Prediction: Tribal, Hyper-partisan Responses to Mueller Report

Prediction: No matter the evidence presented by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, even if he collects conclusive evidence of conspiracy, collaboration with the Russians, bribery, tax evasion and fraud by Donald Trump, Republican senators will not vote to remove him from office. If Mueller wounds Trump but not mortally, it will be in the political interests... Continue Reading →

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Unprincipled Power Grabs Are Normalized in Supreme Court Contests Through 2020s

Thanks to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, who deprived President Obama's nominee, Judge Merrick Garland even a hearing, the Supreme Court is no longer above politics but a hyper-partisan instrument. For the foreseeable future, no president will be allowed to successfully nominate a candidate for the Supreme Court unless his party has at least a... Continue Reading →

Another Chance for Community Organizing in 2018 and 2020

Community organizer job opportunities are growing. Start-ups like Swing Left are seeking to create a national grassroots network of more than 300,000 volunteers to help take back the US House of Representatives by targeting theĀ 78 most competitive races, enough to flip party control and change the country's political agenda. One of the biggest disappointments of... Continue Reading →

Democratic Leaders for the Future

It's time for progressives to turn the page from mourning Hillary Clinton's loss, BernieĀ Sanders' loss, and Donald Trump's win. Here are 10 national Democratic leaders for the future, according to Mother Jones: CA. Senator Kamilla Harris, MN Senator Amy Klobuchar, IL Senator Tammy Duckworth, NJ Senator Cory Booker, NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, VA Senator Tim... Continue Reading →

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