Community-owned-and-operated utilities are among America’s longest-running “public options.” So before writing off the healthcare public option completely and seeing it consigned to the junk
Taking the recent Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance to its logical extreme, a corporation–Murray Hill, Inc.,–has filed as a Republican candidate for Congress
For progressives looking for a counterpoint to the hypocritical, anti-government mantra of the right, here’s a great source: Government is Good, a website offering
In a recent posting in ShowMeProgress, a blogger going by the name of Willy K, residing in southwest Missouri reports on an exchange of
Finally, a Democratic senator stood up and outlined the necessary financial reform that the Obama administration has yet to initiate. For over a year,
While the political philosophy of the Coffee Party is evolving on a day-by day basis, a constant principle seems to be a commitment towards a civil political dialogue. This in itself separates the party from Tea Baggers.
President Obama has sounded the train whistle signaling that health care reform is his fast-moving vehicle. A new, revised bill will be attached to the
Peter S. Goodman’s recent article in the New York Times, “The New Poor: Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs,” paints a bleak picture
We won’t get “Medicare for everyone” in the current healthcare bill, and Rep. Dennis Kucinich may vote “no” because of that. And we may
An honest Tea Bagger would ask of a government employee to spend his or her time focused on his or her job. Barack Obama has a day job; it’s called being president of the United States. Claire McCaskill has a day job; it’s called being a U.S. Senator.