Commentary

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

Despite polarization, what can this election teach us? Subscribers Public

Are there lessons for both parties from the surprising results of this election? Ken Wolf thinks there are.

Ken Wolf
Ken Wolf
Commentary

A victory for open government Subscribers Public

Judge Phillip Shepherd’s victory secures the future of open government in Franklin Circuit Court for the next eight years.

Amye Bensenhaver
Amye Bensenhaver
Commentary

Too much trivial horse-race coverage of the midterms Subscribers Public

This is NOT just another election – even though the media, including MSNBC, want to cover it that way.

Berry Craig
Berry Craig
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It’s critical to see what a Fascist America looks like, before it's too late Subscribers Public

This election may well seal or determine the fate and future of democracy in the United States and, by extension, most of the rest of the world.

Guest Author
Guest Author
Analysis

WATCH THIS – “We need to stop pretending that we're not looking at what we're looking at." Subscribers Public

A critically important message. Watch, then share broadly.

Forward Kentucky
Forward Kentucky
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‘What has happened to our country?’ Subscribers Public

Five years before the Civil War, politics had become so heated that violence entered the political arena. Are we there again?

Berry Craig
Berry Craig
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Thomas Massie – intelligent, but not wise Subscribers Public

Is Thomas Massie intelligent? Definitely. Is he wise? Definitely not.

Guest Author
Guest Author
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Ending the rule of law Subscribers Public

The MAGA Republicans and their enablers aren’t talking too much about the rule of law – except when they talk about ending it.

Ivonne Rovira
Ivonne Rovira
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