Election 2014: Corporations Triumph , Progressive Victories, and Roadmap for Democratic Revival

November 5, 2014 by Peter Dreier Election 2014: This post first appeared on MUNCIE, Indiana – Tuesday’s Republican wave of election victories did not reflect public opinion or the public mood. Instead it was the result of the GOP’s triumph in changing the rules of democracy to favor big business and conservative interest groups, […]


House Republicans Push Thru Pro-Life Bill

US House passes bill banning abortion after 20 weeks (via AFP) The US House of Representatives approved a Republican measure restricting abortion to the first 20 weeks after conception, one of the most stringent pro-life bills in the past decade. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act passed the chamber 228-196, largely along party lines, but […]