This Election Wasn’t About Trump

This Election Wasn’t About Trump

When a political puck named Dick Tuck lost a California senate election in 1966, he famously conceded: “The people have spoken. The bastards.” So now that the people have spoken up for Donald Trump, were they saying that they embrace his xenophobic,...
I Think They Can

I Think They Can

Like that little choo-choo in the classic children’s book “The Little Engine that Could,” Moral Monday is the little movement that says, “I think I can” and keeps chugging up the hill. This new progressive coalition became a full-throttle...
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Progressive Promise

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Progressive Promise

A new year brought a new mayor and new hope for progressive change to America’s largest city. “We are called to put an end to economic and social inequalities that threaten to unravel the city we love,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said at his...
Obama’s Battle Hymn of the Republic

Obama’s Battle Hymn of the Republic

I don’t think President Barack Obama gave a good inaugural address this time. I think it was a great one. He began with the principles of freedom and equality that inform our founding document, the Declaration of Independence, and followed our journey through...
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