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No Left Left in the United States

Jack Healey | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Jack Healey

Only the far fringes of the Democratic Party are even as far left as most of Europe's political right. The sad results are that we have the horrors of Rwanda, Bosnia, and Somalia having happened or festered considerably while American presidencies have been busy with other matters.

The Republican Meltdown: It's Bad Ideas, Don't Deny It

Richard Brodsky | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Recovery will not be easy, and will likely follow the famous five steps Kubler-Ross describe in the aftermath of a death in the family: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance. Republicans are stuck on stage one, denial, and can't move forward.

Obama and the King Who Knelt in the Snow

Rakim Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rakim Brooks

Corporate business interests have had a strangle hold on Washington for many decades now. And the President's kneeling reveals that there is no easy way to break this corporate death grip.

Fox News Online Poll Shows 71% View Anti-Gay Marriage Prop 8 as Unconstitutional

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Is it possible that even the center-right tilting viewing audience of Fox news programs is also open to significant upgrades of gay civil rights? That is what a surprising new, unscientific survey of a Fox web audience seems to be showing.

America's Politically Adolescent Behavior

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

In my clinical practice, I have actually seen and tried some of the ways that might represent a pathway to transition our society from a culture of hate to one of listening.

Idealism, Conscience And The Spiritual Left

William Horden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Rooted deep in the grain of American culture, the Spirtual Left has long acted as the progressive conscience of the nation, championing from the beginning causes like abolition and women's rights.