Saturday, February 29, 2020

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 13, 2018

Justice Department reopens the Emmett Tiller investigation, Trump's global chaos tour, Ireland passes bill to fully divest from fossil fuel by end of 2018, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 20, 2018

Progressives go big on Medicare for All, California Supreme court squashes splitting the state into two, Zinke takes a wrecking ball to the Endangered Species Act, and more.

The US need not inevitably descend into violent chaos if and when disaster strikes

It’s not too late to begin building a new politics designed to allow us as a people to respond to these crises in a constructive way.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 21

American-made bombs are being used to massacre large numbers of civilians in Yemen, ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children, and more.

The Democratic Caucus in Iowa Is So Close That Precincts Are Resorting to a...

One of the many anti-democratic oddities of the Iowa caucuses.

A Message of Uplift Won New Hampshire

It's that message of uplift, expressed so differently by Sanders and Trump, that resonated so powerfully in New Hampshire.

What I Learned on My Red State Book Tour

While Robert Reich's intent was to put into practice what he teaches, "the best way to learn is to talk with people who disagree with you," here is what he actually learned from red America while on his book tour.

How Scalia’s Death Affects That Important Public-Employee Union Case

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death affects the Friedrichs v. California Teachers case, which the conservative majority on the court was prepared to use to bankrupt public-employee unions.

Bernie Sanders tops new poll for 2020 presidential candidates

Known as the "three B's" Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke, and Joe Biden have all topped, in various positions, the top three slots of many other recently conducted polls.

The Palestine marathon

The right to freedom of movement should be inalienable and inextricably linked to the right to be safe in one’s own home, the right to farm one’s own land, the right to fish in the sea.