Obama, Progressives are Winning on the Issues

Posted September 25, 2012 by Randy Shaw

President Obama’s 2012 campaign is giving the progressive base something it has not experienced since FDR: a clear cut ideological victory for progressive economic strategies and values. And Republicans know it. That’s why the GOP is already redefining the election
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Cafeteria Man Tony Geraci: hype or hope?

Posted September 25, 2012 by Dana Woldow

Hyperbole is the stock in trade of many high profile school food reformers. Jamie Oliver relies on “stunts”, like filling a school bus with sugar, to promote his views, and Chef Ann Cooper uses catchy sound bites, like calling chocolate
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The ‘Self-Made’ Hallucination of America’s Rich

Posted September 25, 2012 by Sam Pizzigati

Like Mitt Romney, most Americans who amass grand fortunes have a substantial head start. Let’s cut Mitt Romney some slack. Not every off-the-cuff comment he made at that now infamous, secretly taped $50,000-a-plate fundraiser in Boca Raton reveals an utterly
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California Progressives Take the Offensive

Posted September 24, 2012 by Randy Shaw

The November 2012 elections represent an historic turning point for California progressives. After years of declining state revenue and out of control prison spending, progressives are finally seizing the initiative and using state ballot measures to move the state forward.
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THE OTHER PLACE CAN GET A LITTLE SCARY

Posted September 24, 2012 by Buzzin' Lee Hartgrave

Juliana is a woman who is charming – but alarming. She has a dry humor. But it is hard to tell if she is a compassionate person deep inside or just someone who is on the edge of a cliff.
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted September 24, 2012 by

New Orleans/Public HousingI agree that the demolition of housing projects for the poor is wrong if alternative housing is not provided for those displaced. Future residents of subsidized housing should also be accommodated.However, large housing projects inhabited almost solely by
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