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Occupy, Progressives and Democracy

John O'Kane | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics
John O'Kane

If leaders with an agenda begin to surface from Occupy and take the electoral route, will they become only well-funded democrats? Can Occupy have an impact without moving inside; without mounting a full effort to reform the system?

Economically Conservative Yet Socially Tolerant? Find Yourself on the Nolan Chart

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Many young people I meet these days hold economic views that are pro-market and entrepreneurial. They also believe in social tolerance, and wonder where that places them politically. Are they Republicans? Democrats?

Inspiring Each Other Forward

Mike Lux | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

Yesterday, homeowners who have been royally screwed over by big Wall Street banks risked not only arrest but worse in demonstrations at the Department of Justice demanding that they start prosecuting bankers rather than the people ripped off by them.

'We Made A Lot of Mistakes But We Were Right' -- Robert Redford Explores Radical Questions From the 60s and Today

Rick Ayers | Posted 06.16.2013 | Entertainment
Rick Ayers

It has finally happened. We knew it was coming. With the release of Robert Redford's film adaptation of Neil Gordon's book The Company You Keep, the Weather Underground has achieved the status of a cultural trope.

Occupy Wall Street: A Year Later

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It's far too early to tell what the overall impact of the Occupy Wall Street movement will be on American politics. One year later, we know that the action in Zuccotti Park changed the conversation by putting economic injustice back on the nation's radar.

On Port Huron Statement's 50th Anniversary, Generations Gather To Rewrite Political Manifesto

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.15.2012 | Detroit

The Port Huron Statement, a pivotal document that gave force and focus to the student movement of the 1960s and helped spark a reinvention of the Amer...

McInnis Flip on Springs Water Issue May Explain Silence on His Hasan Water Articles

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The simple reason for McInnis' apparent refusal to produce his water opus might be the fact that these issues are so mind-bogglingly sensitive that he feels he has nothing to gain politically by exposing more of his thinking on the topic.

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

Well, Black Is Always in Style

Marc Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marc Gunther

But I was amused to stumble upon a different question that's sparking debate among the young people planning to attend the action: What should one wear to a protest against coal?

You Don't Need A Weatherman To Know Which Way The Wind Blows

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Whatever you believe about Bill Ayers and the Weathermen, the fact remains that he is not running for president. But John McCain doesn't really have any other arrows left in his quiver.

Hillary And The Commies

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

During Wednesday night's debate, George Stephanopoulos didn't flinch from trying to smear Obama by association with former '60s radical Bill Ayers. Too bad George didn't ask Hillary about her summer spent working for a law firm run by Communists.