How the IMF sows the seeds of Global Neoliberalism

...And how it nearly killed universal healthcare in Thailand.

Verifiable Facts and Hard Decisions Pt. I

In a world of 'fake news', you can still find the truths to build your worldview.

The 2nd Annual MMT Conference in NYC is Underway!

Join us at Real Progressives for live coverage of the event!

Gay American History pt. III

Lesbian voices in American History are often faint, sometimes distorted, but always present.

How the Elite Stole MMT

When we talk about MMT, we almost invariably hear at least one person who argues that their tax money does in fact fund federal spending, and that we're crazy for peddling this nonsense. The conversation then turns to the 2018 national defense budget. That's a good place for it to go.

Depression Among Progressives

As progressives, there is no shortage of things to break us down, but we shouldn't let that make us lose sight of what lifts us up.

Gay American History, Part 2

When you are seen as "what's wrong with the world," the cure isn't really designed to help you.

The Future of Social Media, Part II

The need to decentralize our social networks is now more important than ever.

Are You Ready to Consider that Capitalism is NOT the Real Problem?

Capitalism is many things, to many people. "The problem" is not one of them.

The Science of Progressivism: Breaking the Mold

What we must learn from Pasteur's example is the bravery to wield truth as a weapon against well-established lies, and the fortitude to persevere, even when the odds are stacked against us. For no matter how high the odds are stacked, the stakes are even higher.

Gay American History, Part 1

They may never teach this in schools.

DNC Lawyers Argue 1st Amendment Right to Rig the Primaries

Now that the DNC lawsuit has gone into its appeal stage, the law team for the DNC is showing itself capable of leaping from even higher windows in an attempt to escape the heat. Make no mistake, even if the DNC wins this case, they have ultimately lost the trust of voters. 

No Trump, You Don't Get To Evoke FDR

It's been said that Trump's infrastructure plan has all the hallmarks of an FDR-era public works program. Here's why that's not true.

The Science of Progressivism: Human Nature, Pt. II

The way we are made shines light on how we should live. The way the natural world is made shines light on the world we should live in.

The Plunder of the Golden Years

Senile Dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other age related diseases are increasingly likely to touch all of us, from one side or another. ...And maybe from multiple sides.

Let's talk about the word 'theory' for a moment

This is how everyday miracles are thwarted by a lack of faith and foresight

The Science of Progressivism: Human Nature, Pt. I

The way we are made shines light on how we should live. The way the natural world is made shines light on the world we should live in.

Incarceration, INC.

Nobody should have a vested interest in anybody else's incarceration.

When Votes Disappear

Until they outlaw public monitoring of vote totals completely, this is one of the few methods we have to isolate problems ourselves.

Fear Will Not Kill Prejudice

...It will only drive our foe underground, where we can't face it.