Trump may not be a Federalist Society member, but he is proving to be its useful idiot.
Associate Editor Keith Pochick walks us convincingly through the critical importance of Democratic unity in 2018. A must-read Op-Ed. “A prison administrator dealing with captured American enlisted men for the first time should be warned: Expect no brotherly love, even between brothers. There will be no cohesion between the individuals. Each will be a sulky … Continue reading Democratic Unity – The Only Way to Create a Blue Wave
Editor Keith Pochick takes us on a very personal account of his family's journey through the American dream. A couple of months ago, I drove home to Appalachian Virginia to visit my dad. I don’t make it up there as often as I should, and for weeks he had been asking me to come up. … Continue reading Is it Too Late to Save the American Dream?
Associate Editor Keith Pochick offers some critical planks for a Dem platform that would frame the party's values. “If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” -- Thomas Paine. The 2018 midterms are rapidly approaching and Democratic enthusiasm is higher than most of us can ever … Continue reading Creating A Strong, Cohesive Democratic Platform
Teacher and activist Nicholas Ferroni speaks with Keith Pochick about the history and importance of organized labor in the US. Today, DemWritePress is joined by Nicholas Ferroni, a high-school history teacher, outspoken feminist, and advocate for Democratic ideals. Mr. Ferroni is a high school teacher and nationally recognized social activist who educates, mentors, and inspires students … Continue reading The American Labor Movement, Collective Bargaining & Education
“We’re tribal — we evolved for tribalism. It’s how we created society. We’re not doomed to always be fighting each other, but we’ll never have world peace.” -- Jonathan Haidt. One constant throughout history is war. When one tribe competes with another for resources, conflict is the inevitable result. Most Americans my age have been … Continue reading Tribalism is here to stay. So let’s focus on growing the ‘American Tribe.’
“The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased and not impaired in value.” -- Teddy Roosevelt, 1910A century ago, America was led by a Republican President. Though he was born into New York wealth, at a young age he developed a … Continue reading ‘Conservative’ and ‘Conservationist’ Are Now Antonyms, Thanks to the GOP