From Wall Street To K Street

The nation’s capital is about to be occupied. The folks behind the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations plan to bring their protests to another address synonymous with corporate influence: K Street in Washington, the home to big-dollar lobbyists who often trade campaign cash for political favors on behalf of powerful pro-business interests. … Continue reading

Van Jones: Progressives Went From ‘A Movement To A Movie’

Declaring that progressives had “the wrong theory of the presidency,” prominent progressive activist Van Jones argues progressives became too passive after the election of President Obama in 2008. Acnowledging that some on the left have become disappointed in Obama, the real problem lies not in the president — but rather … Continue reading