Opinion

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With unity, New Yorkers could elect mayor for the “99 percent”

The New York City elections are exceptionally important this year, and a large part of the electorate understands that.

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Inaugural address was a massive unity rally

What a beautiful image of the first family and the president guiding our nation to a better place.

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The 2012 elections: Seasoned with salt

Salt, in moderation, improves the flavor of most foods. So too with politics. The victory of President Obama was decisive, and satisfying , because of some salt.

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A hectic and happy Election Day in Ohio

We were both exhausteded but buoyed by the growing excitement and the sense evident on everyone's face that the long awaited victory was at hand.

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Romney’s defeat nothing to do with his Mormonism

Today it's hard to believe that one once had to be a Protestant to hold high office.

Climate change and science - key election issues

The "Frankenstorm" is the latest reminder that voters in the 2012 Elections have a stark choice between radically different approaches to environmental policy.

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A battle to the finish over California’s Prop 32

Proposition 32, "Stop Special Interest Money," is being funded by shady corporate front groups unleashing a torrent of money as Election Day nears.

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Election 2012: Fog of right-wing lies is lifting

The most extreme voices in the Republican Party have been quiet as church mice as Mitt Romney has migrated to more moderate positions.

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2012 countdown: Time for the left to step to the plate

For the past year the left has debated the merits of participation in the election process. As you might expect, not everyone is on the same page.

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Pundits premature in crowning Romney the winner

The airwaves were flooded for at least 48 hours this week with declarations telling us who won the first of the three big presidential debates.

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