Tag Archives: collective action

What’s Left For Regressives?

Flush from the gay rights victory at the Supreme Court, “progressives” are now wondering what’s left for the progressive movement. Writing in Slate magazine, for example, Barry Friedman and Dahlia Lithwick offer up a laundry list of progressive causes that they be-lieve all good progressives should pursue, now … Continue reading

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Collective Action Without Big Government

During his second inaugural speech, Obama called for more “collective action” on the part of the American people, and in the process, knocked down a straw man by which he implied that those who disagree with him cling to a theory of individual action that is … Continue reading

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Serving People

The Washington Post is reporting that Jay Rockefeller, senator from West Virginia, will not seek reelection after serving almost 30 years in that position. It surely has to be reckoned as a flaw of democracy when voters of a state or … Continue reading

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Demanding Collective Action

In his second inaugural speech, President Obama calls for “collective action” on the part of the American people, claiming that: For the American people can no more meet the demands of today’s world by acting alone than American soldiers could have … Continue reading

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