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Interactive: The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1980-2060
This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060. ...
States of Change
The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the nation's voting electorate in all 50 states. ...
The Political Consequences of the Great Recession
Deep voter pessimism and a lack of an economic agenda from Democrats, not just structural obstacles, drove GOP gains in 2014. ...
Engaging Youth Voters Beyond Marriage Equality
Findings from a poll of young pro-marriage-equality voters illuminate ways that future progressive campaigns can be responsive to youth voices. ...
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. ...

 
The Nation.
Libya's Humanitarian Catastrophe
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
With growing food, fuel and power shortages, civilians struggle to survive in a country torn apart by warring militias.

It's Not Just Ferguson
Raven Rakia
Cities nationwide are criminalizing black people to pay the bills.

American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers
Pratap Chatterjee
An internal Air Force memo reveals that the US military’s drone wars are in major trouble.

After Last Week's Deal With the Troika, What's Next for Syriza?
Maria Margaronis
Negotiations will rumble on, but the concessions Greece has already won could change the future of the eurozone.

Ten Urban Experiments That Your City Should Adopt
Sasha Abramsky
From Atlanta to Los Angeles, cities are becoming greener, healthier, and more humane.

The Truth About the Measles
Annie Sparrow
The return of the world’s most contagious disease.

How the Movement to Unseat Rahm Emanuel Is Challenging '1 Percent' Urbanism
John Nichols
As Chuy Garcia gains momentum, another city seems possible.

CPAC, On Script
Michelle Goldberg
As long as the GOP can put a patina of reasonableness over its conservative ideology, its candidates stand a chance.

When It Comes to Wages, Liberals Are Nihilists
Mike Konczal
Focusing on unsolvable problems excuses them from dealing with tough political problems.

Why Nobody Seems to Mind That Bill O'Reilly Is a Total Fraud
Eric Alterman
The Fox News anchor’s war stories have been exposed as lies. And it’s all good.

 

 
 
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The Democratic Strategist
Political Strategy Notes

This week the media is full of coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March for Voting Rights, and many Democratic office-holders will be heading to Alabama for the commemorative activities. ...
Gridlock and the Craving for Big Elections
As part of a debate touched off by Matt Yglesias at Vox, who expressed doubts about the sustainability of the U.S. political system given the frustrations and Constitution-stretching associated with partisan gridlock, I wrote a column at ...
Sabato: Dem Senate Takeover in 2016 "Doable"
From Larry J. Sabato's Politico post, "Can Democrats Retake the Senate in 2016?":

It's still too early to predict the Senate's makeup in 2016, but it's not too early to start thinking about who could land on the list ...
Lux: How Progressives Can Win Marathons While Running Uphill
The following article by Democratic strategist Mike Lux, author of "The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be," is cross-posted from HuffPo"

It is easy to get discouraged about the American political scene. Billionaires and ...
Neighboring Gov's Record Shames GOP WannaBe
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Creamer: Why Dems Should Skip Netanyahu's NeoCon Mess
The following article, by Democratic strategist Robert Creamer, author of "Stand Up Straight: How Progressives Can Win," is cross-posted from HuffPo:

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who will speak before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, will ...
Political Strategy Notes
Greg Sargent calls attention to the importance of the upcoming gubernatorial races, which will decide how much power Dems will have to check GOP gerrymandering. "The 2014 elections left Democrats in a deep state-level hole: Republicans control over ...
Republicans Courting Disaster on Education, Part II
Yesterday I talked about the forces driving the GOP into an attack on public higher education. But there's a larger and more nefarious Republican drift to perdition on K-12 education, as I discussed at Washington Monthly:

As you ...

 
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