Opinion

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The Sanders campaign, political revolution, and the 2016 elections

Political boundaries are being eclipsed and thinking reshaped. Seeds of change are being sown and foundations are being laid for deeper-going changes.

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Rebuild America's infrastructure

We didn't need the horrors of children at risk from fouled lead pipes in Flint, Michigan to know that our infrastructure is dangerously decrepit.

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What is socialism? Let’s get specific

Sanders' campaign for president certainly has elevated the discussion on socialism to a national stage. But what does it mean?

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Have you “turned around”? Reflections on my generation’s political evolution

Did I "rapidly burn out?" Did most of my friends in "the movement" follow that course? I rather think not.

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Bernie Sanders should have done better with Clyde Bellecourt’s treaty question

Sanders was asked a very important question looming in the minds of American Indian voters, and could have done much more.

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Shining a light on Scalia and the Supreme Court

It's our turn to lift up our voices, clarify concretely what the stakes are, and what kind of justice fits our times.

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Megan Green: Unbossed and unbought

A quiet storm, which has been brewing here since mid-January, has recently become a political tsunami.

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Notes on the eve of the New Hampshire primary

If you stretch out your time frame,  the results of Bernie's showing in Iowa are a big quake on the Richter scale of American politics.

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Hillary Clinton and the urn of ashes

Historical blindness has been much on display in the run-up to the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries.

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My endorsement of Bernie Sanders

Here are excerpts from a letter by Michael Moore that appeared today. The original letter by Moore is taken from his website.

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