Thousands of U.S. Citizens Swamp ICE, Demand Deportation

Thousands of U.S. Citizens Swamp ICE, Demand Deportation

‘Gotta get out before Trump throws us all in detention camps,’ say frightened liberals demanding deportation NYC – More than 30,000 “frightened and terrified” liberal U.S. citizens have swamped the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, … Read more

You Say the Practical Bernie Sanders Let You Down? You Let the Movement Down.

You Say the Practical Bernie Sanders Let You Down? You Let the Movement Down.

If you won’t support Bernie Sanders now, you never really got him in the first place. Bernie Sanders is, and has always been, a true progressive. He’s ALSO a very practical and smart political strategist, … Read more

How to Make a Political Platform Progressive

Jim Hightower

Fresh from working on the Democratic national platform committee, Jim Hightower reports. An old cowboy aphorism offers this advice: “Speak the truth. But ride a fast horse.” I relived this truism last weekend in Orlando, … Read more

An Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago

Jim Hightower

The “Reclaim Chicago” coalition challenges the status quo Chicago! City of broad shoulders. Plutocratic hog butcher. Toolmaker for progressive change. Stacker of the wheat of grassroots power, wheat separated from the chaff of corporate politicians. … Read more

Populist Proposals Win in 2014

Jim Hightower

Populist ideas win big, but not Democrats There’s no denying that Democrats took a drubbing at the polls in 2014. Running cautious campaigns and shying away from Obamacare, Wall Street regulation, the anti-fracking movement, immigration … Read more