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Outfoxing the Fox -- Looking Back 10 Years Later

Robert Greenwald | Posted 07.10.2014 | Media
Robert Greenwald

Fox's messaging that government is bad, that human nature is intrinsically more evil than good, that people should be afraid and paranoid, isn't journalism covering the news. It's a world view and narrative that is embedded in the identity and agenda of America's political right wing.

The Republican Medicaid Blockade: Time to Go on Offense on Health Care

Anna Galland | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Anna Galland

Why are so many Democrats still playing defense on the health care, with weak-kneed "keep and fix" rhetoric that implies the Affordable Care Act is broken? The Affordable Care Act is not broken.

Billboard Slamming Bobby Jindal's Medicaid Opposition Can Stay, Judge Rules

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

A billboard criticizing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) for his opposition to Medicaid expansion may remain, a federal judge ruled on Monday in a trad...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Progressives Hit GOP For Rejecting Medicaid Expansion

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- MoveOn.org, the progressive advocacy group, launched an ad campaign Monday targeting the Republican governors who have yet to embrace Ob...

With AIPAC's Power in Doubt, Is Peace With Israel Now Possible?

Robert Naiman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

If AIPAC can lose on Syria and lose on Iran, this raises a spectacular question: Could AIPAC also lose on Israel-Palestine?

Change Is Possible -- Remembering Internet Activist Aaron Swartz

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Ruairí McKiernan

It is one year since the death of 26-year-old Aaron Swartz, the renowned computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist. People all around the world are remembering Swartz

Kate Sheppard

Local Anti-Fracking Activists Get Financial Assist From MoveOn

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The online progressive organization MoveOn will announce Thursday a new program to support local anti-fracking activists across the U.S....

Is MoveOn Less Progressive Than the New York Times Editorial Board?

Norman Solomon | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The New York Times is hardly a progressive newspaper -- but when it comes to the surveillance state and ongoing militarism of the Obama White House, the establishment's "paper of record" puts MoveOn.org to shame.

Liberal Group Doubles Down On Social Security Fight

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

The liberal group MoveOn.org on Wednesday launched a new television advertisement calling on Congress to expand Social Security. "Even with rising ...

Announcing The Good Fight -- Picking up Where the Al Franken Show Left Off

Ben Wikler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Ben Wikler

That's when I found the progressive movement: the informal network of people and organizations working across race, class, sexuality, and origin to hold America to its best values, to the vision that all of us are created equal, and with inalienable rights

The Obamacare Disaster and the Poison of Party Loyalty

Norman Solomon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

At this pivotal moment, progressives should not leave the messaging battle about the ACA to right wingers and Obama loyalists. While critiquing the law for its entanglement with the profit-voracious insurance industry, we should fight for quality healthcare for everyone

Progressives Call For Republican Leaders To Be Arrested For Sedition

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

The 16-day shutdown of the federal government has finally come to an end, but many Americans are still furious about what they perceive as a GOP-spons...

Ryan Grim

Poll: Dems Within Range Of House Takeover

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

A new survey of voters in a dozen Republican-held districts indicates that the government shutdown has made the House increasingly vulnerable to a Dem...

Home Free: Who Cares About Obamacare?

Ethan Casey | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Ethan Casey

Last fall I drove around America and wrote a book about it. One reason I did that is that the traditional institutions whose role has been to explain ...

Iran Cooties: Will Obama Meet with Rouhani Tuesday?

Robert Naiman | Posted 11.19.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

On Tuesday, President Obama has a historic opportunity to end the "Iran cooties" policy. Iran's newly-elected, pragmatic, pro-diplomacy President Hassan Rouhani is going to be addressing the United Nations General Assembly. So is U.S. President Barack Obama.

Shouldn't War Critics Get a Broadcast Response to the President's War Speech?

Robert Naiman | Posted 11.09.2013 | Media
Robert Naiman

President Obama is addressing the nation Tuesday evening to lobby public opinion and Congress to support the Congressional authorization for war in Syria. Shouldn't broadcast media respect the right of war critics to an equal response?

Liberal Group Urges Opposition To Syria Military Strike

AP | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A new TV ad that urges Congress to oppose U.S. military strikes against Syria underscore...

Could Avaaz Help Us Stop the U.S. Bombing of Syria?

Robert Naiman | Posted 11.06.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

We are within reach of doing something unprecedented: stopping a U.S. war before it starts by means of a Congressional vote. We have public opinion our side including a majority of Democrats, a majority of Republicans, and a majority of Independents.

162 Representatives, Including 64 Democrats, Call for Debate and Vote Before War With Syria

Robert Naiman | Posted 10.29.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

Why does this matter? It matters because if President Obama were to strike Syria without Congressional authorization, he would violate the Constitution and the War Powers Resolution. But it also matters because debate surfaces key information.

New Era of 'Open Debates' Begins In Elizabeth Warren's Backyard

Adam Green | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics
Adam Green

Open Debates will be a game changer in our political process -- ensuring that questions get asked that the public actually cares about. What starts in Massachusetts will hopefully become the norm for local, state, congressional, and even presidential debates in the future.

Poll Reveals Broad Support For Treating Students As Well As Banks

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.19.2013 | Business

A vast majority of voters want Congress to maintain the interest rates on federal student loans at their current level or lower them, a poll released ...

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Press House Dems On Big Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of progressive leaders, including MoveOn.org Executive Director Anna Galland, Rebuild the Dream President Van Jones and Dail...

Ryan Grim

Change.org Gets Big Investment

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Petition platform Change.org got a $15 million cash infusion last week from The Omidyar Network, an investment firm connected to eBay fo...

Aaron Sankin

Protesters Swarm Pelosi's Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.26.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- About a dozen protestors gathered in front of San Francisco's Federal Building on Thursday to deliver a petition to Rep. Nancy Pelos...

Time to Renounce the 'War on Terror'

Norman Solomon | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The "war on terror" is now engaged in various forms of military intervention in an estimated two-dozen countries, killing and maiming uncounted civilians while creating new enemies.