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Good Timing for a Progressive Partnership

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

This week, two of the most well-respected national progressives groups -- the Center for Community Change and USAction -- announced that they've formed a new alliance to address the key problems of job loss, inequality, poverty, and the political influence of big business.

Prospects for Progressive Politics: A July 4th Interview With Activist Jeff Blum

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

This year, Americans celebrated their independence at a time when almost 10 percent of the workforce is officially unemployed, millions more are underemployed, and millions of families are losing their homes. Under these circumstances, why isn't the left gaining momentum?

Next Sunday: Protest at Right-Wing Billionaires' Secret Summit near Palm Springs

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

A broad coalition of consumer, community, labor, environmental, student, civil liberties, and faith-based groups are sponsoring a rally in Rancho Mira...

House Health Care Vote Transforms the Political Landscape

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

By Election Day, there will be very few districts where a vote for health care reform is unpopular. But I would also argue, that this fall we will see clear evidence that courage itself is very popular.

ACORN Helps Lead Progressive Action to Pass A Stimulus Package

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Because of reality facing America's low- and moderate-income communities, ACORN members and their neighborhoods function as the canaries in our nation's economic coal mine.