The End is Nigh?

Dan Conley, who served as an aide to former Virginia Gov. L. Douglas Wilder, posted a must-read article at Salon this past Thursday (h/t jrootham @ BnR) detailing how any future concessions by the Clinton campaign might play out. Using Wilder’s departure from the 1994 Virginia senate race as an...

The Human Touch

When it comes to successful anti-racist activism, Carmen Van Kerckhove of Racialicious reminds us that facts and statistics aren’t enough to instill change; focusing on the human dimension is a more effective method of inspiration: When I think back on how my own views about race have evolved over my...

Dream Country

“Hope is what I saw in the eyes of the folks going to caucus last night… . If you ware willing to reach for what you know in your gut is possible. If you believe, as I believe, that we have to reach out and give the next generation the same chances that somebody gave us, if you believe in keeping the...

Obamamania!

(originally uploaded by Barack Obama) Jack Turner asks “Where were you last night? Your kids may ask you in 20 years: “How did it feel to experience history?””‘ dnA was in Harlem: All the Obama volunteers told me how hard it was, even in Harlem, to convince folks that an Obama...

Iowa Aftermath: The Republican Identity Crisis

(originally uploaded by mikehuckabee08) Robert G. Kaiser on the apparent collapse of the GOP big tent: …The Reagan coalition is indeed fracturing, and the Republican Party is now certifiably in the midst of an [identity] crisis. This does NOT mean there is no hope for the Republican candidate next...

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