Author: Eclectablog

[PODCAST] Why do we need to #FireBetsyDeVos and, once she’s gone, what do we need to fix? – With special guest Mitchell Robinson

[PODCAST] Why do we need to #FireBetsyDeVos and, once she’s gone, what do we need to fix? – With special guest Mitchell Robinson

Sign up for our new mailing list at our new website: FireBetsyDeVos.com Mitchell Robinson on Twitter: @MRobMSU Mitchell Robinson’s website: MitchellRobinson.net Mitchell Robinson at Eclectablog: Want to Make Teaching Great Again? Here’s How… Mitchell Robinson at Eclectablog: The Top Five Worst Things Betsy DeVos has Done Since She Took Office Mitchell Robinson at Eclectablog: Cory Booker is a Hard Pass […]

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While Trump lays down multiple smoke screens to shield them, it’s business as usual for anti-environment, anti-worker, corporatist Republicans

While Trump lays down multiple smoke screens to shield them, it’s business as usual for anti-environment, anti-worker, corporatist Republicans

The Great Orange Smoke Screen The front pages of any major news outlet, online or otherwise, are full of news of Donald Trump and the corrupt, inept-yet-frighteningly-effective cabal of criminals that make up his administration and circle of advisors. Nearly 40 people tied to him, his administration, his inauguration, and his campaign have been indicted and more are sure to […]

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[PODCAST] Is it okay to act like things are normal? With special guest Sarah Kendzior.

[PODCAST] Is it okay to act like things are normal? With special guest Sarah Kendzior.

Sarah Kendzior on Twitter: @SarahKendzior Sarah Kendzior’s podcast: Gaslit Nation (or on iTunes). Sarah Kendzior’s book, The View from Flyover Country: Dispatches from the Forgotten America Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Help Progressives Everywhere elect a progressive candidate in Virginia, Ibraheem Samirah. Contribute to his campaign HERE. Jordan’s new project: Election-Calendar.com […]

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The nation mourns the passing of John Dingell, a political giant with a heart the size of the Great Lakes

The nation mourns the passing of John Dingell, a political giant with a heart the size of the Great Lakes

I am indescribably sad this morning. Although those of us who interacted with John Dingell on a somewhat regular basis knew this day would come, his passing has still taken my breath away. It goes without saying that John Dingell, the longest-serving member of the United States House of Representatives in American history, was a political giant. He played a […]

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How do we make sure we don’t waste 2019? with special guest Aaron Kleinman, The Give Smart Guy (@BobbyBigWheel)

How do we make sure we don’t waste 2019? with special guest Aaron Kleinman, The Give Smart Guy (@BobbyBigWheel)

Aaron Kleinman on Twitter: @BobbyBigWheel Future Now website: FutureNow.org Future Now on Twitter: @FutureNowUSA Sign up for Bobby Big Wheel’s newsletter HERE. Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Help Progressives Everywhere elect a progressive candidate in Louisiana, Jerel Giarrusso by clicking HERE. Jerel Giarrusso’s website: VoteJerel.com Jordan’s new project: Election-Calendar.com Give us […]

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The new women leaders of Michigan are showing Democrats EVERYWHERE how to get down to the business of governing

The new women leaders of Michigan are showing Democrats EVERYWHERE how to get down to the business of governing

In 2018, over half of the Democratic candidates for the state legislature and Congress who won their primary and went on to the general election in Michigan were women. When you talk about women finally getting parity in terms of high elected office (or ANY elected office, for that matter), there’s only one political party who is even close to […]

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Should white men just shut the hell up? with special guest writer Talia Lavin (@Chick_in_Kiev)

Should white men just shut the hell up? with special guest writer Talia Lavin (@Chick_in_Kiev)

Talia Lavin on Twitter: @Chick_in_Kiev Support Talia Lavin’s writing by making a donation to her Patreon HERE. Talia Lavin at Huffington Post: Tax The Rich, Then Tax Them Some More Talia Lavin at Huffington Post: I Want A Woman President. I’m Not Afraid to Say So Anymore. Talia Lavin at Huffington Post: If You Think Trans Rights Are A Distraction, […]

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What the hell are we teaching kids? with special guest David M. Perry (@Lollardfish)

What the hell are we teaching kids? with special guest David M. Perry (@Lollardfish)

David M. Perry on Twitter: @Lollardfish David M. Perry at Huffington Post: Christian Schools Like Karen Pence’s Are The Real Threat To Academic Freedom David M. Perry and Matthew Gabriele at The Washington Post: Steve King says he was just defending ‘Western Civilization.’ That’s racist, too. Support David M. Perry’s writing by joining his Patreon HERE. Michael Gerstein at Michigan […]

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Why impeach NOW?! with special guest Ron Fein from Free Speech for People

Why impeach NOW?! with special guest Ron Fein from Free Speech for People

Ron Fein on Twitter: @RonFein Free Speech for People on Twitter: @FSFP Free Speech for People online: FreeSpeechForPeople.org The Impeachment Project on Twitter: @ProjectImpeach The Impeachment Project online: ImpeachmentProject.org Buy The Constitution Demands It: The Case for the Impeachment of Donald Trump HERE. This was my gift to my new member class. "To sin by silence, when we should protest, […]

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How can the people get what they want in 2020? with special guest Miriame Kaba

How can the people get what they want in 2020? with special guest Miriame Kaba

Mariame Kaba on Twitter: @PrisonCulture #FreeThePeopleDay thread: Here's how you can support #FreeThePeopleDay Today:1. Look through this directory of local bail funds: https://t.co/EQWj5RaKGK2. Donate the cost of a drink or 10 to the bail fund(s) of your choice.3. Your donation will be MATCHED.4. Share the fact that you participated. pic.twitter.com/kdYXMwzJD6 — #Prisonculture (@prisonculture) December 31, 2018 Information aobut Miriame’s new […]

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A little “locker room talk” from a Democrat has Republicans’ ladies undergarments all in a twist

A little “locker room talk” from a Democrat has Republicans’ ladies undergarments all in a twist

Rashida Tlaib had the audacity to invoke what Dan Savage has been saying for two years with his hashtag #ITMFA (“Impeach the motherfucker already”) when she made comments to a group of MoveOn activists yesterday and, to hear the Republicans’ response to it, you’d think she had said it during the half-time show at the Superbowl. “People love you. And […]

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