Robert Kuttner is the cofounder and coeditor of The American Prospect. Find his original blogpost here on his website. I’m traveling in Europe. And despite the fact that neoliberal governments caused the financial collapse and the economic fallout and political backlash, one looks in vain for a left-wing government.…
The following post was initially a feature article in the May 2018 issue of The Hightower Lowdown. “Progress is a nice word we like to use,” Bobby Kennedy once said.”But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.” Over the decades, the tension between progress and change has confronted every group of Americans who’ve endeavored to advance our society’s democratic ideals of fairness, justice, and opportunities for all.…
Pledge Co-Founder Roger Hickey discussed the platform on The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow. Click here to watch a video of the conversation.…
Pledge Co-Founder Roger Hickey discussed the 11-point platform with Bill Press on AmericasDemocrats.org. Click here to listen to the conversation.…
First published in The Nation Donald Trump’s chaotic menace has been met with a fierce resistance movement that has rallied to the defense of the Dreamers, Muslims, women, and the environment. This movement has lifted Democrats in special elections and could enable Democrats to take back the House of Representatives along many statehouses and governor’s mansions.…
I am proud to be a signer of the pledge to fight for “Good Jobs, Sustainable Prosperity and Economic Justice.” Fighting forward and not just fighting back is critical if we want to build an economy and a nation that truly enables the “pursuit of happiness.” Our current economy is grossly distorted and stock market gains as a marker is no more credible now than in the age of the 19th century robber barons.…