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Amy B Dean

Wisconsin Shows Need to Move Beyond Scapegoats

Amy B. Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

While political leaders try to find scapegoats to deflect blame for our problems, the American people are ultimately smarter than that. They want and are responsive to compelling solutions to unemployment and economic insecurity.

A Public Response to Public Sector Woes

Amy B. Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

Over the past thirty years, Republicans have led a relentless assault on government, arguing that we needed to "starve the beast." Now we're in exactly the position they wanted us to be in.

Thumbs-Up to AFL-CIO for Backing Bill Halter for Arkansas Senate, Positive Proposals Coming Out of Orlando

Amy B. Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

By pointing to the failures in Sen. Lincoln's voting record, the labor movement shows voters just where we've been let down.

Let's Have a Real Conversation About Jobs

Amy B. Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

What's really at stake here is the survival of perhaps the most endangered species in America: Its dwindling, almost non-existent middle class.

The Take Away: Political Lessons from the Health Care Debate

Amy B. Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

If the health care debate has taught us anything, it's that unless progressives change how we do politics, we will never get what we want from Washington.

The Message of Linda Chavez-Thompson in Texas

Amy B. Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy B. Dean

Texas is ready to hear the message of Linda Chavez-Thompson, candidate for Lieutenant Governor.