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A Progressive Second Term? (I) Prerequisites

David Coates | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
David Coates

Amid the scampering up and down the fiscal cliff that now dominates political life in Washington, some more important and basic questions are in danger of vanishing from view, questions about the general character and progressive potential of Barack Obama's second term.

Five Plutocracy-Busting Ideas From America's Progressive Past

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
Sam Pizzigati

Between 1900 and the 1950s, average Americans beat down plutocrats every bit as dominant as ours. Most Americans today, unfortunately, have no inkling that this huge transformation ever took place.