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Hillary, Bernie, and Me

I know it sounds strange to hear it, but there’s seriously never been a better time to be a progressive. Continue reading

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About This Whole Hillary/Bernie Thing

While I think Bernie should keep running at least until the convention, because what he’s saying and doing is so important, I think it’s best to take a realistic view of things. Clinton will most likely be the Democratic nominee, and the general election is going to be brutal whether she faces Trump, Cruz, or some magical conservative unicorn nominated by fiat in the rubble of a contested Republican convention. Continue reading

Santa Claus and the American Dream

I thought of this the other day, but I didn’t want to harsh anyone’s mellow this holiday season, since there are lots of folks I know who genuinely love the holidays, especially Christmas, and I respect that. But it occurred to me how the mythology surrounding Christmas, at least the American conception of it, kind … Continue reading

Why I’m Voting for Kshama Sawant

Kshama Sawant is the real deal, a pragmatic idealist who does what she does because she believes it’s the right thing to do. Continue reading

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