Peter Coyote, who first attracted my attention when he signed a “vote Democratic and keep Nader out of it” letter back in 2004, has come up with a sally in Salon against Matt Stoller’s piece, itself titled “The Progressive Case Against Obama.” Coyote’s piece is titled “The Progressive Case For Obama.”
|By: cassiodorus Wednesday October 31, 2012 10:00 am|
|By: David Dayen Thursday June 28, 2012 6:36 pm|
I saw a live preview of this show back in February in Los Angeles, and I can say that it represents a major shift in the range of opinions allowed on broadcast television. What passes for “liberal” on TV and in most of our media is extremely narrowed and constrained, with views very much in line with the political establishment. Heck, Richard Cohen is still seen as a liberal voice on the Washington Post editorial page. But this show, if the previews are any indication, will deconstruct the media and describe its narratives, in ways we haven’t really seen before.
|By: masaccio Sunday January 22, 2012 10:40 am|
Even the 99.9th% figured out that they are garbage to their oligarch owners. No wonder the rest of us are worried about electing an oligarch president.
|By: Eli Saturday August 6, 2011 12:30 pm|
Hey, remember all those Obama supporters who used to tell us that what looked like weakness and cluelessness to us was really cunning eleventy-dimensional chess moves designed to outfox the Republicans in the long run? Well, they were sort of right…