Tea parties are but the latest manifestation of right wing reactionary organizing. No matter what label you put on the package, however, movement conservatism can never become more than a pale imitation of progressive organizing. You will not find the tea party marching in the rain and snow. You will never see them confront the […]
Mississippi has nowhere to go but up. And if we pull Barbour’s finger, he can maybe show us how much he cares about civil rights for Mississippians. A #1stAL hashtag follower tweeted me this Matt Yglesias find at TIME about Ross Barnett, segregationist elected governor of Mississippi in 1959. The words have a sinister echo: […]
I caught this at Reuters last week. It’s an analysis of the likely outcome of the FCC’s net neutrality decision this week: “There aren’t really any better options for Copps and Clyburn than to support the chairman, despite their preference for tougher rules,” said Paul Gallant, an analyst with MF Global.