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’08 Action on Global Warming

Back in February, presidential hopeful Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., quietly made a bold move. He co-sponsored the “gold standard” of global warming bills, Sanders-Boxer, cutting greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050. This week, three...

Grappling With Big Pharma

Over at the Take Back America 2007 blog, I’m posing the question: what can we do to galvanize the grassroots and remove the grip the pharmaceutical industry has on the Senate?

The Empathetic Presidency Returns

As President Bush touched down in devastated Greensburg, Kansas today, I thought back to April 2001, when a white policeman killed a 19-year old black man in Cincinatti, sparking riots. There was no presidential visit to Cincinnati, or even extended remarks, to help...

The Market Forces Are Not With You

Business leaders jumped into the universal health care pool this week, as 36 companies formed the Coalition to Advance Healthcare Reform and called for a system where all individuals are required to carry health insurance. The announcement further shifts the center of...

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