In 2022, without a Democratic miracle, the GOP will almost certainly recapture the House, resulting in Rep. Kevin McCarthy becoming Speaker of the House. Of the 11 GOP candidates running for Secretary of State in swing states, only 2 believe… Read More ›
Election, Political Reform & National Politics
Terrifying Washington Post Op-Ed: First, Trump Resurrection, then Insurrection Unless We Get Serious Now!
The WaPo Op-Ed by Robert Kagan is an absolute must read and share broadly. I’ll provide some quotes and connecting commentary, but trust me, this must be read and shared.
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 ›
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 ›