Monthly Archives: June 2014

New York Times: Opinion: Joseph E. Stiglitz: Inequality is Inevitable: How to Expand Economic Opportunity For All

Wall Street New York Times: Opinion: Joseph E. Stiglitz: Inequality is Not Inevitable As I’ve made this point on this blog before comparing the Scandinavian economies with the United States simply does not work. You would be better off comparing … Continue reading

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LBJ Library: Video: President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society Speech at the University of Michigan, 5/22/1964

Whatever you think of President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society speech whether you love it or hate it, or like it, or dislike it, this is one of the best and most important speeches in American history. Because it laid out … Continue reading

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Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion: Isaiah Poole: Transportation Crisis: “Republicans Looking For Hostages, Not Solutions”: How to Fund American Infrastructure Investment

Construction Workers Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion: Isaiah Poole: Transportation Crisis: Republicans Looking For Hostages, Not Solutions One of the advantages of being able to talk about solutions and issues and offer ideas to solve those issues when you know … Continue reading

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Democracy Journal: Opinion: Mike Konczal: “The Voluntarism Society Myth”: The Advantages of a Public/Private Social Insurance System

Private Charity Democracy Journal: Opinion: Mike Konczal: The Voluntarism Fantasy I was waiting to read from Mike Konczal in his piece some call for nationalizing private charity and completely nationalizing private charity all together and giving the Federal Government complete … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Katrina Vanden Heuvel: My Real Family Values

Senator Chris Dodd & President Bill Clinton The Nation: Opinion: Katrina Vanden Heuvel: My Real Family Values Wow this is not only the first post I’ve posted involving Katrina Vanden Heuvel, but I actually agree with probably everything she wrote … Continue reading

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Campaign For America’s Future: New Populism Conference: U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren: The New Populism is the Fight For America’s Values

Progressive Democrat Campaign For America’s Future: U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren: The New Populism Is A Fight For America’s Values U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren at the New Populism Conference “Thank you, Bob Borosage and Roger Hickey for all your hard work, … Continue reading

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The Washington Monthly: Opinion: Moshe Z. Marvit: A Liberal’s Call to Real Liberty

New Deal President The Washington Monthly: Opinion: Moshe Z. Marvit: a Progressive’s Call to Real Liberty So President Franklin Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms were a Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, civil liberties and Freedom from Want. Hum that is very … Continue reading

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