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The political is personal

Posted on January 6, 2017

This week, I had an epiphany that is healing the post-election grief that many of us are experiencing every day. I realized that my... Continue

America’s moral compass is broken

Posted on November 30, 2016

In my pre-election article, I somewhat ironically advised my fellow progressives to ‘vote their conscience.’ My faith in the judgment... Continue

Voting your conscience

Posted on October 27, 2016

The 2016 Presidential election has been like a giant national MRI, which has exposed the decayed structure of American democracy like... Continue

Keeping politics in perspective

Posted on September 4, 2016

A sense of perspective is critical to wise and effective political advocacy. Deeply rooted social and environmental problems can be... Continue

The national conventions – a tale of two cities

Posted on August 5, 2016

How did we end up here, where citizens of the same country, living and working side by side, are occupying two very different Americas?... Continue

Sanders and the future of the Party

Posted on July 6, 2016

The presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders in 2016 marks the arrival of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party to the head table... Continue

When the center no longer holds

Posted on April 30, 2016

The center cannot hold. The triad of institutions (the RNC, the DNC and MSM) that defined the norms and themes of 20th century politics... Continue

‘Diminished Democracy’ in The Springs

Posted on March 1, 2016

The Vintage House hosted two great public education programs this last month which both shed light on the state of American democracy.... Continue

The prime political delusion

Posted on February 3, 2016

The Vintage House is sponsoring an eight-week series (through February 25) entitled “Diminished Democracy,” presented by lecturer... Continue

Art predicts politics

Posted on January 8, 2016

Over the holiday weekend, I saw two films that really put their finger on the pulse of the present moment in our culture: “Star Wars:... Continue