Government of, by, and for the people.
Emira Woods :: Valentines Against Liberian Debt
posted May 19, 2008
- On Valentine’s Day 2007, 10,000 cards flooded the U.S. Treasury Department offices, each bearing the phrase, “Have a heart—drop Liberia’s debt.”
Presidential Candidates on Foreign Policy—Military
by Erik Leaverposted May 06, 2008
- What will U.S. foreign affairs look like if John McCain prevails? What if President Obama sets the agenda? Erik Leaver looks behind the hype to the records, advisors, and promises of the presidential candidates.
by Aimee Allison, David Solnitposted Nov 07, 2007
- It hasn't been enough to be right about the war or to be in the majority. To stop this war—and the next one—we need to reclaim our proud tradition of “people power.”
The Progressive Majority
posted Jul 29, 2007
- The media often tell us that Americans are fundamentally conservative. A new report, the product of carefully compiled statistics from the past several decades, proves this story incorrect.
Evo Morales: Indigenous Power
by Jubenal Quispeposted May 11, 2007
- Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, is forwarding a socially just agenda that promotes the country's sovereignty and multiculturalism.
Evo's First Year
by Juliette Beckposted Jan 25, 2007
- Evo Morales' first year as President of Bolivia: Race Conflict threatens division while Andean cultural traditions restore balance
Health Care: It's What Ails Us
by Doug Pibel, Sarah van Gelderposted Jul 19, 2006
- Americans spend the most, get the least, and have no health care security. The solution is not that difficult.
Now Let’s Rescue America: Nine Key Steps For The Left
by Van Jonesposted Sep 16, 2005
- Issues of racism, poverty, climate destabilization, petro-chemical poisons and the vulnerabilities of an oil-based economy are not just petty obsessions of the politically-correct crowd. They are life-and-death issues for real people.
"Leave Us Alone”… to Drown?
by Frances Moore Lappéposted Sep 12, 2005
- We need leadership calling us to the real challenge, not to shrink government – which has grown much faster under Bush than during the Clinton years -- but to make it genuinely democratic in order to better protect our common futures.
Renewing the American Experiment: A Post Election Reflection
by David Kortenposted Nov 16, 2004
- Our reform agenda:1. Voter Rights: Guaranteed right to vote for all citizens. 2. Clean Elections: Public financing of elections. 3. Fair Access: free airtime 4. Open Debates 5. Equal Representation: Introduce proportional representation. 6. Voter Choice: Introduce instant runoff voting. 7. Equal Voice: Abolish the Electoral College 8. Electoral Integrity: nonpartisan election administration. 9. Human Rights: Are for people, not corporations.
10 Questions Americans Are Asking as the US Government Prepares for War
by Carolyn McConnell, Kim Corriganposted Mar 05, 2003
- Ten questions Americans are asking in the run-up to war with Iraq.
by Russell Mokhiber, Robert Weissmanposted Mar 31, 2001
- The myth if compassionate conservatism and the reality of corporate conservatism.