March

What's left of financial reform?

Key senators are reported close to a deal on legislation to overhaul financial regulations.

Defend the democratic coalition

Progressives need to relearn the rich lessons of the New Deal experience, and act accordingly.

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Mau Mau, Marx, & Coca Cola: 18th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival

The 18th annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival was a U.S. showcase for independent, studio, student, foreign (especially African) political and progressive pictures.

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And the winner is ... top progressive movie awards for 2009 announced

Progressive Cinema critic Bill Meyer announces the James Agee Cinema Circle Progie Award winners from 2009.

The movement needs to kick it up a notch - part 2

A transformational era is made from many streams and directions, but I do not agree that slogans should focus primarily on "defeat of the ultra-right."

The movement needs to kick it up a notch - part 1

I am not one who thinks a deteriorating political climate will open more opportunities to advance a left agenda.

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Parents beware

While campaigning for the presidency, Barack Obama made it clear that education would be among his top three priorities. Unfortunately, he's starting off on the wrong path.

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The bottom line in the debate about charter schools

When it comes to New York City's public schools, one thing is not in dispute: there are problems, a lot of them.

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Does Detroit have a future?

Last month I visited Detroit and once again saw first-hand what can only be described as an economic and human catastrophe.

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