New Project: #rebelleft on Twitter, Tumblr

About #rebelleft on Twitter: The service only works if you have a public Twitter account (free to start and use). If you don’t, and there’s news you’d like to spread, simply ask for a retweet. All issues, news stories, commentaries, and updates from the left are welcome. When tweeting a...

The Real Reason Wright Won’t Go Away

Over the weekend, Rev. Jeremiah Wright engaged in two very high profile events, one being a Bill Moyers interview that received little more than a whisper in the political press and blogs, and a more mercurial speech delivered to the NAACP. It is interesting to note that there seems to be the slightest...

You Can Help Yourself, But Don’t Take Too Much

Donald Douglas looks at the coverage of the 40th anniverary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., and asks, “Will the Real MLK Please Stand Up?” If Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today, what would he be like? How would we treat his message and accomplishments? Would we admire him...

A Shotgun Divorce?

http://youtube.com/watch?v=fDj6x65S9ToI’ve been following the increasingly acrimoneous Ron Paul-related blogspat between David Neiwert and Glenn Greenwald with great interest. Not particularly concerned with the substance of the dispute, though I will admit to being sympathetic with Neiwert’s...