liberalism

Why Being Liberal Doesn’t Equate To Being An Ally

Why Being Liberal Doesn’t Equate To Being An Ally

The principles of groups like Black Lives Matter are wonderful. For too long, brown people in America have been ignored, denigrated to less than human, marginalized, oppressed, and systemically abused. In recent years, increased instances of police brutality that have almost always seemed packed with racist undertones, as well as killings of unarmed individuals whose […]

Why Angela Merkel Is Now The Leader Of The Free World (VIDEO)

Why Angela Merkel Is Now The Leader Of The Free World (VIDEO)

They called it the German “question” but in truth, it was more of a German problem. Where Germany stands today in its place there was once the Holy Roman Empire — a loose collection of states, principalities, duchies, and territories that was, according to French writer and philosopher Voltaire:  “In no way holy, nor Roman, nor an empire.” […]

4 Ways To Defend Being Liberal To Your Conservative Family Members On Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

4 Ways To Defend Being Liberal To Your Conservative Family Members On Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

While politics always brings out the more spirited side of people, it’s safe to expect those feelings to be a bit more intense this Thanksgiving. With these four defenses of the Liberal, progressive philosophy, you can stand your ground when the conversation gets political, and vehemently defend your beliefs if things get ugly. There are […]

151 Progressive Achievements Proving Liberalism Is A Gift From The Future (Video)

151 Progressive Achievements Proving Liberalism Is A Gift From The Future (Video)

Everything is going to be okay. We promise. Just take this amazing election season for instance. The Democrats have two stellar candidates vying gallantly for our party’s nomination: A woman with more political experience and prowess than any other presidential candidate in history, and a far Left Socialist who has ignited the passions of young […]

Are Liberals Intolerant? A Liberal Columnist Thinks So

Are Liberals Intolerant? A Liberal Columnist Thinks So

The Republican Party embodies intolerance. Conservative policies are inhospitable to gays, to people of color, to women, and so are the people who promote those policies. Isn’t that a core argument progressives make? After all, inclusiveness is considered one of the most important defining characteristics of being a liberal. But what if liberals are intolerant too? New […]

Is Debbie Wasserman Schultz The Leader The Democratic Party Needs?

Is Debbie Wasserman Schultz The Leader The Democratic Party Needs?

Suppose you are in charge of a major company that operates all over the country. You have one major competitor. Every two years each of you put the best products that you have to offer in front of the public. You ask the public to decide which product they prefer more. Despite being viewed more favorably by […]

Donald Trump — An Astonished Englishman Shares A View From Across The Pond

Donald Trump — An Astonished Englishman Shares A View From Across The Pond

I, like so many, have looked on in astonishment and cringed at the recent actions of Donald Trump. He has mocked the mentally ill, slammed the Islamic Community, and suggested that England has become radicalized! Putting it mildly he hasn’t come across too well with liberals. The most disturbing thing is probably that some people take him seriously. Of […]

Young Americans Increasingly Associate Themselves With Democratic Party

Young Americans Increasingly Associate Themselves With Democratic Party

Since 2006, young Americans — those between 18 and 29 — have increasingly?preferred the Democratic Party to the Republican Party, according to a new poll by Gallup. For a whole decade, between 1993 and 2003, nearly half of all young people identified as either Democratic or left-leaning, while 42 percent of the same age group […]

Sliding To The Left: Liberalism Growing In America

Sliding To The Left: Liberalism Growing In America

Results of a series of Gallup polls released on January 10 offer progressive political promise for the new year: the number of Americans who self-identify as liberal reached a new high of 23 percent in 2013. The results don’t necessarily indicate any changing of conservative minds, who retain a 38-percent presence, but a shift from […]