VIDEO: Max Blumenthal Addresses the New America Foundation

By: Thursday December 5, 2013 6:09 pm

On Tuesday, author, journalist and videographer Max Blumenthal addressed the New America Foundation, to a packed house, in the ballroom of the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The foundation, which had been subjected to enormous pressure from Zionist organizations to cancel the event, is still being attacked for having gone through with their commitment to present the young author, as he described the background and content of his recent book, Goliath: Life sand Loathing in Greater Israel.

 

MENA Mashup: AIPAC, The Grey Lady, Iran, and the P5+1

By: Sunday November 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Meanwhile, there’s a Battle Royal happening in the Halls of Congress and DC.

Public Option Revisionist History

By: Monday November 11, 2013 8:40 am

Conservatives tried their best to kill the public option but they really deserve almost no credit for its demise. The public option was murdered by President Obama, in the backroom, with secret industry deals and the help of his close personal friend Sen. Joe Lieberman.

Don’t Shoot The Messenger: Russell Brand Shouts Out Occupy, Predicts Revolution in Epic BBC Interview

By: Friday October 25, 2013 2:00 pm

In an epic 10 minute interview on BBC’s Newsnight – Russell Brand calmly and meticulously addresses everything from income inequality to corruption to corporate interests to revolution while explaining how his opinions render it impossible for him to cast a ballot in good conscious.

Response to Nancy Keenan in Salon: Let’s Set the Record Straight on Millennials and Abortion. Again

By: Wednesday January 9, 2013 4:49 pm

Another day, another article about whether or not Millennials care about access to safe abortion care, this time in the form of an interview with outgoing NARAL President Nancy Keenan in Salon in which the commitment of our generation to this issue is once again questioned.

It is time to put to rest the questioning about Millennials and whether they care about access to safe abortion care. It is time to get to work. Too much is at stake, too much ground has been lost, and, for far too many women, safe and affordable abortion care is out of their reach.

So, let’s set the record straight. Again.

Matt Stoller vs. Peter Coyote and the Case Against the Case for Obama

By: Wednesday October 31, 2012 10:00 am

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.”

Reports of Public Option’s Demise Greatly Exaggerated –or- What Happens When You Get Your Story from a DNC Press Release

By: Friday December 11, 2009 8:35 am

Congress Daily is reporting that Reid is going to file “simultaneous cloture motions” on a package of bills, none of which he appears to have the votes for. Bart Stupak is saying they’re talking about throwing it in the omnibus bill, and beating members into passing it with “voting against the troops.”

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