Tag Archives: Progressive Democrats

The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: FDR Created A Social Safety Net, Not Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I actually agree with Paul Jay on something here. ( For a change ) President Franklin Roosevelt, his Administration and Congress, didn’t create a socialist economic system in America for … Continue reading

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Politico Magazine: Opinion: Tom Keane: Elizabeth Warren Meets The Ted Kennedy Myth

Politico Magazine: Opinion: Elizabeth Warren Meets The Ted Kennedy Myth This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress We should be really careful to comparing people who are very new to elected office like Senator Elizabeth Warren, … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Mike Conrad- The Left’s Real Choice in 2016: Why it Doesn’t Need Elizabeth Warren to Run

Salon: Opinion- Mike Conrad- The Left’s Real Choice in 2016: Why it Doesn’t Need Elizabeth Warren to Run This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I agree that the Democratic Party needs a strong progressive challenger to … Continue reading

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The American Prospect: Opinion- Julian E. Zelizer- When Progressives Were Organized

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus The Democratic Study Group that Julian Zelizer, was a coalition of FDR/LBJ Progressive Democrats who gave America the New Deal, Great Society and the civil rights laws of the 1960s. … Continue reading

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The Boston Globe: Ted Kennedy- Why do You Want to be President?

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Anyone who doesn’t know why they want to be President of the United States, should not run for President. It is too big of a job to have someone who hasn’t … Continue reading

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Campaign For America’s Future: New Populism Conference: U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren: The New Populism is the Fight For America’s Values

Progressive Democrat Campaign For America’s Future: U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren: The New Populism Is A Fight For America’s Values U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren at the New Populism Conference “Thank you, Bob Borosage and Roger Hickey for all your hard work, … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Robert Borosage: Time to Stand up For a More Perfect Union

The Nation: Opinion: Robert Borosage: Time to Stand Up For a More Perfect Union I didn’t see much from Robert Borosage about as far as how to build this movement to “build that more perfect union”. And what exactly what … Continue reading

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American Prospect: Opinion: Harold Meyerson: Two-Faced: The Democratic Party’s Divergent Future

FRS FreeStates on Facebook Harold Meyerson: Two-Faced: The Democratic Party’s Divergent Future. As a Democrat I believe the Democratic Party is stronger when it has two competing factions on the Center-Left. Trying to push the party in once governmental or … Continue reading

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The U.S. Presidents: President Franklin D. Roosevelt Biography

      Source: The U.S. Presidents: Franklin D. Roosevelt Biography The President who brought progressivism into law in America with the creation of the American safety net. Progressivism as a movement and a political philosophy had been around much longer … Continue reading

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RT: The Big Picture- Has the Left Been Neutered?: The Three Parties Within The Democratic Party

Source: RT: The Big Picture With Thom Hartmann- Has The Left Been Neutered? One of the problems with the two-party system in America is that we aren’t left with two political parties. At least not ideologically but two large political associations … Continue reading

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