Sunday, April 2, 2023

Jonathan H. Martin

Jonathan H. Martin is Professor of Sociology at Framingham State University, and the editor of and a contributor to the anthology Empowering Progressive Third Parties in the United States (Routledge). He has been involved in the left third party movement for decades. Formerly he was a Green Party activist and a steering committee member of Draft Bernie for a People’s Party (the forerunner of Movement for a People’s Party). Currently he is a team member of Progressive Party Builders (, a group that promotes the bottom-up development of a viable new progressive party in the United States. He can be reached at


Western monarch butterfly population reaches its highest number since 2000

“It is difficult to watch monarch butterflies and their extraordinary migration teeter on the edge of collapse, but there are signs of hope.”

Covering (up) antiwar protest in US media

The national press is a no show.

To hell and back

It is time to set in motion policies that would uplift veterans instead of pouring yet more staggering sums into a military that’s only sent so many of us to hell and back in this century?

US auctions giant stretch of Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling

Coming on the heels of the Willow decision, this certainly feels like another step backwards in the fight against climate change, which this administration has said is an existential threat.”

California passes law to fine oil companies over price gouging

The new law prohibiting fuel price gouging will go into effect June 26.