“I’ll sit out the 2016 elections”: really?

Announcements by candidates running for president are coming fast and furious; the 2016 election campaign has begun.


St. Louis single mom swept into office on winds of change

"We ran a positive campaign. We kept it focused on the issues and the residents of Ward 20 responded. Democracy is the real winner in this campaign."


Chicago’s mayoral election: A tale of two cities

Emanuel's narrative was that he is leading the city in the right direction, making hard decisions. Chuy challenged this narrative as not being enough.


Emanuel re-elected, but progressives are real winners

The reawakening of a broad-based progressive coalition will have political consequences well beyond this election, through new electoral infrastructure. 


Chuy Garcia and the right to a city

What was supposed to have been a waltz into a second term for Emanuel has turned into a fight for his political life with challenger and longtime progressive Latino leader Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.


Obama and the politics of outrage

Some of the commentary from the left on President's Obama's recent State of the Union address struck me as too negative, even cynical in a few instances.


My first protest demonstration: Where do we go from here?

We must defeat every right-wing politician on Election Day and elect a government that responds to the people's concerns around climate change, rather than denies it.



Sweaty palms and election choices: Your mailman talks turkey

The choice is clear. Crystal clear. We have to engage and influence our friends, family members, co-workers, and even some strangers to vote for pro-worker candidates.


Your vote - it's your right - not a privilege!

For working women the results of the November 2014 election will determine much about your life on and off the job.


Nightmare begins as GOP takes over Senate

A GOP takeover would transform the Senate to reflect the concerns of people who have nothing but scorn and contempt for working people, democracy or any type of good government.

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