Newt Gingrich issued a call to arms to his fellow bomb-throwers: “Don’t cave on shutdown.” At least let’s name this for what it is: sabotage of the democratic process. And let’s be clear about where such reckless ambition leads.
A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC — the American Legislative Exchange Council — presents itself as a “nonpartisan public-private partnership”. But behind that mantra lies a […]
On this week’s Moyers & Company (check local listings), Larry Cohen, president of the 700,000-member Communications Workers of America, joins Bill to make the case for common-sense filibuster reform that […]
Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman argues that saving money is not the path to economic recovery.