American Left

A specter is haunting America ― the specter of video games, porn and some really snarky comments.
President Donald Trump has twice tried to institute a travel ban on all refugees from six or seven Muslim-majority countries
If one is anti-war then one should remain one irrespective of the change of guard in Washington D.C. If one prefers to protect
We need to read together, learn together, be in the streets together and stand up to this assault together.
We need an active, independent left willing to challenge the push for smaller government. A well-managed government can revitalize the economy even as it makes our world a better place to live. Many Americans seem to understand that instinctively. Where, then, is the movement that will make that argument?
Some Syrian activists question how committed the Kurds are to toppling the Syrian dictator. The Kurds, for their part, distrust Turkey, which supports the Syrian opposition. These debates and dynamics are mostly unknown to American progressives.
It has been clear for the past century what being a progressive means, yet this past year there have been significant attempts to redefine the meaning, for the sake of money on the one hand and hatred on the other.
Betty could cook exactly three dishes including square hamburgers. As a child they had had a cook, and as an adult, she did
The two standards -- freak out on Republicans when they do something awful, say nothing about Democrats when they do the same thing -- is the canary in the coal mine.