Jul 7, 2014

At some point, U.S. progressives must stand

by Ted Rall

You would think that, at a certain point, liberals in the U.S. with any dignity would get sick of being used and abused by Democratic Party candidates. Don't expect the dysfunctional relationship between liberals and Democrats to get any better for 2017.

Jun 19, 2014

Political earthquake in Virginia

The primary election defeat of the second-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives by an unheralded economics professor upends the conventional wisdom that the tea party had slid into oblivion.

Author divides U.S. into 11 American nations

Nov 12, 2013

Author divides U.S. into 11 American nations

Red states and blue states? Flyover country and the coasts? How simplistic. Colin Woodard, a reporter at the Portland (Maine) Press Herald and author of several books, says North America can be broken neatly into 11 separate nation-states, where dominant cultures explain voting behaviors ...