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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.
How US Foreign Policy Created an Immigrant Refugee Crisis on Its Own Southern Border
James North
President Obama is showing little concern for international law, and none at all for Washington’s historic responsibility in Central America.

How to End the Rebirth of the 'Old Confederacy' in the 'New South': An Interview With the Reverend Jesse Jackson
Victoria Ford
Jackson explains how Southern politics dangerously mirror the Old Confederate South and why it’s time for another Reconstruction

On the NSA, Hillary Clinton Is Either a Fool or a Liar
Robert Scheer
Clinton is using Edward Snowden as a punching bag to shore up her hawkish bona fides. 

How Consumers Are Getting Screwed by Court-Enforced Arbitration
Herman Schwartz
The Supreme Court has given financial institutions and employers a license to do wrong—and it’s hitting the poor especially hard.

The One Underlying Factor That Explains All of Today's Wars
Michael T. Klare
Convulsions of violent conflict from Iraq to Nigeria to Ukraine are all being fueled by the same thing—fuel.

Obama's Evangelical Gravy Train
Andy Kopsa
Despite the president’s promise to cut funding to discredited HIV and pregnancy prevention programs, taxpayer dollars are still bankrolling anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups.

Nullification: Jurors' Secret Weapon Against Harsh Sentencing
Molly Knefel
Juries have the right to judge the law as well as the defendant.

How New York Real Estate Became a Dumping Ground for the World's Dirty Money
Michael Hudson
Shady magnates and corrupt politicians from all over the globe are stashing their ill-gotten wealth in luxurious Manhattan apartments.

50 Years After Freedom Summer, America Needs a Revived Movement for Racial Justice
The Editors
There is much to celebrate in Mississippi, and yet America still needs a year of action on voting rights.

The One Supreme Court Decision We Can Celebrate
David Cole
In ruling that police may not search cellphones without a warrant, the Court brought the Fourth Amendment into the twenty-first century.

 

 
 
Campaign for America's Future
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The Democratic Strategist
GOP To African-Americans: You Need To Change, Not Us
Embedded in the furor over the MS GOP SEN runoff is an argument by conservatives about the legitimacy of pursuing African-American votes that could prove toxic the more it is articulated. I discussed it at some length ...
Can Dems win the 'Bystanders'?
Aaron Blake of The Fix has a post, "Who doesn't care about politics? People who would otherwise vote for Democrats." It's about "the bystanders." These are the 10 percent of Americans who aren't registered to vote and don't ...
Chait: Obama's Grit Saved Health Care, Environmental Regulation
In his New York magazine column, "How Barack Obama Saved the Obama Administration," Jonathan Chait takes on the meme Republicans (and some Dems) are parroting about President Obama being an ineffectual chief executive, particularly with respect to health ...
New Report Reveals Pockets of Black Voter Suppression in NC
A new report by Democracy North Carolina shines a light on the geography of suppression of African American voters in North Carolina. The report challenges the arguments of Republican lawyers who told a federal judge yesterday that ...
Political Strategy Notes
NYT columnist Charles M. Blow rounds up the latest pundit predictions re the battle for control of the U.S. Senate and sums it up: "Who will win control is at the moment basically a tossup, but Republicans get ...
Political Strategy Notes
At The New York Times Jackie Calmes writes "The June jobs report -- showing 288,000 new hires, the unemployment rate down to 6.1 percent and positive revisions to the April and May jobs numbers -- gave the White ...
Harris v. Quinn: Republican Supremes Boost Economic Inequality
The Hobby Lobby decision will likely go down in the annals of political mistakes as one of the most poorly-reasoned high court rulings of the last century, and it should be condemned for it's assault on worker rights, as ...
ACLU Gains Ground Vs. Voter Suppression
Tip of the hat to the American Civil Liberties Union for their great work in fighting voter suppression. From Dale Ho's "Four Bad Voter Suppression Measures We Have to Kill in Four Months":

North Carolina. North Carolina's sweeping ...

 
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