American football is full of metaphors and paradoxes. The NFL is the most socialistic framework and business model in all of professional sports.
Political boundaries are being eclipsed and thinking reshaped. Seeds of change are being sown and foundations are being laid for deeper-going changes.
We didn't need the horrors of children at risk from fouled lead pipes in Flint, Michigan to know that our infrastructure is dangerously decrepit.
Sanders' campaign for president certainly has elevated the discussion on socialism to a national stage. But what does it mean?
Did I "rapidly burn out?" Did most of my friends in "the movement" follow that course? I rather think not.
Sanders was asked a very important question looming in the minds of American Indian voters, and could have done much more.
It's our turn to lift up our voices, clarify concretely what the stakes are, and what kind of justice fits our times.
A quiet storm, which has been brewing here since mid-January, has recently become a political tsunami.
If you stretch out your time frame, the results of Bernie's showing in Iowa are a big quake on the Richter scale of American politics.
Historical blindness has been much on display in the run-up to the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries.