Tag Archives: Progressive Democrats

Jack A. Smith :
Have Obama and the Democrats actually
become liberals?

Wow, this is like Christmas every day for the next two years! Of course, none of it will happen. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2015 Has the 2015 center-right Democratic Party transmuted literally overnight … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
Have Obama and the Democrats actually
become liberals?

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David P. Hamilton :
The Democrats’ delusions and a strategy for change

A central goal of the left in the U.S. should be to create an independent electoral base, a voice from which the left can speak directly to the mainstream. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | June 30, … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
The Democrats’ delusions and a strategy for change

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Tom Hayden :
Progressive Dems see opening for new politics

Elizabeth Warren and the populists say ‘No way!’ to ‘Third Way.’ Conditions ripe for a new politics: An opening for progressive Democrats The Democratic progressive base is making clear that Hillary Clinton must make an adjustment from her hawkish centrism … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Progressive Dems see opening for new politics

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ELECTION 2012 / Katherine Haenschen : Thank you, John Cornyn!

Graphic from Burnt Orange Report.An open letter to Senator John Cornyn… …in recognition of his great achievement in electing female Democratic senators. By Katherine Haenschen / Burnt Orange Report / November 12, 2012 Dear Senator John Cornyn, I want to … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Katherine Haenschen : Thank you, John Cornyn!

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Danny Schechter : The Obama Defection

Obama under fire. Image from PressTV.The Obama defection:Former supporters lambaste the President Just this week he reportedly begged his supporters to send more money as donations fall off. He may be panicking. By Danny Schechter | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Danny Schechter : The Obama Defection

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Texas Observer Founding Editor Ronnie Dugger

Pioneering Texas journalist Ronnie Dugger in the KOOP studios in Austin, Texas, Friday, June 8, 2012, during broadcast of Rag Radio. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog.Rag Radio:Crusading journalist Ronnie Dugger,founding editor of The Texas Observer By Thorne … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Texas Observer Founding Editor Ronnie Dugger

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David Bacon : How the Anti-Immigrant Tide Was Turned in Mississippi

Members of the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance at a rally at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Jan. 12, 2011. Photo by Rogelio V. Solis / AP.How Mississippi’s black/brown strategybeat the South’s anti-immigrant wave By David Bacon / The Rag Blog … finish reading David Bacon : How the Anti-Immigrant Tide Was Turned in Mississippi

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Jim Hightower and the ‘Populist Moment’

Rag Radio: Jim Hightower and the ‘populist moment’ By Thorne Webb Dreyer | The Rag Blog | April 11, 2012 Jim Hightower will headline a “Spring Song Fiesta” at Scholz Beer Garten in Austin on Sunday, April 15, from 1-9 … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Jim Hightower and the ‘Populist Moment’

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Robert Jensen : Occupy Congress

Norman Solomon. Image from Nation of Change.Occupy Congress:Norman Solomon sees arole for progressive legislators By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | November 30, 2011 Conventional politics in the United States focuses on elections, while left activists typically argue that … finish reading Robert Jensen : Occupy Congress

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Rag Radio : Progressive Texas State Legislator Elliott Naishtat

Texas State. Rep. Elliott Naishtat (D-Austin) on Rag Radio at the KOOP studios in Austin, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. Photos by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog.Progressive Texas legislator Elliott Naishtat on Rag Radiowith Thorne Dreyer. Listen to it here:Progressive … finish reading Rag Radio : Progressive Texas State Legislator Elliott Naishtat

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John Nichols : The Debt Deal and Democratic Conscience

Members of Congressional Progressive Caucus express disapproval of debt ceiling deal Monday on Capitol Hill. From left, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif. (speaking), and Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz. Photo from the AP.The debt deal:Dems split on … finish reading John Nichols : The Debt Deal and Democratic Conscience

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Karl Rove’s Revolution : Senator Brown and the Myth of the Middle

Republican strategist Karl Rove. Photo by Doug Mills / NYT.The Rovian Revolution:Why the Dems must learn from Massachusetts By David P. Hamilton / The Rag Blog / January 22, 2010 Over the last 40 years, voter turnout has been steadily … finish reading Karl Rove’s Revolution : Senator Brown and the Myth of the Middle

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