04 Mar 2020

The Progressive Message Is Still Very Much Alive After Super Tuesday

      Yesterday’s Super Tuesday election was a big event for Joe Biden, but progressives should not be too disappointed. The reason: Elizabeth Warren has earned 50 delegates so far.  If you add this to Bernie’s 382 delegates, we come up with 432 delegates compared to Biden’s current post-Super

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01 Mar 2020

Biden Relies on Obama’s Bad Legacy

      One of the lessons people are supposed to learn from yesterday’s Joe Biden’s primary victory in South Carolina is that his legacy is intertwined with that of Barack Obama. But there is a problem: Aside from being the nation’s first black president, Obama was never a progressive.

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06 Jan 2020

Only a Progressive Can Fix America’s Problems

Being a progressive means, you are against special interests, greedy individuals and corporations, polluters and advocates of the superiority of one group over another.

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19 Nov 2019

Obama Goes From “Yes We Can” To “No We Can’t”

      One indicator that the Democratic Party is very tepid about making the needed changes to the current broken political, economic, health care and judicial systems has now come directly from former President Barak Obama. In a Nov. 17, 2019 speech before wealthy donors in Washington DC, Obama

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22 Oct 2019

Capitalism is in Trouble, But Few Want to Admit It

One of the key messages of the 2020 election is that capitalism is in trouble and is not working for millions of Americans. From the wealth gap to unchallenged monopolies to wage stagnation, it’s clear that the corporations have taken over the nation. This is what allowed the corrupt Trump

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30 Jul 2019

Progressives Have the New Ideas in Tonight’s Dem Debate

      This evening’s second Democrat presidential debate will feature the two leading progressive candidates against other more conservative contenders on a range of policy issues. But the progressives–Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren–have set the direction for the policies being addressed by the others, especially in the areas of

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25 May 2019

Why the U.S. Political System Is Corrupt and How To Fix It

Here is why the U.S> political system became so corrupt, and how it got a corrupt businessman elected president of the U.S.

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24 May 2019

A Sad Snapshot of U.S. Household Income Distribution

      How bad is the wealth disparity in the U.S.? This chart should help explain it.  

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05 May 2019

The Real Measure of American Prosperity: Retirement Security

        Political commentators and the financial media are breathless over the latest economic numbers showing the lowest jobless rate in 49 years, but there is a big problem:  These are quarterly, short-term numbers, and they do not indicate the financial health of the average American. If they

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29 Apr 2019

Divide and Conquer: An Old Political Technique to Destroy Democracy

    Don't Be A Sucker: An Old Message For A New Era Don't Be A Sucker: For some, these are the words of an imploration to those that are otherwise gullible. Do not be fooled. Made in 1943, this film, produced by the U.S. Department of War, addresses the

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