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Ira Israel | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics
Ira Israel

It is the electorate's fault that we have allowed corporations to hijack our government, influence politicians to deregulate their industries and then save them when they fail.

Which Members of Congress Are Standing Up for Economic Decency - and Which 'Progressives' Aren't

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

If you don't see the name of your Congress member on that list, you live in a House district without a representative standing up for economic decency.

Sabrina Siddiqui

As Sequester Looms, Progressive Coalition Warns Democrats Against Entitlement Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress continues to debate a possible replacement to the $1.2 trillion in sequestration-related cuts set to kick in on March 1, a c...

Occupy My Candidacy at RootsCamp

Yetta Kurland | Posted 01.30.2013 | DC
Yetta Kurland

If you are attending Rootscamp this weekend, please join us in this important discussion. #yetta2013 #abettercityispossible

Russ Feingold Is Emerging as a Significant Force Against Corporate Control of Our Government

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Perhaps President Abraham Lincoln's famous words of hope for a "... government of the people, by the people, for the people..." will yet ring true again -- with a little help from Russ Feingold and his growing movement.

Can The DNC and Our President Break Their Establishment Ties?

Pearl Korn | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

For the DNC to become relevant again, it needs to truly embrace that spirit of "change" from 2008 and support some real Progressives for Congress in 2012.

In Blue Dog Battle, Progressives Are (Half) Right

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Blue Dogs are right about campaign strategy in some conservative districts -- but they greatly overstate their case. Granularity is usually lost in our political narrative, and the numbers suggest subtle, diverging politics.

95 Democrats Make Net Neutrality 2010 Issue

Adam Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Adam Green

Once again, progressives are working together with bold Democratic challengers, on the issue of corporate control of the Internet, to show Democratic Party leaders what it looks like to go on the offensive.

Lessons Learned From the Appointment of Elizabeth Warren

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Some are dissatisfied with the president for not going through a confirmation process in the Senate with Elizabeth Warren. His concerns were real about getting the 60 votes to override the filibuster that was certain to come from the Republicans.

The DNC, DCCC and DSCC Need Makeovers

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

An emerging coalition of new and traditional progressive power is placing the "old guard" in the Democratic establishment on notice that the status quo is no longer acceptable, and they had best adapt or face the consequences.