Stories by Robert L. Borosage

Robert Borosage is co-director of the Campaign For America's Future, and he has written on political, economic, and national security issues for publications including The New York Times and The Nation. subscribe to Robert L. Borosage's feed

Posted on: May 23, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

And launch a major debate about what the party stands for.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2011, Source: Blog for Our Future

Conservative and corporate elites are stoking the turmoil, and using fear to panic a public into accepting harsh measures that would be otherwise unacceptable.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2010, Source: Blog for Our Future

The White House is bolstering the conservative tax cut mantra as it tries to tell us that more money for the rich is what America needs now.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2010, Source: Campaign for America's Future

There's a lot Obama can do to fix the economy: direct public hiring, local aid, invest in energy infrastructure and much more.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2010, Source: Campaign for America's Future

From Sarah Palin to John Boehner to the operatives pulling Tea Party strings, conservatives seek to block every reform on the progressive agenda. We must fight back.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2010, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Most Americans are only beginning to sense just how unified the Republican minority has been in obstruction. It's dubious that this is a winning political strategy.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2009, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Obama will increasingly have to choose -- whether to hold to his vision and raise the stakes, or compromise his vision to cut the deal.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2009, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Senators are catering to the private insurance industry that has profited from the problem rather than helping to solve it.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2009, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Obama has demonstrated remarkable mastery of the powers of the presidency. Have we mastered the power of the citizenry to empower the president?

Posted on: Feb 13, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

The plan won't admit where we are: the major banks in the US are insolvent. They aren't addled by a temporary fever. They are broke.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Congress might adjourn without acting on the deepening economic crisis, leaving Obama to inherit the catastrophe.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2008, Source: Campaign for America's Future

With $700 billion in taxpayers' money at stake, surely it would be wise to have an independent board that can hold Paulson accountable.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2008, Source: The Nation

Obama will be the president we want him to be if we mobilize support on the progressive issues and ward off the influence of entrenched interests.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Want to learn how to make $50 million and not pay taxes? More than a quarter of large U.S. corporations do it every year.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

McCain's health plan will only work for the young, healthy and lucky. This could be the the issue that costs him the election.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Obama takes a clean, connecting swing at Bush and McCain's disastrous economic policies.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Since the GOP candidates all pledge allegiance to Bush's policies, it is worth taking a look at the implications.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2008, Source:

Roe v. Wade is still standing. But consumers, workers, small investors, and the freedoms of Americans are taking it in the ear.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2007, Source: Huffington Post

Americans are crying out for someone to do something.

Posted on: May 23, 2007, Source:

Congress is poised to vote on a funding bill for Iraq that offers no change of course. Those who vote for it will be undermining the troops and enabling a rogue President.