Weekly Pulse: Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Christine O’Donnell, Condoms, and Concussions
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday October 20, 2010 8:15 am|
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday October 19, 2010 9:00 am|
Earlier this month, Bank of America (BOA), the country’s largest bank, announced a moratorium on foreclosures in all 50 states.
|By: Garlin Gilchrist II Thursday October 7, 2010 8:09 am|
Lou Dobbs employed undocumented immigrants at the same time he railed against them. Disgusting, but not surprising.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday October 5, 2010 8:32 am|
Weekly Audit: One Nation with No Jobs
|By: TheMediaConsortium Thursday September 23, 2010 8:39 am|
Immigration reform activists suffered a disappointing setback this week. The Senate failed to muster enough votes to move forward with an annual defense authorization bill that would have included both the DREAM Act and a repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” as amendments. At Feet in Two Worlds, Sarah Kate Kramer has a good breakdown of the floor action.
As Kramer notes, not all is lost. The defense bill—and the DREAM Act with it—are certainly stalled, but Democrats say they plan to try again after midterm elections. The DREAM movement, for its part, seems invigorated by the close call.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday September 21, 2010 8:41 am|
President Barack Obama’s decision to appoint Elizabeth Warren to set up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) couldn’t have come at a more critical time.
|By: letsgetitdone Sunday September 19, 2010 8:02 pm|
Earlier this month, Thomas Geoghegan wrote a piece for The Nation telling the Democrats the ten things they could do to really get the base excited, and at the same time do good things for the country. Here’s his list.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday August 31, 2010 8:27 am|
Last week, Social Security advocates learned something they had long suspected. Arguments for cutting Social Security aren’t really about economics or the deficit. They’re all about waging war on social services.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday August 18, 2010 2:37 pm|
Is the IV Bag half-empty or half-full? Theda Skocpol, the author of a forthcoming book on President Barack Obama’s health care reforms, argues in the Nation that progressives are underrating reform.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Tuesday August 17, 2010 7:23 am|
by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger
The crazy conservative assault on government spending has become one of the most irrational economic policy debates in recent years.