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Center for American Progress
Making Progress: 10 Years of Ideas, Action, and Change
Today, as the Center for American Progress celebrates its 10th anniversary, we look at the impact CAP has had on the country. ...
The Top 13 Women of Color to Watch in 2013
These 13 women of color are leaving their mark on everything from politics to entertainment to health. ...
Martin Unchained: Radical Reformer, Nonviolent Militant
This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we should remember the true Dr. King and free him from a reconstructed history that never was. ...
Democracy, Democratic Governance, and Transparent Institutions in the American Interest
The Center for American Progress and the Center for Strategic and International Studies have collaborated to promote progressive and democratic governance around the world. ...
Comparing Conservative and Progressive Investment in America's Youth
Conservative groups' funding advantage has helped the right communicate with young Americans and develop leaders despite the fundamental issue-area differences between conservative movement fundamentals and the Millennial generation. ...
3 Lessons the 2012 Election Taught Us About the Progressive Coalition
Ruy Teixeira explains why the 2008 presidential outcome was not a fluke and how the progressive coalition has made an impact in 2012. ...
The Obama Coalition in the 2012 Election and Beyond
With President Obama's re-election, a progressive multiracial, multiethnic, and cross-class coalition has clearly emerged, albeit in an early and tenuous stage. ...
Articulating the Future for Progressivism
Authors Bill Ivey and Joe Romm discuss the power of words in politics at a recent Progressivism on Tap event. ...

 
The Nation.
How One Unlikely Rodent Is Saving the American West--and Perhaps the Planet
Chip Ward
If we want to construct a healthy and resilient world for ourselves and our fellow creatures, we could learn a thing or two from the beaver—who’s already doing just that.

Missile Strike at Al-Shati Refugee Camp Kills 10, Including 8 Children
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
“I saw a massacre,” says one survivor, “There were heads off bodies, shoulders half torn, hands gone, chests opened.”

The Centerpiece of Obama's Energy Policy Will Actually Make Climate Change Worse
Naomi Oreskes
Wishful thinking and corporate greed are leading us down the wrong path to solving our climate crisis.

Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza--Debunked
Noura Erakat
Israel claims that it is merely exercising its right to self-defense and that Gaza is no longer occupied. Here’s what you need to know about these talking points and more.

'The Tank Shells Fell Like Rain': Survivors of the Attack on UNRWA School Report Scenes of Carnage and Destruction
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
At least sixteen Palestinian refugees seeking shelter were killed, more than 200 were wounded.

How One Piece of Paper Destroyed Your Right to a Trial
Peter Van Buren
According to a recently declassified Justice Department white paper, the president can serve as judge, jury and executioner.

Newborn Infants Die Without Necessary Medical Care in Gaza's Overwhelmed Shifa Hospital
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Two weeks of conflict made crossing borders too difficult to arrange in time. They may have had a chance if they had gotten out.

No, Millennials Are Not All Libertarians
Alex Holt
Young Americans’ fondness for high-tech innovation could suit our need to shake up the political system.

Open Letter to the Born Again
James Baldwin
Sometimes, our best efforts at peace are betrayed.

On Israel-Palestine and BDS: Chomsky Replies
Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky responds to Yousef Munayyer, MJ Rosenberg, Nadia Ben-Youssef, Ran Greenstein and the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel.

 

 
 
Campaign for America's Future
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The Democratic Strategist
Lux: Early Predictions on Presidential Elections Usually Wrong
From "Presidential Politics and Predictions: Be Ready to Be Wrong" by Democratic strategist Mike Lux, author of "The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be":

... If you look at the history of presidential politics ...
GOP's Short-Sighted Strategies
Political parties often face choices between strategies that create (or promise to create) a short-term advantage, and those that address long-range challenges. One of the GOP's problems right now is that it is developing a real habit of sacrificing ...
Political Strategy Notes
Dan Balz's "If voter turnout is key, why is it so low?" rounds up the reasons and possible cures for low voter participation in mid term elections.

Brendan Nyhan has a good post at The Upshot on the ...
Political Strategy Notes
From David Lauter's L.A. Times post, "Democratic strategists prescribe populism to cure party ills": "Stanley Greenberg, who has advocated populist economic arguments since before his stint as Bill Clinton's White House polling chief, made a similar argument this ...
Curbing Enthusiasm About the "Enthusiasm Gap"
The "enthusiasm gap" as a predictor of electoral outcomes is one of the Pew Research Group's less valuable contributions to political analysis. So I took a few shots today at Washington Monthly at Pew's latest offerings on this ...
Georgia GOP's House Wingnut Replacement Plan
While most of the meager national attention paid to yesterday's Georgia primary runoffs was devoted to David Perdue's upset win over Jack Kingston for the U.S. Senate nomination, there were significant contests also held in the three heavily Republican ...
Game On in GA: Nunn in Good Position to Grab Senate Seat for Dems
Georgia Republicans have nominated David Perdue to hold Saxby Chambliss's senate seat for the GOP, and all indications are that it will be a close race against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn. Some regard Perdue's win as an upset. The ...
The Difference in the Senate Battleground? Economic Agenda for Working Women and Men
From Democracy Corps and Womenms Voices Womens Vote Action Fund:

A new poll of the 12 states where control of the Senate is being contested, fielded by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner for Democracy Corps and Women's Voice Women Vote Action ...

 
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