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Center for American Progress
Making Progress: 10 Years of Ideas, Action, and Change
Today, as the Center for American Progress celebrates its 10th anniversary, we look at the impact CAP has had on the country. ...
The Top 13 Women of Color to Watch in 2013
These 13 women of color are leaving their mark on everything from politics to entertainment to health. ...
Martin Unchained: Radical Reformer, Nonviolent Militant
This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we should remember the true Dr. King and free him from a reconstructed history that never was. ...
Democracy, Democratic Governance, and Transparent Institutions in the American Interest
The Center for American Progress and the Center for Strategic and International Studies have collaborated to promote progressive and democratic governance around the world. ...
Comparing Conservative and Progressive Investment in America's Youth
Conservative groups' funding advantage has helped the right communicate with young Americans and develop leaders despite the fundamental issue-area differences between conservative movement fundamentals and the Millennial generation. ...
3 Lessons the 2012 Election Taught Us About the Progressive Coalition
Ruy Teixeira explains why the 2008 presidential outcome was not a fluke and how the progressive coalition has made an impact in 2012. ...
The Obama Coalition in the 2012 Election and Beyond
With President Obama's re-election, a progressive multiracial, multiethnic, and cross-class coalition has clearly emerged, albeit in an early and tenuous stage. ...
Articulating the Future for Progressivism
Authors Bill Ivey and Joe Romm discuss the power of words in politics at a recent Progressivism on Tap event. ...

The Nation.
Is This the Moment to Normalize US Relations With Cuba?
Tom Hayden
With Senator Foreign Relations chairman and Cuba hawk Robert Menendez mired in scandal, the embargo could finally be lifted.

How Football Culture Can Change Rape Culture
Jessica Luther
To curb sexual assault, victims need allies and advocates. Former University of Missouri football player Rolandis Woodland is a model for this.

Did Occupy Actually Make Police Departments More Accountable?
Amity Paye
Occupy Wall Street activists like Cecily McMillan are still fighting the state, only this time they’re waging their battles in the courts.

How Not to End Violence in a War-Torn Land
Nick Turse
The US plan to create another armed group to inject into Libya’s fractious sea of competing militias is going forward—and is fraught with peril.

Thomas Piketty and Millennial Marxists on the Scourge of Inequality
Timothy Shenk
Capitalism’s new critics take on an economics run amok.

[LIVE STREAM] Thomas Piketty: Is Inequality Inevitable?
The Graduate Center, CUNY
Watch live on April 16 at 6pm EST.

The US Military Has Been 'At War' in Africa on the Sly For Years
Nick Turse
If you want to know what US forces are doing in Africa, it helps to be connected to a large engineering or construction firm looking for business.

Who's Really to Blame for the Ravages of Climate Change?
Brentin Mock
In Showtime’s powerful new documentary, Years of Living Dangerously, will the West’s rapacious consumption habits be let off the hook?

Cities Rising
The Nation
The progressive revival, from the asphalt up.

Why the 'Open' Internet Is So Closed to Women
Astra Taylor
While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also reflects and amplifies real-world inequities in striking ways.


Campaign for America's Future
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The Democratic Strategist
The Racist Elephant in the Political Room
Not all Republicans are racist, there are people of color who are Republicans and there was a time when Republican leaders were in the forefront of the struggle for racial equality.

All of that said, and acknowledging that there ...
Creamer: Nine Rules for Democratic Midterm Victory
The following article by Democratic strategist Robert Creamer, author of "Stand Up Straight: How Progressives Can Win," is cross-posted from HuffPo.

Much has been written about the difficult road faced by Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections. But ...
Political Strategy Notes
Some observation's from Wesley Lowell's Washington Post article, "Democrats settle on fairness issues hoping to avoid a repeat of 2010 midterm disaster": ""There are pretty stark contrasts here, and we know that when we bring out our base ...
Is GOP Voter Suppression a Good Campaign Issue for Dems in 2014?
In her Care2.com post "Politicians are Beginning to Realize Voter Suppression is a Bad Idea," Crystal Shepeard notes that more than 1,000 voter suppression bills have been introduced in state legislatures around the country since the year 2000. ...
Political Strategy Notes
In his bid to win the governorship of Ohio, Democratic Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald may be creating a potent template for Dems in statewide races. Fitzgerald is getting out front and generating buzz in attacking voter suppression. "He ...
'Agitation' Needed to Fight the War on Voting Rights
From The Guardian's "How to reverse a supreme court attack on democracy: fight for voting rights: John Roberts' wrecking ball got you mad as hell? Don't take his court's electoral destruction for granted anymore" by Richard L. Hasen, ...
GOP Opposition to Medicaid Expansion Backfiring in Red States
Sally Kohn reports some encouraging news for Dems in her Daily Beast post "New Poll Shows Voters in Red States Want to Expand Medicaid: A core part of Obamacare is popular in states from Kansas to Georgia where ...
Sargent: Tough 2014 Map Clarifies Dem Strategy
Greg Sargent's Plum Line post "Why 2014 looks so bad for Dems, and what they can do about it" makes it clear that Democrats have an uphill battle ahead, but at least their best strategy is increasingly ...

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