From Bernie to Beto, a progressive era begins

by Brent Budowsky The odds are high that the progressive movement will lead a wave that will determine the Democratic nominee for president in 2020 and the next Democratic president who will be inaugurated in… Read More

Walmart asks Hyde-Smith for donation back because of hanging outrage

Walmart asked Republican Sen. #Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi on Tuesday to return its campaign donations after “Will and Grace” actress Debra Messing and others criticized the retail giant for supporting the lawmaker following controversial comments… Read More

Midterms Aside, Big Donors See a Leftward Path to Beating Trump

As the debate rages among Democrats about how best to position the party to defeat President Trump in 2020, many big donors are signaling early support for expanding and firing up the party’s liberal base… Read More

RIP, California GOP: Republicans lash out after midterm election debacle

Republicans like Madrid also mourned another low point this week: the defeat of Southern California Assemblyman Dante Acosta, marking the demise of the last GOP Latino legislator — in a state where Latinos comprise the… Read More

Why We Must Vote Every Republican Out of Office

by Robert Reich My friends, this may well be the most important election in our lifetimes.  Two years ago many of us didn’t know how low Trump and his enablers would bring this nation. Now… Read More

Message to Milennials

by Robert Reich You are the largest, most diverse, and progressive group of potential voters in American history, comprising fully 30 percent of the voting age population. On November 6th, you have the power to… Read More

Behind Kavanaugh fight, a national struggle over trust, identity and sex roles

The subject was supposed to be the selection of a new justice on the Supreme Court. Instead Thursday’s showdown on Capitol Hill was a raw, scorched-earth confrontation across the nation’s most emotionally wrenching divides. This… Read More

A day of explosive testimony results in a partisan brawl

Whatever anyone intended, Thursday’s hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee devolved into the worst of Washington. It was a partisan brawl on steroids that will leave the country more deeply divided than before. It ended… Read More