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Massachusetts progressives working, writing, blogging and speaking for social and political change.

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Hillary Clinton pulled an Al Gore, with the popular vote but Electoral Colleage loss. The furious almost-haff of America wants Trump-style vengence. She was cool, gracious and Spock to his Kirk. Now what? Let's talk: The winning side's... more

I spent many years in Virginia and still identify with the best of us there. Thomas Jefferson in Notes on the State of Virginia (XVIII: Manners), "Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just..." As this motley, churlish... more

Let's play the game along with Republicans. They lost the POTUS yet again in 2012 and followed that with the promies and (dare we say) hope of the Growth & Opportunity Project (G.O.P.). That jocularly named autopsy detailed the failures,... more

For consistency, note that I called out GOP would-be POTUS Donald trump as a mommy's boy in June. HKe's still at it. Granted, Sen. Elizabeth Warren politically popularized "the sysetm is rigged" several years ago. Then realizing her... more

With relief, most of us look to Hillary Clinton's victory next month, and fending off Donald Trump's approach to the White House. What about the next go? Already, people are talk king about running for the Prez. Republicans like Paul Ryan... more

GOP Prez nominee Donald Trump keeps his puerile treatment of sex in the fore (insert foreplay joke here) of the campaign. Let's ask: Will this lead voters to see him as manly or immature? Will trying to blame Hillary Clinton for her... more

Hillary Clinton got ir right. Let's join her and keep it up...for the rest of our lives. Many Donald Trump supporters prove themselves in word and action to be hkate mongers. They need to be called out now and regularly. That may eventually get... more

Independents and self-described Conservatives are pissed. Number one is Congress does nothing. That's hard to argue with but easy to fix. Let's consider for a moment the odious Donald Trump's "What do you have to lose?" That's... more

Tansportation for Massachusetts (T4MA) wants real equityin pubilc transit. Interim Director Joshua Ostroff will talk about what's fair and how to get there. Gone are the cavalier acceptance of the blue collar and poor sucking it up while the... more

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