The Anderson File

A reason for hope

While the media’s attention has been focused on the Trump circus, an impressive number of progressives have been winning local races around the country....

Paul Ryan wants all of us to live in Kansas

House Speaker Paul Ryan wants his trickle-down tax “reform” passed this year. Speaking before the National Association of  Manufacturers (NAM) annual convention recently, he said, ...

Infrastructure for the 1 percent

The American Society of Civil Engineers grades our national infrastructure a D-plus. We desperately need to modernize our roads, bridges, schoolhouses, railways, airports and...

Russia: How it got where it is and where it’s going

Russia, Russia, Russia. Every day brings new stories of intrigue involving Russia and Trump. But there isn’t too much in the mainstream media about...

What Republicans have proposed isn’t health care

The battle over health care is literally a life and death struggle. In a piece in the Washington Post, doctors David Himmelstein and Steffie...

Laugh, don’t fight

On April 15, a distinctly disturbing event took place in Berkeley, California. Several hundred proto-fascists gathered in a downtown park. They were armed and...

May Day is still relevant

With total control of the federal government, Trump and the Republicans have encountered remarkably massive resistance as they begin to roll back decades of...

What we need to learn from Viking economics

In these days of Trumpian madness, George Lakey offers hope for progressives looking for strategies of social change. He has written a wonderful book...

The Bernie revolution rolls on

In a volatile and anxious time when people’s lives are being upended, cautious middle-of-the-roaders fail to inspire while those who propose big alternative visions...

Not-so-innocent hyperbole

Only 11 percent of the media coverage of the 2016 presidential primaries dealt with the candidates’ policy positions, leadership abilities and professional histories according...

Trump’s Bizarro World

In the 1960s, DC introduced “Bizarro World” in their Superman comic books. It is the fictional planet of “htraE” (“Earth” spelled backwards) where everything...

Public banking in North Dakota

North Dakota is one of the three most conservative states in the United States, according to Gallup. Wyoming is number one, with self-identified conservatives...
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