Tag Archives: Progressives

The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin Interviewing Professor Thaddeus Russell- Socialism, Authoritarianism & Liberalism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I disagree with Dave Rubin at least one point here and it gets to my main beef ( for lack of a better word ) with Libertarians today who are … Continue reading

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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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Facebook: President Harry S. Truman’s Speech to Congress- March 12th, 1947- The Truman Doctrine

Source: This piece was originally posted at Facebook When I think of the greatest American president’s, Harry Truman would be on my first hand. When you’re talking about the 20th Century, I believe it comes down to either Harry Truman … Continue reading

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THULE: President Harry S. Truman Speech to Congress on Foreign Policy- March 12th, 1947- The Truman Doctrine

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of the greatest American president’s, Harry Truman would be on my first hand. When you’re talking about the 20th Century, I believe it comes down to either … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights

    Source: The New Democrat When you look at the New Deal from President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s, you see the creation of the American public safety net. With things like retirement insurance, which is what Social Security … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Opinion: Jason Sokol: How a Young Joe Biden Turned Progressives Against Integration

POLITICO Magazine: Opinion: Jason Sokol: How a Young Joe Biden Turned Progressives Against Integration Just to give a little background on Joe Biden the current Vice President of the United States and a six term U.S. Senator from Delaware before … Continue reading

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Huffington Post: Opinion- David Woolner- Seeking The Four Freedoms is as Important Today as it Was 74 Years Ago

Huffington Post: Opinion: David Woolner: Seeking The Four Freedoms is as Important Today as it Was 74 Years Ago If today’s so-called Progressives, believe that Hillary Clinton is going to run for President as the female Bernie Sanders and the … Continue reading

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Grit-TV: Video: Russ Feingold: Politics For The People

Grit-TV: Video: Russ Feingold: Politics For The People This interview was taped in late 2010, when then Senator Russ Feingold, was literally battling for his Senate career and perhaps political career as well. So that is a little disappointing for … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Bill Moyers & Michael Winship: Bernie Sanders Isn’t a Crackpot

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus It depends on what you mean by progressive, to sort of paraphrase what Bill Moyers said about, “it depends on what you mean by left-wing.” If you mean left-wing is … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Peter Wehner- Have Democrats Pulled Too Far Left?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Peter Wehner, who normally writes for the neoconservative Commentary Magazine, who I read on a regular basis, including Wehner, because they do write interesting, provocative pieces and even intelligent and … Continue reading

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