Democracy & Government
In the 2018 midterms, Americans demanded an end to the corruption. And there are signs lawmakers are finally getting message. House Democrats’ first piece of legislation aims to end the big-money takeover.
This article, by Robert Reich argues why getting money out of politics is the most important thing we can do to save our democracy.Read More
In this Ted Talk, Simon Sinek breaks down how great leaders approach any task, company, or even running for office. He demonstrates how they do not begin with "what" they will do, he demonstrates how they "Start with why."Read More
I was in Bill Clinton’s cabinet when Newt Gingrich pulled the plug on the federal government in 1996. It wasn’t a pretty picture. A long shutdown hurts millions of people who rely on government for services and paychecks.
Trump’s shutdown also adds to growing worries about the economy...Read More
We need to set the bar higher for our elected officials, candidates, the media and ourselves.Read More
Okay. Time to stop complaining about Trump. November 6 is your chance to create a firewall against this catastrophe, and flip the House and even the Senate.Read More
Millennials (and their younger siblings, generation Z’s) are the largest, most diverse and progressive group of potential voters in American history, comprising fully 30 percent of the voting age population.Read More
So let me say it: I am protesting the anthem.
I am protesting its deeply bigoted author - who owned human beings for convenience and profit.
And I am protesting injustice in this nation on behalf of so many families that continue to experience systematic racism, police brutality, and inequality — all while others expect us to get up and sing with a heart full of happiness.Read More