FDL Book Salon Welcomes Paul Street, They Rule: The 1% vs. Democracy

By: Sunday November 2, 2014 1:59 pm

Since Barack Obama announced his intention to run for president in 2007, Paul Street has distinguished himself as one of candidate Obama and President Obama’s most consistent critics from the left. At a time when many liberals were starry-eyed about the possibilities for an Obama presidency, Street was documenting Obama’s commitment to a pro-business, neoliberal agenda.

Street’s writings on the Obama era are even more important now.

 

A Look at SustiNet: Connecticut’s Potential Public Option

By: Monday January 17, 2011 7:55 am

Connecticut is poised to be on the leading progressive edge of what is possible under the new federal health care law by providing a rather robust state-based public option. If the state adopts the proposed SustiNet health plan (PDF) it would integrate the many different group insurance plans the state currently provides into a unified [...]

Senator Hissyfit Lets the Mask Slip

By: Tuesday December 15, 2009 6:00 pm

Lieberman, as the Washington Post’s Ezra Klein put it, “seems primarily motivated by torturing liberals.”

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