Editors' Blog

Podcast: Labor’s Independence and the Stakes in the 2012 Elections

Today we discuss responses to a recent speech delivered by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the political independence of the labor movement.

Engels on American elections

The movement for working-class power is a process of both working for the moment and building the long-term structures for change.

New Podcast Episode Available: The Road to the 2012 Election (Part 1)

The 2012 elections may be 18 months away but it time now to organize for a people's victory.

How Many Times Can History Repeat Itself as Farce?

I used to write some PA blog  articles on the general theme of "capitalism gone mad.  Today there was a news event which  raised my satirical sensibility.  Donald Trump for President? 

Some Thoughts from an Economist for Obama

A good friend of mine, Shanti Tangri, a Professor Emeritus of Economics, from Rutgers and I were talking about the Republican gains in the House and why the made those gains

"Idiot's Delight" Some Rain on the Republican's Parade

Last night, while channel surfing, I came across the former Saturday Night Live performer, failed sports commentator, and middle range rightwing comedian  Dennis Miller on the Tonight Show making bad jokes about "Obama Care" "kicking ass for terrorists" while calling himself someone who was "socially liberal" and "economically conservative(Dwight Eisenhower,...

Irony and Hate Mail From Your Local Tea Party

In response to a recent blog post here (The Role of Hate in the 2010 Elections), here at PA we've gotten an interesting batch of what can only be described as hate mail – from both left and right.

Important election data

All of what we know about this election so far indicates that it was mostly a media-created, corporate financed coup.

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