If you want to learn from the world's great orators and become a more compelling, memorable writer and speaker, Joe Romm's "Language Intelligence: Lessons on Persuasion From Jesus, Shakesphere, Lincoln, and Lady Gaga" is the place to start.
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In Dr. King's day the issue seemed to be one of love or hate, but today the issue is less about love or hate, and more about of what I would call "radical indifference."
No surprise that a populist progressive Democrat like me would like President Obama's State of the Union address that talked so much about lifting up the middle class. But there's a background story on getting to the president's message last night.
Here's why Richard Mourdock's comments matter: The Republican Party has a brand problem, and Mitt Romney has a judgment problem.
I have worked for social change for more than 20 years, fighting for causes as diverse as police reform, juvenile justice and green jobs. Over the years, I have come to believe that two major flaws are undermining our reform movements.
To build an education system for the 21st century, we must get back to our roots and visualize schools that are worthy of American democracy.
Last week at Netroots Nation we talked about the problem of Apple (and all the others) manufacturing in China, costing our country jobs and dollars. N...
With Republicans running Congress, the president having angered much of the left and Governor Scott Walker surviving last week's Wisconsin recall, Netroots could have been really depressing.
What Antonino D'Ambrosio has done with Let Fury Have the Hour is making me rethink everything I took for granted in my life.
I believe in climate change. I ride my bike everywhere, I work at a solar company, I buy organic and local when I can. I am young, liberal and idealistic. But I'm not an environmentalist. And I'm not alone.
Many people believe that the large amounts of money that ALEC pours into state legislation hurt ordinary Americans on economic issues like workers rights, health, consumer protection, and the environment.
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Maybe we should go to a government that runs leaner and does not requires so much fuel. Maybe we should require government to run like a family or a small business by living within their means. Maybe we should listen to Paul Ryan.
Van Jones called [reinventing the American Dream] a moral challenge akin to those posed by Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nelson Mandela, whose messages conveyed that we need the wisdom of all people to solve our problems. That would include the wealthiest one percent along with the 99 percent.
This is about more than just one protest. What's at stake is the very right we have as Americans to speak out when we've been wronged, and to peaceably assemble as a community to seek redress from the government.