Does an extended GOP primary help the Democrats…or hurt them? Find out HERE.
Hot on the heels of this post, I’ve got a new column in the Kalamazoo Gazette on the wholesale ineptitude of American elites: But while there’s certainly far, far too much corporate money in American politics, coordinated elite corruption isn’t really our biggest problem. On the contrary – it’s incompetence. There’s nothing organized about collusion … Continue reading
Spent some time in Kalamazoo last weekend and was astonished to see so many people out shopping, despite Michigan’s ongoing economic struggles…so I put some thoughts on that into a column. Take a look here.
Here’s a link to my Thanksgiving Gazette column on the USDA’s new Fair Farm Rules…and the REAL relationship between government and markets.
As the President looks for more (constitutionally?) creative ways to address the economic crisis—and the Republicans look for new ways to dig in their heels—it’s time to ask whether the United States’ institutions are capable of responding to our political challenges. Read the column here.
I spend a lot of time thinking about how the American Left might make better arguments (here, here, here, etc). Lately I’ve been thinking about how progressives might sell the president’s jobs bill to the country. One option—among many—is for Americans from the Heartland to ask why Republicans insist on keeping the economic recovery trapped … Continue reading
Read the column here.
No, I’m serious! It’s on why we oughta appreciate Murdoch just a little bit. Read the column here.
My latest column for the Kalamazoo Gazette is up! Huzzah! Some of you have emailed to ask why I’ve not been posting. I’ve just become a father, so I’m taking some time to bask in the first-weeks euphoria of caring for a baby. Posts will continue, if not at the same rate as before. I’ve … Continue reading
More on why I’m not crazy about Netroots Nation. These flare-ups are what the web does best. Trouble is, they often don’t have any staying power. That’s because it’s really easy to expose and confront someone on the Internet, especially when it’s anonymous. Meanwhile, it’s really hard to muster the courage for real political confrontations. … Continue reading