|Center for American Progress
|Powering Progress: 2016 Progressive Party|
This week, American Progress hosted its annual Progressive Party, featuring Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), who discussed the enduring and unifying values of the progressive movement and the need for new policies that lift up all Americans. ...
|Oregon's Success Shows Way Forward for Automatic Voter Registration|
Research explains why Oregon's automatic voter registration program can successfully register the greatest number of eligible voters. ...
|Global Progress: New Ideas for the Future of the Global Progressive Movement|
A new generation of progressive leadership is emerging in Europe and North America that is rising to the challenge of inclusive prosperity, climate change, and need for institutional reform. ...
|Moving Forward Together|
Wherever people are practicing inclusive politics, inclusive economics, and inclusive social policies, good things are happening. ...
|The Promise of Progress|
An agenda for shared prosperity, diversity, and innovation can help progressives deliver on the promise of progress. ...
|Global Challenges, Progressive Solutions|
The global progressive movement has been behind almost every social advance of the past decade. In the 21st century, it is needed more than ever. ...
|The Lonely Life of a Progressive|
The challenges facing today's progressives are larger than ever, but it is still a great time to be a social democrat. ...
|Third Way, Again|
The Third Way agenda of the late 1990s showed that economic growth and social justice could be mutually reinforcing. ...
|Obama's Powerful Call to 'Make War Less Likely and Cruelty Less Easily Accepted'|
Speaking in Hiroshima, the president channels Eisenhower's urging to take "the chance for a just peace for all peoples."
|Confronting the Resource Curse and Civil War in the Congo|
The depictions of Congolese humanity and pain in When Elephants Fight, a new documentary, make it necessary viewing for Westerners.
|Still Selling Neoliberal Unicorns: The US Applauds the Coup in Brazil, Calls It Democracy|
Washington now has compliant compradores in power in Argentina and Brazil--and perhaps soon in Venezuela.
|Even After Minimum-Wage Hikes, Workers Could Still Be Getting Robbed|
The new wage laws will increase minimum wages, but won't strengthen the wage-enforcement system.
|Sense and Sensibility|
The singular cinematic achievement of Straub-Huillet.
|The EU Has Turned Greece Into a Prison for Refugees|
The grief, frustration, and need that have washed up on these shores is overwhelming.
|Sanders Has Always Wanted to Debate Trump--or Any Other Representative of the 'Billionaire Class'|
The notion of a one-on-one debate with a Republican presidential contender has long intrigued the Democratic presidential contender.
|The Afterlife of Polaroid|
The company presents a case study in photography as a phenomenon of the instantaneous.
|Amnesty International Calls for an End to the 'Nordic Model' of Criminalizing Sex Workers|
Melissa Gira Grant
Amnesty International has called on Norway to end the criminalization of sex workers, in a report released this week.
|Why Hillary Clinton Benefits From a Genuine Convention Debate|
Facing a barrage of well-meaning advice from Democrats panicked about Trump, Clinton needs a shift back to issues.
|Campaign for America's Future
|The Democratic Strategist
|False Equivalence Back With a Vengeance in HRC Email Coverage|
Was your world rocked by the State Department IG's report on Hillary Clinton's email? I didn't think so. But interpretations varied, and not innocently, as I observed at New York yesterday:
For Republicans and other Hillary haters, it was ...
|How Clinton Can Respond to a Sanders-Trump Debate|
If the Sanders-Trump debate becomes a solid go, Hillary Clinton may want to reconsider her decision not to debate Sanders before the California primary and give the OK to a three-way debate that allows her to take on ...
|Political Strategy Notes|
At The New York Times Thomas B. Edsall frames a question many are wondering about: "How could a candidate with as much baggage as Trump be neck-and-neck with one of the most admired, best credentialed and most broadly ...
|Bernie's Indies Will Be Hillary's in November|
One of the great abiding mysteries of this campaign cycle has been what exactly to make of the self-identified independents who have been giving lopsided margins to Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primaries and caucuses. They don't seem to ...
|Dems Set to Win Majorities in Key State Legislatures |
At The Fix Amber Phillips has a post, "Why Democrats are set to retake state legislatures in 2016 (and it's not just Trump)," which should offer some encouragement to state Democratic parties. Phillips conducts an interview with Louis ...
|Did Facebook Just Cave to the GOP?|
Yesterday J.P. Green noted an article in Campaigns & Elections underscoring the high regard Repubican party political operatives have for Facebook as a media outlet for their ads -- despite the efforts of Sen. John Thune (R-SD) to ...
|Political Strategy Notes|
In the wake of tensions, both real and over-hyped, between the Clinton and Sanders campaigns, New York Times reporters Jonathan Mahler and Yamiche Alcindor ask and address an important question: "Bernie Sanders Makes a Campaign Mark. Now, Can ...
|Beware of Outlier Polls Arriving on a Wave of Hype|
A major source of angst for many Democrats the last couple of weeks has been the advent of several general election polls showing Donald Trump catching up with Hillary Clinton after earlier polls showed him in very bad shape. ...