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Tag Archives: Progressives

The Left Turns Right?

© Jen Sorensen I also want to include Sorensen’s notes from this comic, which I totally agree with! Let me start by saying I consider myself to be somewhat to the left of Bernie. I favor a Scandinavian-style social safety net — heck, I am Scandinavian. So this comic is not coming from the perspective […]


Nailed It!

I highly recommend that you read a new article in Medium by Bernie Sanders. It hits all the bases, including making the point that in order to get progressive reforms, we must elect progressive candidates at all levels of government, not just at the top. I (once again) thank Sanders for making it ok to […]


What We Need

Bernie Sanders just published an editorial in the Washington Post, and it is really good. He immediately addresses the issue that has concerned me the most, that his campaign and supporters — with attacks on other progressives including Barney Frank and Hillary Clinton — had become a cult of personality (more about Sanders than about […]


Hillary Clinton is a Progressive

Some people have called Hillary Clinton a Republican in Democrat’s clothing, but does that claim pass scrutiny? One of the arguments for this was that she was actually a Republican for part of the 60’s, but that was mostly before she was even old enough to vote. If there is some rule that once a […]



I keep hearing people arguing about “electability”. Specifically, who would have a better chance of defeating Donald Trump (or Ted Cruz) in the general election. Personally, I think this debate is pointless. The more important issue is, whoever the Democratic candidate happens to be, how are we going to defeat Donald Trump. Trump seems to […]