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Stuck somewhere between the Old Left and the New Left

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Diaries published: 230 (90 days since last diary on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 09:34 AM PST)

Comments posted: 1442 (4 days since last comment on Sun May 24, 2015 at 03:09 PM PDT)

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Almost everywhere you look, the news for progressives hasn't been good. Republicans have been seizing control of state after state, and enacting terrible laws. That's what makes the victory on Net ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 09:34 AM PST with 5 Recommends
(cross-posted here ) The idea in a nutshell: economies of scale achieved by mass-producing goods for the lower classes help to make high-end versions of these goods more affordable for the upper ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 08:05 AM PST with 8 Recommends
If you're interested in the energy that powers civilization, whether it's clean, dirty, or something else, you really need to understand the distinction between "power" and "energy". They're not the ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 07:50 AM PST with 5 Recommends
It's amazing to see President Obama (finally) taking the initiative with a flurry of policy actions and proposals: immigration, climate change, faster Internet, methane emissions—the list goes on ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 10:15 AM PST with 0 Recommends
As you probably know, Republicans are corrupting the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office by insisting it use “dynamic scoring”: pretending that tax cuts don’t increase the deficit, even ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2015 at 08:35 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The other day I happened to overhear a conversation between two people, neither of them fundamentalists or right-wingers of any stripe. The theme of their dialogue was that adopting a gay lifestyle ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 04:21 PM PST with 3 Recommends

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