Stories by David Sirota

David Sirota is the author of the best-selling books Hostile Takeover and The Uprising. He hosts the morning show on AM760 in Colorado and blogs at OpenLeft.com. E-mail him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @davidsirota. subscribe to David Sirota's feed

Posted on: Jan 13, 2009, Source: Open Left

For starters: The Treasury says it doesn't need the money.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Will we finally accept the public policy and lifestyle changes that the real world now requires? Or will "Viva Las Vegas" always be America's motto?

Posted on: Dec 17, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future

The answer is yes ... now here's what to do about it.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Our bipartisan political Establishment and sycophantic Punditburo have been wrong on the economy over and over again.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2008, Source: Open Left

Obama aide Steve Hildebrand explicitly attacks "the left wing of the Democratic Party" with Fox News-style talking points.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2008, Source: AlterNet

In our nation, presidential pooches are front-page stories. Local democracy is, at best, filler surrounding classified ads and comic strips.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Obama's 'grass-roots' movement revolves around him, not progressive issues.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2008, Source: Open Left

Obama's early list of names for his staff doesn't bode well for all the progressive policy promises Obama made during the campaign.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future

America is a decidedly center-left nation, especially on the issue of health care. Obama now has a budget imperative to reform it immediately.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2008, Source: Open Left

Will progressives now start claiming the New York Times "hates" Obama?

Posted on: Nov 21, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The media are telling Obama to ditch the agenda he won on and appease electorally humiliated Republicans. This is the last thing he should do.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2008, Source: Open Left

The Hoover Institution is one of the major conservative think tanks in this country, so this is pretty incredible for its honesty.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Bush has his thumb on the Democratic Party's most divisive issue.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Americans envision enormous progress in the months ahead, and Democrats will have no one to blame for failure but themselves.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The final stretch of the Presidential race has become an ideological proxy war between Ronald Reagan and Franklin Roosevelt.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet

That's the question, as he slams Obama for his plan to lower taxes on the middle class and raise them on the super-rich.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2008, Source: Creators Syndicate

The ritzy elitist GOP senator from Oregon is the latest to find himself behind in the polls to a populist Democratic challenger.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future

What we are seeing from McCain is old-school right-wing populism: package tax cuts for the wealthy as a "gift" to regular folks.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Is Paulson looking to socialize risk and privatize gain? The answer could be the difference between economic disaster and recovery.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2008, Source: AlterNet

We now face market forces uninhibited by democratic governance. The bailout is an aggressive attempt to trade democracy for autocracy.

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