My Journey from Allende to Sanders

A Chilean immigrant hears Bernie speak and remembers her father's tales of hope and possibility.

How Compromise Killed the New Deal Coalition

FDR made a fatal error when he backed off of anti-lynching legislation to appease Southern Democrats. Today's progressives can make a new, stronger coalition that isn't tainted by racism.

A Modern Progressive Manifesto

It is high time that Progressives should openly, in the face of the whole world, publish our views, our aims, our tendencies, and meet this nursery tale of the Specter of Progressivism with a manifesto of the movement itself. 

What Freedom?

Another Fourth of July has come and gone, and with it another bombastic celebration of freedom. Freedom is one of our most celebrated ideals, and for good reason. These days, though, it seems actual freedom is in fairly short supply; and, depending on who you ask, it can mean different things. Nathan Locke explores how the trappings of freedom have obscured the essence of it in this reflection.

Free Electoral College for Everyone!

A comprehensive explanation regarding the electoral college, and  a few of the original intents of the founding fathers of our Constitution, as found in their communications.

How to Spot a Neoliberal Using MMT

Modern Monetary Theory destroys cheap disguises.

We Have To Talk About Julian

With the advent of Julian Assange's revocation of asylum by the Ecuadorian embassy, and subsequent arrest by UK police, we face dark days. This is about how we fight back where we can, and move forward, in Julian's name.

The Untold... of Money from Gold

A timeline of the monetization of our country; the impetus of the national debt, and how various state and federal banking systems, with Congress’ help, shaped our country’s economics through bank creations, conclusions, failures, and rebirths; from the founding of our nation, to the Nixon Shock ending the literal meaning of the national debt, and giving us what today is often called Modern Monetary Theory.

Grassroot Organizing Parties for Bernie & More

Activists are essential to rid our political system of corrupt neoliberalism and end austerity.

Do We Have Free Journalism?

Is there freedom of the Press in this country? No, but there is absolute freedom of Press executives. And it shows.

Hey Joe, Where Ya Goin With that Poll in Your Hand?

You can say what you want about Joe Biden. In fact there is quite a bit to say, mainly because he’s 76 with a half a century in the spotlight of public service. He’s also human. Like all of us he has strengths and weaknesses.

Bernie 2020 - Lemmings Off A Cliff

If you want to know why Bernie isn't going to win in 2020, read on. If you're someone who childishly puts fingers in their ears and says "lalala I can't hear you," then move along.

Hypocrisy and Deception for U.S. Venezuela Policy

U.S. policy towards Venezuela is deception and hypocrisy.

What's on Your Litmus List

If you insist that the two parties are different then some standards and exclusions have to apply.

Savage Joy Meets Her Mate!

Joy welcomes journalist par excellence Aaron Mate to discuss his take on a variety of issues.

Real Progressives Behind the Scenes

We have had meetings now for months, and every week we would report progress and occasionally mention the bigger picture.  This time I asked each member to flip it around and make their focus the bigger picture.

But what can I actually do about election justice?

Cheerleading progressive favorites isn't enough to save the world, and neither is proclaiming that the system is hopelessly corrupt.

#NewDealOrNoDeal

A viable plan to repair our campaign finance issues so we can get necessary representation, then resolve our economy so we can use it.

Free Assange, Free My Job

If you are in London, we warmly invite you to join the protest and take the opportunity to meet one of the greatest journalists in Europe.

Italian Yellow Vests wants MMT

The movement of the Yellow Vests in Italy has officially adopted an MMT program.

They Are Competition, Not Opposition

Republicans and Democrats aren't actually fighting each other, they are fighting for the same dollars!

We Want Rakes

To clean up the mess created in Washington by Austerity.