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Was Trump’s election a hate crime? With special guest human rights lawyer & activist Arjun Sethi

Was Trump’s election a hate crime? With special guest human rights lawyer & activist Arjun Sethi

Arjun Sethi on Twitter: @ArjunSethi81 Arjun Sethi’s must-read book American Hate – Survivors Speak Out available at SurvivorsSpeakOut.org. Mirza Waheed at The Guardian: India’s illegal power grab is turning Kashmir into a colony Zubair Sofi at the Independent: With meticulous planning then mass arrests and ‘torture’, Kashmir’s autonomy was lost Rebecca Ratcliffe and Kakoli Bhattacharya at The Guardian: India: almost […]

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The 3 most impeachable things Donald Trump did… this week

The 3 most impeachable things Donald Trump did… this week

Trump keeps getting away with more and more high crimes as he prepares to steal the election that’s supposed to save us Congress will return to work in September with a majority of its members prepared to ignore the litany of new impeachable crimes Donald Trump committed over the summer. Yes, more than 130 Democratic members of the House have […]

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BOOM! U.S. Attorney to Nazis & white nationalist terrorists: “We will do everything we can to be there to stop you”

BOOM! U.S. Attorney to Nazis & white nationalist terrorists: “We will do everything we can to be there to stop you”

U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman from the Northern District of Ohio made public the federal criminal charges against Ohio white nationalist terrorist wannabe James Reardon yesterday. In doing so, he made a few perfunctory statements about the charges. What he said next is worth two minutes of your time to read. He has a powerful message for Nazis and other white […]

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Trump is the worst president we’ve ever had, but he’s also a typical Republican

Trump is the worst president we’ve ever had, but he’s also a typical Republican

Everything about the Trump presidency is a heist, the kind of heist that typical Republicans made possible. One of the great debates of our time is “Who is worse — George W. Bush or Donald Trump?” As far as the damage each man has done, W. still has Trump licked. Yes, the 45th president has purposely escalated the targeting of […]

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In Michigan, we see how low Republicans will go to save gerrymandering

In Michigan, we see how low Republicans will go to save gerrymandering

More than 60% of Michigan voters demanded independent redistricting and the GOP minority is doing all it can to stop it I’d never seen a movement like Michigan’s Voters Not Politicians. In 2017, as Indivisible Groups were sprouting all over America and the Women’s March helped bring millions into the streets, Michiganders plotted to get a ballot initiative that would […]

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How unions got beaten down and how they can get worked up again – with special guest Steven Greenhouse of the New York Times

How unions got beaten down and how they can get worked up again – with special guest Steven Greenhouse of the New York Times

Steven Greenhouse on Twitter: @GreenhouseNYT Purchase Steven Greenhouse’s new book Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor HERE. Just finished the @greenhousenyt new book – a must read for anyone who wants to understand the US worker story. Starting with the garment workers and Flint, it winds through big labor struggles and turning points of […]

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Lessons for Democratic 2020 presidential primary voters from your pals in Michigan

Lessons for Democratic 2020 presidential primary voters from your pals in Michigan

Strong women, practical promises, voting rights and weed. You know that winning Michigan, the state the Republican nominee carried by the slightest margin in 2016, is essential to defeating Donald Trump in 2020. You also know that our state is not Wisconsin, which is “the pivotal battleground state.” But Democrats will not win without carrying Michigan. I’ll go further: Democrats […]

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The deceptive corporatist rewriting of the history of the #FlintWaterCrisis is in full swing

The deceptive corporatist rewriting of the history of the #FlintWaterCrisis is in full swing

During the time when the Flint water crisis was unfolding, right wing conservatives spent a lot of time trying to convince the country and the world that it was all the fault of the local government. They portrayed these local leaders as incompetent buffoons who poisoned themselves, countering the reality that the local government officials had literally NO POWER to […]

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The Liberal Redneck & the WellRED Comedy Tour come to northern Michigan to support Progress Michigan

The Liberal Redneck & the WellRED Comedy Tour come to northern Michigan to support Progress Michigan

Starting in 2016, Trae Crowder posted low-tech but absolutely hilarious videos under the name “Liberal Redneck”. The videos quickly became a viral sensation garnering millions of views on YouTube. Trae’s comedy turns a mirror on the stereotypical southern rednecks he grew up with and shows just how ridiculous so many of their political views are. From transgender people using public […]

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From the tweets to the streets — with very special guest Feminista Jones

From the tweets to the streets — with very special guest Feminista Jones

Feminista Jones on Twitter: @FeministaJones Feminista Jones’ website: FeministaJones.com Buy Feminista Jones’ new book Reclaiming Our Space HERE. Feminista Jones at Zora: Which Candidate Will Feminist Democrats Rally Around? Jordan Zakarin on Twitter: @JordanZakarin Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Progressives Everywhere website: ProgressivesEverywhere.org Help Progressives Everywhere flip Virginia blue by supporting Sheila Bynum-Coleman by clicking HERE. Help Progressives Everywhere help […]

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Stop taking politics for granted – with special guest author and historian Prof. Kevin M. Kruse

Stop taking politics for granted – with special guest author and historian Prof. Kevin M. Kruse

Kevin M. Kruse on Twitter: @KevinMKruse Kevin M. Kruse’s website: KevinMKruse.com Buy Kevin M. Kruse’s new book Fault Lines HERE. Kevin M. Kruse at The New York Times: The Real Problem With Trump’s Rallies Kevin M. Kruse at The Atlantic: How the Republican Majority Emerged LOLGOP at Eclectablog: 2020 also has to be about stopping #MoscowMitch from radicalizing America Jordan […]

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