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Bernie Sanders Probably Isn't Running For President To Win

Deborah Foster | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics
Deborah Foster

Bernie Sanders's role is to push Clinton to the left. To push her to actually serve the people. Otherwise, she more than likely will not. And inequality will continue to increase as it has steadily done over the last 30 years. Because as great as Obama was on some issues, he was pretty bad on inequality.

It May Take 27 Years to Undo the Damage Glenn Beck Caused in 27 Months

Will Bunch | Posted 06.08.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

You'll probably hear a lot about how Beck coarsened the political debate, but I think the wreckage is a lot more substantive, to actual policies that affect Americans every day.

Michele Bachmann's Brilliant Move

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Michele Bachmann's idea of giving a second Republican reply to the State of the Union was politically brilliant. Democrats, progressives and real populists would be well-advised to understand why.

Is Glenn Beck The Publishing Industry's Biggest Hope?

Daily Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Earlier this month, Glenn Beck did what precious few authors have tried and failed to do over the past four weeks: unseat Stieg Larsson from the top o...

Why the National Debate is Still Conducted on the Right's Terms

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Daou

In the inchoate anti-Obama rage manifesting itself today, we're seeing the result of years of radical rhetoric on the part of talk show hosts and pundits like Limbaugh, Hannity, Savage, O'Reilly and Coulter.

Milk, The Biopic and The Lesson

Josh Bolotsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Josh Bolotsky

Milk manages to balance the needs of two very different films in its running time. It is, first of all, a superb biopic, as well as a meditation on the responsibility activists have to the people.