There are certain features of liberalism that are foundational, without which there is no liberalism.
NAOMI KLEIN IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT VOICES OF THIS GENERATION If you have not yet read Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine, do so immediately. It should be on everyone's required reading list.
The best that can be said is that the Administration's stunning incompetence is interfering with his ability to put his awful platform into effect.
When establishment Democrats under the Democratic Leadership Council and Clinton leadership turned their backs on fundamental party principles, they led us here.
ICONIC SIXTIES MOVEMENT LEADER REFLECTS ON HIS LIFE Tom Hayden was a founder of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and one of the authors of the inspiring Port Huron Statement. As such, Hayden was instrumental in redefining American Liberalism as a movement dedicated to equality, peace and justice. Those dedicated to these values,... Continue Reading →
BREAKING DOWN THE ZERO TOLERANCE SCAM Many years ago I found myself in a conflict with my principal when I advocated for one of my students in the face of the school's zero tolerance policy. He was caught selling a necklace to another student. That was a punishable offense in and of itself. However, because this... Continue Reading →
VOTE WITH YOUR HEAD OR VOTE WITH YOUR HEART Robert Reich and Chris Hedges, two men I have a great deal of respect for, give voice to debate that all left liberals are struggling with. Do we vote, yet again, for disappointing nominee, relegating left wing positions to secondary status in the Democratic Party, or... Continue Reading →