The Washington Post recently reported that, in town hall meetings across the country, Congressional Republicans have faced criticism from their constituents about their unyielding opposition to...
August 22, 2011 | Jack Temple
The public is overwhelmed by budget deficits, shrinking public supports, and the inability of its government to compromise. In this climate, so-called minority issues seem like a distraction. But...
August 22, 2011 | Rakim Brooks
A communications consultant I know tells me that two of her clients decided this week to take a break from her services. Why? Because both have suffered losses in the stock market and are suddenly...
August 19, 2011 | David Callahan
With Elizabeth Warren preparing to run for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, an epic -- and telling -- electoral battle is shaping up that will pit one of the most eloquent voices of progressive...
August 18, 2011 | David Callahan
Elizabeth Warren is officially running for the Senate seat held by Scott Brown. There are several reasons to cheer this. For starters, she is the most compelling new progressive leader to come...
August 18, 2011 | Robert Kuttner
In the wake of the fearsome rioting that spread among youths through London and England, the Home Secretary, Theresa May, observed that social deprivation was no defense. “There is no excuse...
August 18, 2011 | John Schwarz
Rupert and James Murdoch have even more explaining to do after today's arrest of James Desborough, the former U.S. editor of News of the World, and Tuesday’s allegations that top editors at the...
August 18, 2011 | David Callahan
Here's some positive news out of Europe for a change: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy called yesterday for a tax on financial trades. This isn't a new idea --...
August 16, 2011 | David Callahan