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Center for American Progress
Making Progress: 10 Years of Ideas, Action, and Change
Today, as the Center for American Progress celebrates its 10th anniversary, we look at the impact CAP has had on the country. ...
The Top 13 Women of Color to Watch in 2013
These 13 women of color are leaving their mark on everything from politics to entertainment to health. ...
Martin Unchained: Radical Reformer, Nonviolent Militant
This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we should remember the true Dr. King and free him from a reconstructed history that never was. ...
Democracy, Democratic Governance, and Transparent Institutions in the American Interest
The Center for American Progress and the Center for Strategic and International Studies have collaborated to promote progressive and democratic governance around the world. ...
Comparing Conservative and Progressive Investment in America's Youth
Conservative groups' funding advantage has helped the right communicate with young Americans and develop leaders despite the fundamental issue-area differences between conservative movement fundamentals and the Millennial generation. ...
3 Lessons the 2012 Election Taught Us About the Progressive Coalition
Ruy Teixeira explains why the 2008 presidential outcome was not a fluke and how the progressive coalition has made an impact in 2012. ...
The Obama Coalition in the 2012 Election and Beyond
With President Obama's re-election, a progressive multiracial, multiethnic, and cross-class coalition has clearly emerged, albeit in an early and tenuous stage. ...
Articulating the Future for Progressivism
Authors Bill Ivey and Joe Romm discuss the power of words in politics at a recent Progressivism on Tap event. ...

 
The Nation.
Why the Internet Must Remain a Neutral Network
The Nation
According to Tim Wu, the Internet as we know it is under attack.

Does Donetsk Have a Future in the New Ukraine?
Lewis Siegelbaum
Can a region betrayed once by the USSR and again by Ukraine find stability in autonomy?

Meet 3 Young Politicians Changing the Way New York City Works
Max Rivlin-Nadler
As young community leaders take office and a progressive power base grows, machine politics is losing its grip on the Big Apple.

China, America and a New Cold War in Africa?
Nick Turse
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent? 

Thousands of Displaced Gazans Flee to UN Shelters, Only to Face Deadly Assaults
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
At least six shelters have been hit since the conflict began, killing dozens of civilians.

Andrew Cuomo's Watergate?
Stephen Gillers
US attorney Preet Bharara has warned the governor that he could be investigated for obstruction of justice.

Why the Children Fleeing Central America Will Not Stop Coming
√"scar Mart√≠nez
At the root of the border crisis is a wave of violence that the United States helped to create.

Should Buying Sex Be Illegal?
Michelle Goldberg
The so-called “Swedish model” banning the purchase but not the sale of sex is catching on in Europe. But does it work? And for whom?

Israel Must Stop Its Campaign of Terror
The Editors
As world leaders fail to end the bloodletting in Gaza, it is up to civil society to demand justice for Palestinians.

Why Is Washington Risking War With Russia?
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Kiev’s siege of the Donbass, supported by the Obama administration, is escalating an already perilous crisis. 

 

 
 
Campaign for America's Future
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The Democratic Strategist
The Price To Be Paid
This week House Republicans have tied themselves in knots trying to pass a "border crisis" bill, in part because conservatives are demanding that any such legislation be accompanied by efforts to restrict or even repeal the Deferred Action for ...
Hope on the Horizon: America's Cities Moving Forward
For those who are fed up with despairing about the Republicans' obstructionist stranglehold on congress, I suggest reading Taylor Malmsheimer's "The Future of Minimum Wage Will Be Decided in Cities" at The New Republic. It's a little tonic ...
Campaign Finance Reform Gives Dems Edge in New Poll
The following report is cross-posted from a Democracy Corps e-blast:

A new poll of the 12 states where control of the Senate is being contested, fielded by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner for Democracy Corps and Every Voice, a major new ...
Political Strategy Notes
Julia Preston reports at the New York Times that a new poll by the Public Religion Research Institute found that 69 percent of respondents said that the 57,000 plus unaccompanied migrant children from Central America who have come ...
GOP Impeachment Intentions Denial Increasingly Ridiculous
Regarding our post below about Republican leaders denying their party is pushing toward impeachment, do check out this link-rich post, "GOP's base Clamors to Impeach Obama" by Drew Courtney at People for the American Way's Right Wing ...
GOP Impeachment Talk Looks Like a Game-Changer, Alright
From Nick Corosaniti's "Impeachment, on G.O.P. Lips, Animates Democrats' Base" in the New York Times:

Democrats cannot get enough of Republicans talking about impeaching President Obama. They are using it to raise money and claim to have collected $1 million ...
Lux: Early Predictions on Presidential Elections Usually Wrong
From "Presidential Politics and Predictions: Be Ready to Be Wrong" by Democratic strategist Mike Lux, author of "The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be":

... If you look at the history of presidential politics ...
GOP's Short-Sighted Strategies
Political parties often face choices between strategies that create (or promise to create) a short-term advantage, and those that address long-range challenges. One of the GOP's problems right now is that it is developing a real habit of sacrificing ...

 
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