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The Undercurrent

GOP Leader Unhappy With Flood of Money in Politics

Lauren Windsor | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

At a campaign event for Senate hopeful Joni Ernst in Des Moines on Thursday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told me that he is unhappy with Citizens United and would revisit the landmark Supreme Court decision to make it more balanced. However, Graham does not think any action will happen without a movement.

Why Won't McConnell Answer the Question?

Mike Lux | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

Mitch McConnell needs to answer Harry Reid's and Lauren Windsor's question: Is he going to repudiate this extremism? Or if he continues to find it inspiring, he should tell America, and especially his own constituents, why.

Four Years for the ACA: Time to Keep Building

Mike Lux | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

Sunday was the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, a moment well worth marking. The ACA, for all its flaws, is already making lives better for many millions of Americans, and as it gets more established will continue to do so.

Conservatism... It's the New Liberalism

Lauren Windsor | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

Why is it that conservatives, who tout their morality and fiscal responsibility, are so liberal with the stewardship of our planet's resources; so liberal with their interpretation of empirical evidence; so liberal with scientific acts?

Dancing in the Streets vs. Baying at the Moon

Mike Lux | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

Being a progressive, I am a tolerant guy, so you conservatives should feel free to party however you see fit. But I'm glad for the sake of my humanity that I am part of the progressive movement, and not the conservative one. What a sad, obsessive world modern-day conservatives live in.

On the Ground With Occupy Gezi

Lauren Windsor | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Lauren Windsor

On Sunday, June 2, I interviewed Occupy Wall Street activist and co-founder of the Paul Robeson Freedom School Justin Wedes, who is on the ground in Turkey for the Occupy Gezi protests.

Operation Primal Scream

Lauren Windsor | Posted 07.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Lauren Windsor

On May 21, the voters of Los Angeles will have the opportunity to weigh in on the most pervasive problem facing America today -- money in politics -- through Proposition C on the mayoral ballot.