Randy Shaw tries to vaccinate readers against the chumminess between activists and the politicians they believe share their agenda .
Ronald Reagan Failed Presidency: Reagan’s economic legacy is one of failure, but it could be argued that he was genuinely transformative.
Illegal Spy Program: The 5-member panel of legal experts concluded that NSA’s bulk data collection is illegal and probably unconstitutional.
Populist Revolt — The signs indicate that, however much the folkways of Washington may resist, this nation has entered a Populist Moment.
State of the Union 2014 — There is never a time for capitulation; I cannot help but feel that the lack of a boldness evinces resignation.
Richard Wolff in Hollywood — If workers ran democratically-operated enterprises they wouldn’t have wildly unequal distribution of profits.
Political Correctness — Shouting about political correctness has become ingrained in conservative criticism of America.
Equality and Democracy — Progressives should be prepared for the long game, building critical mass to seize the national agenda.
Sex Tourism — Predators openly flaunt their indiscretions, using their “first world” privileges to commit egregious crimes.
Jeremy Kuzmanov: The FBI was highly effective at using saboteurs to infiltrate and foment dissension within the New Left and encouraged counterproductive forms of protest, contributing to its eventual implosion.
Brent Budowsky: America awaits a fighting progressive leader who will lead the battle for a major employment programs.
What Reform Means — “Reform” used to mean government actions designed to give working people a leg up or expand democratic participation.
New Years Resolutions — The key is asking yourself some of the questions that focus on supporting your intrinsic motivation to change.