dollar bonuses being paid to Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and a...

The F Word: Lessons Not Learned

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

A year ago I was freezing on the Mall with a few million others, watching the inauguration of a new President. Today I'm sweltering in my unnaturally ...

Sam Stein

MoveOn Targets Dems Who Voted Against Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of Saturday night's historic health care vote, the main lines of attack have been extremely partisan -- Republicans insist that politicall...

MoveOn Holding Emergency Rally At White House Over Health Care

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics is once again battling President Obama -- this time over health care reform. The progressive advocacy organization recently clashed with O...

Sam Stein

MoveOn Hits $1 Million Mark In Anti-Lieberman Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In less than two days time, the progressive action group has raised more than $1 million for its campaign against Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-...

Grassroots Pressure Works

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Green

The fight for health care reform is not over. But Friday's New York Times had some encouraging news for activists. Grassroots pressure is working, and we will continue to keep the pressure on.

Sam Stein

MoveOn Moves Against Obama On Afghanistan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The progressive advocacy organization formally opposed President Obama's troop surge strategy on Tuesday, calling it "wrong" and urging its...

Sam Stein

MoveOn Launches Fundraising Drive For Anti-Lieberman Ad Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The progressive community is moving swiftly against Sen. Joseph Lieberman for killing the public option for insurance coverage and the provision to ex...

MoveOn to Obama: Exit Strategy, Not More Troops to Afghanistan

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman is asking its members to write to President Obama in opposition to Pentagon/McCain/Lieberman demands for more U.S. troops to be sent to Afghanistan.

DEATH-PAC Takes on Blue Cross in Chicago (VIDEO)

Aemilia Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Aemilia Scott

My satirical DEATH-PAC successfully defended Blue Cross / Blue Shield -- that tiny, innocent little ma and pa shop -- from the demonic populist horde whose name is

MoveOn Relaunches "Red-Handed" Campaign Against Anti-Reform Republicans (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics has brought back its "Red Handed" ads from the 2006 election to target vulnerable Republicans who have voted against health care reform. ...

Where is the Outrage Over Our Current Health Care System?

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

Why are Republicans and Blue Dogs playing political tricks just to defend insurance companies and peddling a perverted version of an America where the government aiding its citizens is treated like an act of treason?

Obama Organizing Advisers Rap Health Care Push

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

It does seem like the August doldrums are renewing the progressive appetite for pushing Obama -- even the House Progressive Caucus is starting to channel its inner Evan Bayh and actually threaten to withhold votes.

For Heaven's Sake, See the Movie!

Rabbi Jennifer Krause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Jennifer Krause

If only what's happening right now in the Land of the Free were a movie, we could dab the cold sweat from our collective brow, walk out of the theater, and into a reality that isn't nearly as frightening.

MoveOn Targets Blue Dogs Who Voted Against Health Care Reform (AUDIO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics is targeting Blue Dog legislators on health care reform, running radio ads in the districts of Reps. John Barrow (D-Ga.), Jim Matheson (D-U... Rallies Activists Over Public Option Compromise

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel has caused consternation among progressives -- including Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Howard Dean -- for suggesting health care legisl...

Ex-Interrogators Are Mad as Hell About Torture, and They're Not Gonna Take Cheney Anymore

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

More and more, former interrogators and counterinsurgency experts are using Dick Cheney's recent ubiquity to expose his iniquity regarding the torture and abuse of detainees.

Sam Stein

MoveOn Pushes Back On Gitmo, Torture | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics made a new push on Friday to persuade members of Congress to support the closure of Gitmo and back the White House in its decision to end t...

Sam Stein

MoveOn Ad Calls For Bybee's Impeachment | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Weighing further into the debate over the use of torture by the Bush administration, released a video on Thursday calling for the impeachme...