A Supreme Court for the rich?

Posted on September 23, 2020

One of the top issues of the day, of course, is a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. When progressives talk about the urgency of the moment, we usually focus on the...


What’s the theme of your campaign?

Posted on September 9, 2020

Whether you’re trying to win an election or pass legislation, your campaign needs a central message that is repeated over and over. It’s your theme. But what makes a great theme and how do...


Don’t discourage mail-in ballots!

Posted on August 26, 2020

Donald Trump is doing everything he can to lower turnout in the November election. He figures that if fewer people vote, he has a better chance. One of his tactics is to threaten that...


Three simple rules to make progressive arguments more persuasive

Posted on August 12, 2020

There has never been a time when it’s more important to persuade our fellow Americans. Right now, we can save one-hundred-thousand Americans from dying of COVID-19. We can win the most crucial presidential election...


Opening Schools is Nuts

Posted on July 29, 2020

Once more, Donald Trump is politicizing the coronavirus. He and his Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, are pushing to quickly open schools for regular in-person instruction. He even went so far as to rewrite the...


Tearing down monuments to the past

Posted on July 16, 2020

Burr: And when you’re gone, who remembers your name? Who keeps your flame? Burr and Men: Who tells your story? Angelica and Women: Who tells your story? The most insightful thing in the play...


Trumpism is a death cult

Posted on July 1, 2020

With Donald Trump’s supporters jammed together and unmasked, campaign rallies in Tulsa and Phoenix have demonstrated once again just how carelessly Trump and his people treat the global coronavirus pandemic. They truly do not...


Do any lives matter to conservatives?

Posted on June 17, 2020

At this moment, America faces two huge policy crises: the coronavirus pandemic and the denial of fundamental civil rights. Both are matters of right and wrong, struggles between good and evil. And in both...


The virus of racism

Posted on June 4, 2020

Originally posted on Twitter by Emilia Strong Sykes, Ohio House Minority Leader As a country, we have two viruses that are disproportionately killing Black people right now: the coronavirus and racism. After the deaths of...


Get people to wear the damn masks

Posted on May 19, 2020

COVID-19 has killed more than 90,000 Americans so far and, due to his numerous lies and mistakes, Donald Trump is substantially to blame. Let us focus on one particular catastrophic mistake, discouraging Americans from...