The consensus outside Congress is that the U.S. is in a desperate race to restore its manufacturing sector. Will the new Congress have the sense not to stand in the way? Let's hope they dust off their bios of Coolidge.
People in the climate movement -- or anyone who believes in what we're doing to avert a climate crisis and bring about an energy revolution -- can push back on Big Oil and Dirty Coal by exercising their right to vote.
While the success of the Chamber of Commerce's attempt to influence the mid-term election remains to be seen, we already know that its decades-long effort to influence the United States judiciary has been a resounding success.
I spoke with Fitz to explore the current context in the Beltway. We discussed the congressional politics on immigration in 2007 and 2010 and the significance of Latino voting patterns for the prospects of immigration reform.
Mr. Bhargava spoke with me on issues ranging from the potential impact of Latino voters and grassroots mobilizations, and the challenges facing progressive groups in the wake of Arizona's immigration law.
The floods in Pakistan are sorely testing the government's capacity, and setbacks are likely in its efforts toward economic growth and development, fight against militancy, and the country's civil-military relations.