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Articles commenting on current events, issues, and persons from a progressive viewpoint.

A new series of articles from publisher Bruce Maples Subscribers Public

In light of the firehose of political news that causes us to give each story or issue about ten minutes before we move on to the next, I've decided that certain topics deserve more than that. So, I'm starting a series I'm calling “The Hair-on-Fire Series.”

Bruce Maples
Bruce Maples
Analysis

Want to know what's REALLY driving up prices? Let's go to The Classroom. Subscribers Public

Republicans and right-wing pundits like to blame inflation on higher wages for workers and increased spending to invest in our people. But could there be another set of factors that are the REAL reasons for what's happening? Let's go to The Classroom to learn more.

Guest Author
Guest Author
Media

When it comes to our politics, can we be thankful now? Subscribers Public

We have just celebrated Thanksgiving, and now, full of fowl, fellowship, and family, might we consider softening our political partisanship just long enough to see if there might be anything to be thankful for in our political future?

Ken Wolf
Ken Wolf
Commentary

A must-read: Where Trump and the GOP are taking the country Subscribers Public

It’s past time for the Democrats to start reminding voters — loudly, clearly and unceasingly — precisely where Donald Trump and the Trumpian Republicans are steering the country: Straight toward white supremacy and authoritarianism.

Berry Craig
Berry Craig
Analysis

No, the Democratic Party isn't socialist. It's just what GOP voters want to hear. Subscribers Public

Republicans count on their followers missing the distinction between Sweden and North Korea by trying to convince them that social welfare bills such as the Build Back Better Act will draw us closer to the latter rather than the former.

Berry Craig
Berry Craig
Commentary

All about race Subscribers Public

Aren’t you tired of hearing folks who say, “You make everything all about race”? Me, too! But you know what I’m even more tired of? People who make everything all about race. I am, of course, talking about White people.

Ivonne Rovira
Ivonne Rovira
Commentary

A constituent writes to Mitch McConnell Subscribers Public

The following letter was sent to Senator Mitch McConnell, and is shared here with the permission of the author.

Guest Author
Guest Author
Commentary

Bill Straub: Play with fire, get burned; Trump is making that clear when it comes to Mitch McConnell Subscribers Public

Over the past week, Trump has rabidly attacked his one-time ally, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. He has displayed great delight in calling McConnell a “broken old crow” while accusing him of a barrel-load of sins both real and imagined.

Guest Author
Guest Author
Commentary

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