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Pages tagged "United States"


The Palinization of America

by Jim Worth, huffingtonpost.com

For many years America has been sliding into a dark abyss...

... succumbing to the lowest common-denominator -- spurning intelligence for 'cool.'

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A Better Way to Fix Lobbying

by Lee Drutman, Adjunct Professor, the University of California’s Washington Semester Program, The Brookings Institution.

That Washington is corrupted by special interests is perhaps the most common critique of the federal government. Poll after poll reveal a public convinced that lobbyists are a destructive influence, and most lobbying reform ideas accordingly take a distinctly moralizing tone. 

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10 Steps to Defeat the Corporatocracy

By Bruce E. Levine

The only way to overcome the power of money is regain our courage and solidarity. Here's how to do that.

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How Progressives Around the World Should Respond to Shifting Demographics


By Matt BrowneJohn HalpinRuy Teixeira

The Demographic Change and Progressive Political Strategy series

The “Demographic Change and Progressive Political Strategy” series of papers is a joint project organized under the auspices of the Global Progress and Progressive Studies programs and the Center for American Progress. The research project was launched following the inaugural Global Progress conference held in October 2009 in Madrid, Spain.

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