*+-Robert Reich: Excuse me for sounding impertinent, but isn’t this fear-mongering likely to buttress Republican arguments that the Bush tax cuts should be extended for everyone — including the rich?
*+-Shamus Cooke: The massive One Nation demonstration in Washington, D.C. proved that unions and other progressive groups can unite under a set of demands. But uniting for one demonstration is not enough.
*+-In his flagship episode of “I Have Something to Say”, Gabriel Buelna interviews Father Greg Boyle in a three part series for Nonprofit News.
Father Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention program in the country. The “program” has become a highly successful national model that provides job training, placement assistance and other forms of support to ex-gang members such as free tattoo removal.
*+-Steve Ybarra: Here is the question of the day: Will Democrats have the guts to call out the Republicants and tell America it is time to say yes? Yes to education, yes to job creation, yes to bringing our troops home, yes to cutting military spending, yes to new energy policy, yes to ending hatred.