“Shut Up!” – Really, GOP?

President Obama’s budget wasn’t actually dead on arrival last week. But Republicans knew it would speak to the hopes and dreams of everyday Americans. So they tried choking it.
Leo Gerard

The White House Budget: A View From the Left

The Democratic Party, and especially President Obama’s wing of it, must not define the leftmost boundary of political debate. If we are to see a “dream budget,” we need to dream bigger than this.
Richard Eskow

The Way Forward: Tax and Spend

Yes, conservatives have tried for years to turn "tax and spend" into an epithet. But this strategy would reduce joblessness and inequality while stimulating the economy.
Emily Schwartz Greco