HAPPY BIRTHDAY….If you were born this minute ? or if you just hopped over the border from Sonora ? you’ve put us semi-officially over the top. Congratulations! We can finally stop saying the population of the United States is “nearly 300 million.” As of one minute from now, it’s “over 300 million.”
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.