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Of Trump, Milo, Conservatism, Toxic Masculinity and the Poor, Addicted, Misunderstood Lab Rat that...

For political extremism to become policy, a hyperbolic extreme must present itself in the marketplace of ideas. These lightning rods are necessary to allow...

Before You Blame Bernie…

by Josh Chernila Loyal Democratic liberals have been broken-hearted and enraged by recent claims, spurred on by Hillary Clinton, that somehow Bernie Sanders gave the...

The Republicans’ Culture of Projection: Why Conservatism Can Never Be Redeemed by Reason

One of the most painful moments of my recent sojourn in Trumpland was an exchange I had with Mac, the man I hold, heartrendingly,...

Wherefore the Dark Side? Take a deep breath. There is a clear path to...

There's a moment when you are about to lose your temper that is the difference between growth and disaster. It is the moment between...

Why Conservatism is the Death of Conscience, Democracy, Reason, and Language

I enjoy a healthy friendship with conservative thought leader and former Virginia Republican party spokesperson, Shaun Kenney.  I disagree with him on almost everything,...

Pan-Local Organizing: Do It or Disappear Like Occupy

A dear friend of mine reminded me today of the good work we did a decade ago, why we did it, and how.  It's...

Why Should You Care About Other People? Because American Freedom Depends On It!

People ask me all the time, "How did we come to this?" Shaken in disbelief that we could have elected Republican majorities at nearly...

The Singular Lesson of the Obama Years

It was heartbreaking watching President Obama's farewell address last night. We love that man so much. He accomplished so much, helped so many people,...

Forget Identity Politics, Call the Tribes

The purpose of the Democratic party and for the progressive movement and liberalism, for that matter, is to ensure that the American working class...

With The Failure of Detente, Democrats Must Finally Join the War for American Freedom

Election night, 2008, I remember it like my father’s hands, like the first time I fell in love, like the day my son won...
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