Feet to the Fire

Advice, prodding and encouragement for the Biden administration, the Democratic Party and those who wish them (and the country and planet) well.

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Congress will soon decide the fate and shape of legislation to (among many other things) create a modern-day CCC. The historian Neil Maher looks back at the profound political as well as environmental...
September 22, 2021
The Republicans have rendered one chamber of Congress dysfunctional. What do we do about it?
September 14, 2021
The Biden administration has packed much of its domestic agenda into one giant package of legislation. The next few weeks could decide its fate.   
September 9, 2021
We've learned a thing or two about how to build support for progressive values and candidates in Trump country. (Originally recorded in May 2021.)
September 3, 2021
The author, activist and NBC News commentator spent three years exploring the costs of racism and mapping a path to economic justice for "The Sum of Us." (Originally cast on 1/25/21)
August 25, 2021
America was headed that way, not so long ago. What if we had stayed on course? A conversation with Sam Pizzigati, Sarah Anderson and Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies.
August 18, 2021
The challenge of protecting students and taxpayers against predatory for-profit colleges.
August 11, 2021
They're in Congress. They're in the Biden Administration. They're Republicans as well as Democrats. And they're making a powerful case with voters.
August 4, 2021
And should political realism be a goal for American progressives right now?  
July 29, 2021
Deciphering the President's executive order on "promoting competition."
July 23, 2021

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