Can Progressives Bring Democracy to the USA?

Whether or not progressives should support Obama in 2012 is not only a matter of whether Obama would be better as president than his Republican opponent, but also a question of what are the other strategic choices that progressives have when confronted with the ballot and with the presidential campaign more generally. Obvious other possible … Continue reading

Support Obama in 2012? The Policies So Far

Part 1 of a two-part series on left strategy in the age of Obama Click here for part 2: Can Progressives Bring Democracy to the USA?   Progressives are going to face a tough choice this coming November: should they vote for Barack Obama or not? Obama, who was a beacon of hope and change … Continue reading