Progressive Activism: What Works

By: Wednesday June 9, 2010 8:52 am

While progressives have had some successes around the edges, it’s largely been Sherman’s March to the Sea for the corporate agenda during the Clinton-Bush-Obama years. Nothing progressives have achieved can compare to NAFTA, the lucrative wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Bush tax cuts, and the bank/insurance industry/PhRMA bailouts. Now Congress is preparing to dismantle [...]

We’re Joining “Don’t Ask, Don’t Give” Boycott

By: Tuesday November 10, 2009 7:38 am

John and Joe at AmericaBlog are launching a donor boycott of the DNC, and we’re joining them. If you’re a member of OFA, you can “unsubscribe” here and let them know you’ll be back when these issues have been addressed.

Because Someone’s Got To Liberate the Veal Pen….

By: Sunday October 11, 2009 9:29 am

John Aravosis: What did President Obama say new tonight? Absolutely nothing. What did the Human Rights Campaign get in exchange for once again giving our president cover for all of his broken promises to our community? Absolutely nothing. I like HRC, I know a lot of people who work there, I’ve defended them when others [...]

Nadler on AmericaBlog: “At Least Some of Us ARE Fighting Back” on Health Care

By: Monday September 21, 2009 12:30 pm

Rep. Nadler: At least some of us ARE fighting back, and in the health care fight, the public option is still very much alive only because the progressives have stood together and held our ground and said that, regardless of what the President or Leadership says, we won’t vote for any bill w/o a public option.