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Luke Johnson

Democrat Denounces Anti-Populist Editorial After Progressive Pressure

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), an honorary co-chair of centrist think tank Third Way, became the latest Democrat to reject an op-ed by th...

Occupy, Progressives and Democracy

John O'Kane | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics
John O'Kane

If leaders with an agenda begin to surface from Occupy and take the electoral route, will they become only well-funded democrats? Can Occupy have an impact without moving inside; without mounting a full effort to reform the system?

Democrats Must Unite to Stop Republicans from Making 2010 "The Year the Empire Strikes Back"

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

They used to say that the thing that is most likely to end war and conflict between the nations of the world would be an existential threat from a group of aliens from outer space. The same must be true for Democrats and progressives.

The Drano Theory of History -- Extending the "Big Change Moment"

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

One of the reasons why last Sunday's vote was so significant is that it is likely to set up the kind of cascading series of fundamental changes that only comes once every few decades.

Republicans Want to Vote Against Health Care Reform? Go Ahead, Make My Day

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Republicans do not win when Democrats are successful at making fundamental progressive change. They win when they stop Democrats from making fundamental progressive change.

Who's to Blame for Stalling Key Parts of the Obama Agenda?

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The financial industry, the insurance giants and the oil companies are going to bite and claw and fight to stop real reform until the last dog dies. Progressives better be ready to do the same.

Crashing the Gates of the Status Quo

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

If we succeed in winning health insurance reform we will have breached the gates of the status quo. We will demonstrate that fundamental change is possible.

Does Obama Really Plan To Govern from the Center-Right?

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Should progressives beware? Has Barack Obama suckered them into supporting a President who will really govern from the "center-right?" The short answer is no.