Luke Brinker

CONTRIBUTIONS

The flaws of ahistorical activism

The progressive policies of Israel’s government are in line with the broader views of activists that dismiss it as an apartheid state.

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May 21, 2013

The politics of paranoia

The far-right’s tendency to unjustly vilify those that oppose its views is becoming a central facet of the modern GOP.

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May 7, 2013

All things in moderation

Despite promising to advance a progressive agenda, Obama is moving too close to center on key issues in his second term.

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April 23, 2013

Antisocial conservatism

Dems shouldn’t let concerns about losing support detract from the positives of GOP’s increasing acceptance of same-sex marriage.

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April 9, 2013

A change in political climate

In Obama’s second term, the issue of climate change may gain renewed traction.

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March 12, 2013

Party planning

If Hillary declines to run in 2016, Democrats will have to figure out what their party stands for.

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February 25, 2013

Scouting the horizon

The Boy Scouts of America risk being on wrong side of history by making discrimination an option.

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February 11, 2013

A second chance at change

After four years of struggling to articulate his agenda, Obama's MLK Day inaugural speech could signal a new political moment.

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January 29, 2013

In Lew of progress

Obama’s Treasury nominee is more a creature of Wall Street than Main Street.

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January 14, 2013

A deficit of good ideas

Fix the Debt is more concerned with its wealthy donors than building a bright future.

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December 4, 2012