CANADIAN SCANDALMONGERING….Of all things, Canadian politics has finally prompted Rivka to break radio silence and update her blog. On Friday she published a long post about the Jean Brault scandal that’s got everything: alleged payoffs, party corruption, a judicial gag order, American blogs defying the gag order, and much more. Go read. It’s much better than the Economist’s bloodless version of the story.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrThere's Only One Way to End Gridlock in WashingtonFor activism to be successful in our current political climate, we must vote in a Blue tsunami.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWhy the Left Can't Walk Away from Its Farmer-Labor RootsFascism arises when workers are won over to right-wing appeals to racial or religious solidarity.