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Brew Great Coffee Without a Chemistry Degree

Tasting Table | Posted 09.04.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

Is that a chemistry lab or a coffee shop?

The Zombification of America

Annabel Park | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Annabel Park

This is my fear about America in a nutshell: Are we feeling so alienated from one another that we see the other as zombie-like and worthless? That is, not deserving of compassion, a voice in the political process, or even life?

Fear the Other Guy, but Do Not Hope

Annabel Park | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Annabel Park

We must emerge as a voting bloc: the feared and coveted swing voters. We are fed up with both parties and outraged that Main St has been allowed to fail and our future held hostage to politics.

In Congress We Do Not Trust: More Bipartisan Insanity

Annabel Park | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
Annabel Park

I had promised myself that my next blog post would be about my experience of the Citizens Intervention rally at the US Capitol. But, I came acros...

At 'Summit for People,' Cautious Optimism About Ending Citizens United

James M. Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James M. Russell

For Annabel Park, founder of the Coffee Party USA, the influence of corporations on elections is "a cancer in our political system." Speaking by phone...

Something is Missing in the Middle with No Labels

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

That will fill some of the gap in the middle.

Dick Gregory and the Rally for Sanity

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

The Stewart/Colbert Concert was great! The people in the crowd were as awesome as the acts on stage. How much fun it was to do the wave for an actua...

The F Word: Campaign Cash, Corruption, Corporate Power.

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Campaign cash -- we're drowning in a flood of it. As Katrina vanden Heuvel noted yesterday on GRITtv, this is on track to be a $5 billion election--an...

The UnConvention

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Abelson

The Coffee Party you say? Still in its infancy, it was born with a single post on Facebook, its founder conveying deep dismay at what passes for political discourse in this country.

223 Years On (VIDEO)

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeffrey Abelson

Today is Constitution Day, aka Citizenship Day. A day to reflect on our extraordinary form of government, and reconnect with what it means to be an active citizen, and why it matters.

Coffee Party Convention: Group Plans Response To Tea Party In Louisville

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Coffee Party, a progressive response to the conservative Tea Party movement, is in the midst of wrapping up the early registration phase for its u...

The 12 Week Plan: A Road Map to Not Getting Our A**es Kicked on November 2

Billy Wimsatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Billy Wimsatt

You think you're unhappy now under Obama, Pelosi and Reid? Wait until the guys who drove the car into the ditch for eight consecutive years get their hands back on the steering wheel.

Coffee Party Needs More Caffeine

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Unilaterally relinquishing the ability to forcefully speak truth to power is a huge self-inflicted handicap. I think The Coffee Party will gain more traction when it shows some teeth.

Roger Ebert Challenges Sarah Palin To Debate With Coffee Party Founder, Annabel Park

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Renowned film critic Roger Ebert took to his Twitter account last week to challenge former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin to talk with Annabe...

Perfecting a More Perfect Union

Morris Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morris Davis

My father was a 100 percent disabled veteran of World War II. He left home a healthy man in the prime of life and returned seriously disabled by a br...

The Democrats' Dirty Money Problem

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig

Oscar winning director Alex Gibney's latest film, Casino Jack, is premiering in Washington, DC next week, New York last, and San Francisco the week af...

Coffee Party Could Bring 'Inclusiveness To Congress'

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new movement in politics known as the Coffee Party has made its way to Columbia. The group denies a media claim that it was created in direct oppos...

Unite the Nation or Untie it?

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

If the media wants to promote civility, it needs to promote a group like the Coffee Party. If the Tea Party was given tons of free media, why not these folks?

The Boston Tea Party: The Real Story (VIDEO)

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

A lot of Americans are really angry, as so many of our dreams seem to be fading away. Anger can be useful, but only if we can grasp what's at the root of our pain, if we can understand how we got here.

Waking Up to the Coffee Party

Joseph Huff-Hannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joseph Huff-Hannon

Most Coffee Party adherents aren't beholden to one particular, burning issue. Rather, many appear largely driven by a feeling of anger about a governing process completely overrun by corporate cash.

Something is Brewing Across America Today: The Coffee Party is Percolating

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tamar Abrams

At coffee shops across the country, Americans are witnessing the birth of a new movement. It's not progressive or conservative. It's not about issues so much as a new way of seeing politics.

Coffee Party? Tea Party? Join the Brewvement!

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

Coffee Partiers might focus more on the threat of concentrated, unaccountable corporate power, while Tea Partiers' typically target concentrated, unaccountable government power. But see a pattern?

Coffee Party Movement: A Tea Party Alternative

Washington Post | Dan Zak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Furious at the tempest over the Tea Party -- the scattershot citizen uprising against big government and wild spending -- Annabel Park did what any Am...