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Iran’s Nuclear Noise

Iran is making noise in the wake of the IAEA’s censure last week. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told Iran’s state TV that the country will now build an…

Moving to the Right, Without Direction

Today’s Washington Post features a big new poll of self-identified Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. Unsurprisingly, these voters don’t like Barack Obama, don’t like the general direction of…

Yet More on the Filibuster and Polarization

I was going to title this post, “Ed Kilgore, You are Dead to Me,” but then again, I like Ed a lot, and he’s far…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Progressive Fix would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy the holiday. Regular blogging will resume on Monday.

Time to Panic for Obama?

Sometime around 1:00 pm last Friday, you may have heard a loud caterwauling outside your window. That was the sound of the punditry class going…

Charlie Crist’s Blasphemy

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate facing a conservative challenger who is attracting a lot of attention, support and…

A Different Take on the Financial Transaction Tax

Having just joined the Progressive Policy Institute from a stint on Wall Street, I’d like to offer a different perspective on the financial transactions tax…

Notes on the Hunger Problem and Volunteering

Coming on the heels of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent report on food insecurity in the U.S., the New York City Coalition Against Hunger…

The Little Republic that Could

Listening to the Scorpions’ “Wind of Change” while sitting in a restaurant in Pristina, the capital of the disputed Republic of Kosovo, on the 20th…

Progressives Show Growing Acceptance to Nuclear

In today’s Washington Post comes a good piece on the growing role of nuclear energy in the discussion over what to do about climate change:…