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Happy Birthday, Ronnie Lee!

Ronnie Lee founded the Animal Liberation Front. The ALF is the blueprint for revolution, for animal liberation, for the future of mankind. Future generations may not know of all that we have done, but they will know that Ronnie Lee lit the fuse! Ronnie, I am proud to count you as a friend and comrade!…

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a rally at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Bernie Wants Progressives to Takeover the Democrats. If You Aren’t Going to Help, Please Get Out of the Way!

Unlike conservatives and those on the right, progressives and leftists are difficult to herd. We are freethinkers, independent, we constantly question authority, we express our opinions. We are not automatons. Nowhere is that more apparent than in our approach to our political options. Organizing the left is like the proverbial problem of herding cats. Conservatives…

My Friend is Dying of Lou Gehrig’s Disease

The year was 1973. I was a newly minted stockbroker in the employ of Paine, Webber, Jackson, and Curtis, fresh out of training from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut. I was duly licensed by the New York and American Stock Exchanges, the New York Mercantile Exchange, and the Chicago Board of Trade, ready and able…

Boston Tea Party destroying tea in Boston Harbor December 16, 1773.

Progressives Must Adopt the Tea Party Playbook

I live in cobalt blue California. There was no possibility of anyone other than Hillary carrying the state. Trump couldn’t have won here, so I got to vote my conscience: Jill Stein. Like many Berners. I could not bring myself to vote for Hillary. I hoped Trump would win, and I counseled progressives in swing…