About Voting

Polls show that a significant number of people who might be on “our side” are not going to bother to vote. Some are even switching sides. The big corporations and […]

Winning The Race To The Bottom

Conservative policies have propelled us into a global race to the bottom. Conservatives can take pride: we’re winning! “Free trade” — moving factories across borders to evade the protections of […]

Vote As If The Planet Depends On It Because It Does

While many progressives have lamented the inability of the President and the congressional leadership to pass legislation capping greenhouse gas emission, few have recognized that the White House always had […]
Bill Scher

Vote for Hope

The electorate is bitter and angry. It’s no wonder. Foreclosures rise while Wall Street bankers, whose recklessness caused this grave recession, grab million dollar bonuses. Unemployment is stuck at 9.5 […]
Leo Gerard

The Battle Over Social Security in FL-08

We’re working with some of the best state-level bloggers from around the country to help us tell the truth about key economic and social policy issues, and to draw the […]

Vote For Health Care

Still looking for a reason to vote? Here’s a three word answer: health care reform. I’m not sure why Democrats aren’t running on it, but it’s a big step towards […]
Terrance Heath

As Wall Street Cheers Gridlock We Get Stuck

Wall Street, conventional wisdom has it, likes legislative gridlock. Stock prices tend to go up when Election Day results in the two major parties splitting power. As a USA Today […]
Isaiah J. Poole

Annoying Alan Simpson The 310000001th Reason to Vote

Make no mistake: They’re not just trying to roll back Social Security. They’re trying to dismantle the entire New Deal, piece by piece. There are at least “310,000,000 Reasons to […]
Richard Eskow

The Fraud in Foreclosure Fraud KPFK Los Angeles Interview

This morning’s interview with Sonali Kolhatkar for KPFK’s morning program, “Uprising,” was worthwhile for me because Sonali was asking exactly the right questions: Where exactly did the “fraud” take place […]
Richard Eskow

I Know I Know Vote Anyway

I get it. Believe me, I get it. Every day I talk to people – especially progressives – who are deeply disappointed with the leaders they worked so hard to […]
Richard Eskow

G-20 On Currency — Maybe In November

The G-20 is trying to calm fears of a currency war and will take up currency problems again when leaders meet in November. Bloomberg: G-20 to Avoid `Competitive Devaluation,’ Prod […]

Vote For Jobs

Visit the “I’m Voting For…” campaign Should you vote? Does your vote matter? If you care about jobs, your vote really, really matters this time. If the Tea Party wave […]

The People Who Own The Country Ought To Govern It

That’s founder and first supreme court justice John Jay. Must-see video from GRIT TV about the Chamber of Whores: More here. Obviously, Big Money has always been the most powerful […]

Wall Streets Tea Party

The Tea Party likes to wrap itself in “grassroots” contempt for wealthy elites, but the 12 leading Tea Party Senate candidates have accepted over $4.6 million in campaign contributions from […]
Zach Carter

Off the Table

We’re working with some of the best state-level bloggers from around the country to help us tell the truth about key economic and social policy issues, and to draw the […]

The Elephant In The Foreclosure Fraud Room Second Liens

There’s been plenty of recent media attention to the prospect of investor lawsuits over fraudulent mortgages and mortgage securities. But investor lawsuits against mortgage servicers could be even more damaging […]
Zach Carter

The Big Biz Behind GOPs Small Gov

The following was originally published in Politico. Republicans dub their congressional challengers the Young Guns, who proclaim a reborn conservative fealty to balanced budgets, small government and free markets. At […]
Robert Borosage

Fascist America Is This Election The Next Turn

In August 2009, I wrote a piece titled Fascist America: Are We There Yet? that sparked much discussion on both the left and right ends of the blogosphere. In it, […]
Sara Robinson
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