Tag Archives: Eugene Debs

Hillary, Bernie and Past Progressive Presidential Candidacies

I’m a Hillary supporter but I do like Bernie too. Bernie inspires the idealism of the young and has an agenda that would challenge powerful financial and political interests. But does Bernie have the political and tactical skills to maneuver … Continue reading

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Carl Sandburg- American Poet

Last week I watched a PBS documentary called The Day Carl Sandburg Died and I learned a lot about the life of poet and biographer Carl Sandburg. Previously I knew that Sandburg had written some acclaimed biographies of Abraham Lincoln, … Continue reading

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Progressives and Their Changing Views of Government

Over the past month, I’ve been noticing a strong anti-government strain to many of the protests in the recent town hall meetings to discuss health care reform. These strong anti-government feelings run very strong among conservatives, while liberals tend to … Continue reading

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