From Wisconsin to Arizona: an Assault on American Freedom

Connecting the dots of what Arizona, Wisconsin, immigrants, and the Middle East protests have in common against corporate...
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Progressives to Start Building Communications Networks?

I recently had the chance to see Professor of Linguists George Lakoff talk at a forum on the tactics of health care reform.  During that discussion, Professor Lakoff reiterated, as he has often done in the past, that progressives still lack the...
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Keith Olbermann reinstated; but question on state of progressive media remains

In depth analysis of what Keith Olbermann's suspension means to progressive liberals and how that relates to comprehensive immigration...
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State of the Union: time for brand Obama to execute

How timely that Naomi Kline’s How Corporate Branding Took Over the White House piece so well analyzes the state of Obama’s brand.  I found this portion of Naomi’s piece particularly on-mark: [Obama] will boldly appoint the first Latina to the...
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Happy Halloween!

…or is it?  It was the question that many Latinos were wondering as they caught word of the offensive “illegal alien” Halloween costume that was being sold by many retailers across the U.S.  A successful campaign by immigrant rights activists was waged to sound...
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Ed Schultz: Progressive Populism vs. Conservative Populism

The Ed Schultz phenomenon: blue-collar and other working class Americans have found their voice in Ed Schultz. As we celebrate Labor Day, populism is in the air as we honor the dignity of hard-working Americans.  I’ve been following progressive radio...
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