Women have no right to control their own bodies.
Workers have no right to earn enough to live on.
Children have no right to eat.
Unprivileged citizens have no right to vote.
People of color have no right to organize.
Same-sex couples have no right to marry.
Those are the policy priorities of the right […]
Over a month ago, I noted with eyebrows cocked that only one of the nearly 80 listed members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus had bothered to sign one of four bills dedicated to the task of reigning in surveillance of Americans’ private activities by unmanned flying drones. That congressman, Edward Markey, had to his credit […]
This was the sort of progressive budget bill that Democratic voters have spent years waiting for, and so, naturally, the majority of House Democrats voted against it. […]
The Tea Party Caucus. The Constitution Caucus. The Progressive Caucus. One of these caucuses voted most strongly against H.R. 1540, the bill introducing Indefinite Detention without charge to American soil. Can you guess which one? Click through to find out. […]
It looks as if the Progressive Precinct Project is just on the verge of genuine activation, but if enough people join in this movement, it has a shot of actually working. […]
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee is challenging prominent, right-leaning Democrats in Congress such as Bart Stupak, Ben Nelson, and Max Baucus, setting the groundwork for congressional primary challenges in the years to come. […]
Although the Congressional Progressive Caucus has developed a reputation as a take-no-prisoners group in the House of Representatives, organized and relentless in its pursuit of radical legislation, the reputation doesn’t match reality. A look at the record of the Progressive Caucus shows wide variation among members in the level of support for both particular bills […]
The Vermont Green Party, the Liberty Union Party and the Grassroots Party have all withered to such an extent that they can’t even keep their web sites running any more. […]
When the champion of progress turns out to be its enemy, there’s no one left on the big stage to stand for us and tell us where to go. […]