9 Ways We Can Truly Save Christmas (Once and for All)

Forget the whole Starbucks Red Cup Non-troversy. Jeremy McKeen is saving the biggest Holiday ever. —  Everyone knows that every year, the minute that the last bag of Halloween candy is marked down at your local Buy n’ Bag, the red and green go up, and with it the silly season of savings for the holiday that […]

Keynesian Economics and Neoliberalism: The Debate Rages

Don’t let the promises of neoliberalism’s “freedom” seduce you into inaction.

Hillary Is Still The Frontrunner

Tuesday’s debate shows that despite all the media claims to the contrary Hillary Clinton is still easily winning the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Bernie Sanders Still Isn’t Winning

The Vermont Senator has vaulted ahead of Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire in a recent poll, but at this point that doesn’t mean a whole lot.

Who Cares If Elizabeth Warren Doesn’t Run For President?

Liberal’s obsession with the presidency is one of their biggest problems these days. So it’s official, the grassroots campaign to draft Elizabeth Warren formally titled “Run Warren Run” has dissolved. As a liberal I personally think Elizabeth Warren is a great senator and am glad to see more liberals getting involved in the nitty gritty […]

Do Americans Want To Redistribute Wealth?

Recent Gallup polling shows that taking from the rich to give to the poor is becoming more and more popular.

Rahm Emanuel’s Big Win

Rahm Emanuel’s reelection as Mayor of Chicago shows the limits of much of modern progressive politics.

What Obama Poll Collapse?

The president is pretty popular all things considered. Ed Kilgore had some fun yesterday poking fun at our chattering classes’ theory of a second term collapse in Obama’s popularity: While we are staring at Obama’s numbers, it’s worth taking a look at some of the internals, particularly as they bear witness to the accuracy of […]

Sneaky Homophobes Are Undermining Gay Rights Progress

Matthew Rozsa explains how bigotry and lack of honor go hand-in-hand.

Americans Aren’t Becoming More Politically Independent

The recent Gallup poll saying more Americans identify themselves as political independent doesn’t mean much.

We Don’t Need New Blood In Congress

Structural factors, not a lack of “new blood”, is what’s driving American politics right now.

Mrs. Smith (Pitt) Goes to Washington? Angelina Jolie Should

Brains, heart and experience combined with charisma, charm and a great work ethic, are all the ingredients we need in our representatives in Washington

From Ice Cream to Transforming Politics, Ben & Jerry’s Rock!

From delicious ice cream created and marketed in a healthy, sustainable and socially responsible way, to a creative campaign to get money out of politics, Ben & Jerry’s lead the way