Stories by David Sirota

David Sirota is a best-selling author of the new book "Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live In Now." He hosts the morning show on AM760 in Colorado. E-mail him at ds@davidsirota.com, follow him on Twitter @davidsirota or visit his website at www.davidsirota.com. subscribe to David Sirota's feed

Posted on: Dec 24, 2008, Source: Blog for Our Future

Last night, Rachel Maddow did something I never thought I'd see a journalist do ...

Posted on: Dec 3, 2008, Source: Blog for Our Future

Between this move and the move to wait to repeal the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy, it looks like Obama is breaking some promises.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2008, Source: Blog for Our Future

We're not talking about theory anymore -- we're talking about empirical fact.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2008, Source: Open Left

I ask this based on the Obama appointments - my back-of-the-envelope estimate is that they are 90 percent Clinton administration officials.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2008, Source: Open Left

"The left has been foiled again. They can rant and rage but they still do not put the fear into folks to actually change their votes."

Posted on: Nov 14, 2008, Source: Open Left

Maddow took all the arguments against Joe and summed them up in a really great piece last night.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2008, Source: Open Left

Good news for Barack: Paul will appear on Montana's ballot in November.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2008, Source: Open Left

Mostly the ugly...

Posted on: Feb 23, 2008, Source: Open Left

It's NAFTA stupid.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2008, Source: Open Left

Egomania knows no bounds and no loyalty - not even to the founding principles of democracy.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2008, Source: Open Left

On the Democratic side, Edwards class-based campaign has pushed candidates like Clinton and Obama to lately vent more populist themes

Posted on: Nov 1, 2007, Source: WorkingForChange.com

David Sirota: Wynn represents part of the corrupt Washington Establishment, the Money Party that both Republicans and Democrats are a part of.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Democrats' spinelessness and unprincipled calculation imperils the efforts to end the war and reform health care.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Conservatives economic elitism rejected by one of the most reliable conservative ideologues in one of the most reliably conservative strongholds.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: The big chance to stand with the little guy, split apart conservatives' coalition and protect the environment all at the same time.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Men like David Broder, Joe Klein and George Will are afraid the politicians in D.C. are going to start listening to the people instead of them.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Doing good and doing well is not something to be looked down upon by the progressive movement.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: What are the deeper questions the Barack Obama fundraising bonanza raises about American politics?

Posted on: Jul 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: The era of the right's economic message potency is over in the Rocky Mountain West - and that creates opportunities for Democratic politicians and progressive movement activists.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: The progressive movement must support movement progressives if we are going to grow our voice in the political debate.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: A Fox News appearance shows that we've reached a point where facts are no longer just discarded or spun, but are actively ridiculed.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Will one of America's leading presidential candidates denounce one of the Right's leading extremist groups?

Posted on: Jun 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Michael Moore tells Colorado it's time for America to deal with the immoral health care profiteers.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: The presidential candidate who has spent one third of his life as a corporate lobbyist in Washington, D.C.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Former Clinton officials hired to push a deal for a government that helps execute union organizers.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Will the Senate make sure the H-1B visa program doesn't undercut domestic wages and jobs?

Posted on: Jun 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: A new upcoming opportunity to amplify the voice of the progressive movement.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: More data debunking one of the most insidious myths plaguing our nation's political discourse.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Projecting weakness has a lot less to do with issues than it does with refusing to wield the power the public has given you.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: The CEO of the largest oil company on the planet resorts to Rumsfeldian contortions on global warming at his annual shareholder meeting.

Posted on: May 28, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Politicians and pundits pretend they are merely innocent and powerless bystanders to the most serious national security crisis in contemporary American history.

Posted on: May 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: The real GOP agenda behind their new trade deal is revealed and the Democrats are playing right into their hands.

Posted on: May 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: The Right goes to war...with itself.

Posted on: May 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: $19 million in drug industry campaign contributions buy a big Senate vote yesterday.

Posted on: May 7, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Would you rather get your news from those who admit their biases or those who claim they have none?

Posted on: May 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Why is the Washington press corps refusing to even ask about major hypocrisy?

Posted on: May 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Beware - the class war may be coming to a town near you.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Progressives notch a huge victory on the biggest economic issue of all - globalization.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: Skip the political pontificators and go right to the business press if you want answers about what's really going on.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2007, Source: AlterNet

David Sirota: The truth once again trampled by a television panel stacked with conservatives.

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