Lubbock Left, a blog hosted but not edited by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal:
Social conservatives and libertarians don’t get along. Here’s a FOX News opinion piece about the recent CPAC Conference illustrating that point. (To my friends on the right: yes, I occasionally read FOX News, holding my nose the whole time.) Social conservatives can’t stand libertarians wanting a voice within the Republican Party, though they courted libertarians eagerly enough in the 2010 election cycle, mostly through the TEA Party concept.
In regards to a possible 2012 presidential run, Nader says he is looking for another progressive candidate to get behind, but has not yet decided whether he will run himself again if he can’t find one that is willing and suitable. He brings up the unfairness of debate exclusion and ballot access barriers, and says he has a new “debate strategy” which he does not elaborate on.… Read more ...
A Green State of Mind: A Green Theoretical Journal(hosted by the Green Party of New York State) The Rise of the Populist-Progressive
by Darin Robbins [member of the GPNYS State Committee] May 22, 2009
The populist and progressive movements need each other, both historically and now, in order to present a real political alternative to the the interlocking system of militarism, religious fundamentalism, and corporations.… Read more ...