Articles tagged: democrats

  • Democrats Need To Reclaim Their Heart and Soul

    Forum — April 17, 2017 (Carnival Preview)

    It’s a well-worn political cliche to say that rival factions within a political movement (e.g. the Tea Party vs. moderate Republicans) are “fighting for the soul” of their party. And the same cliche h...

  • America needs empathy, not division

    Forum — November 21, 2016

    With Donald Trump’s election to the office of President of the United States, the divide among the American people has widened: there are the bleeding-heart liberals who champion the fundamental right...

  • Sanders extends winning streak with victory in Wisconsin

    Elections — April 11, 2016 (Natrat/Carnival Preview)

    Last Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders (I–VT) won the Democratic primary in Wisconsin, with 56.6 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton’s 43.1 percent. Wisconsin follows a string of Sanders victories, b...

  • On the Issues: family leave gains steam in both parties

    Special — February 29, 2016

    Most countries in the world mandate paid family leave for new parents so they have time to spend with their babies before returning to a life at the office. America, however, has a strong business cul...

  • Obama must stop stalling real immigration reform

    Forum — September 15, 2014

    Campaigning takes up a lot of political officials’ time and money. Maybe it takes up too much. The process of re-election appears to be the main focus of political officials to the extent that they wi...

  • Fiscal progress rests on work, perseverance

    Forum — January 21, 2013

    With the quasi-resolution of the fiscal cliff comes new taxes for everyone. Some of Obamacare’s 19 taxes are starting to kick in. The payroll tax cut expired, and some new taxes on the wealthy, such a...

  • Three changes could fix fiscal cliff

    Forum — December 3, 2012

    For those of you who don’t know, the U.S. is currently facing what the Congressional Budget Office has determined to be a 1.3 percent Gross Domestic Prouct (GDP) contraction for the first half of 2013...