On Wednesday, we posted about the lack of political courage or imagination that prevents groundbreaking legislation like Public Power. Today, we dig into Edward Bellamy and his 1888 utopian novel that described waking up in 2000 and finding America much… Read More ›
Election, Political Reform & National Politics
Last week, Retake posted about how centrist Democrats undemocratically manipulate national and state elections to the detriment of solidly progressive candidates. I got it half right and half wrong. Today, I clarify and offer another angle.
Today, we hand the page over to Indivisible, national, who has laid out most clearly what is in play in DC just now and how one or two Democratic Senators are thwarting Biden’s agenda. We had seen that movie many… Read More ›
Yesterday, I wrote about the lack of energy, focus or even desperation in the environmental movement, despite there being a range of strategies to rally around, strategies that could actually address the climate catastrophe and despite the ongoing reports of… Read More ›
We offer a guest post focusing on GOP reasons for choking government at all costs, preceded by Heather Cox Richardson contrasting the differences between GOP privatization and 1930s style Democratic Activist Government. We close with Roxanne’s and my legislative wrap… Read More ›
An Inauguration Like No Other; Our Transformational Bill List Is Up to 20; What the Heck is Fusion Voting?
We offer commentary on the inaugural, and video of the extraordinary reading by inauguration poet Amanda Gorman after we report on our expanded list of Transformational bills, our reorganized website, and two coming events. Read on!