The initiatives and actions of the American people were an essential ingredient in the progressive-democratic thrust in the 1930s and 1960s. The same is true today.
The building of a mass movement on the scale of the 1930s or 1960s is a complicated process, despite the many-sided problems today's movement has the potential to eclipse them.
"Shared sacrifice" has become a key talking point among many top politicians opposing the Republican Party's defense of the super-rich and refusal to allow the Bush tax cuts to expire.
President Obama began a 3-state bus tour today to Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois.
The debt ceiling crisis is the latest in a series of hostage crises instigated by the extreme right wing.
The threat of default may have beeb averted, but working people will lose MORE ground.
Even if a deal is struck at the last minute, or if President Obama raises the debt ceiling on his own, this controversy reveals a system in serious need of repair.
My father-in-law received a letter from the Republican National Committee, asking for his help in making sure "that Barack Obama is a one-term president."
The rich continue to make out like bandits in the "six" proposal, according to economist Dean Baker.
Elizabeth Warren represented the moral opposite of the decadence in Wall Street that nearly ruined, and may yet ruin, the whole nation.