Stories by Sally Kohn

Sally Kohn, Chief Agitation Officer of the Movement Vision Lab, is a community organizer, writer and political commentator. You can read more about her work at: subscribe to Sally Kohn's feed

Posted on: Sep 16, 2012, Source: Salon

Wing nuts insist on their right to spew hate -- but demand that those who criticize them be "held accountable".

Posted on: Aug 15, 2012, Source: Salon

Paul Ryan is a living, breathing GOP example of how public infrastructure and private entrepreneurship work hand-in-hand.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives are attacking the role of government in stimulating jobs and new industry while praising the role of government in executing its citizens.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2011, Source:

The Republican field for 2012 is pretty competitive--when it comes to regressive statements and bigotry, that is.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Successful businesses of today support the public infrastructure for the business of tomorrow.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The GOP did good job feigning mainstream populism until last week, when it proudly stood its ground against not only core American values but also public opinion.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2011, Source: Movement Vision Lab

A meditation on the ideas and ideals shaping our lives.

Posted on: May 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Right now, the only interest we should worry about is our national interest.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We are being manipulated to give government handouts to the very same big banks and corporate scam artists that crashed our economy in the first place.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2010, Source: Christian Science Monitor

We can't let Glenn Beck and the Tea Party re-write American history to serve their agenda.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2010, Source: AlterNet

If only starting a social movement were as easy as spreading swag.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Why the United States Social Forum deserves to have a lot more influence than the negative agenda of the Tea Party crowd.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2010, Source: Movement Vision Lab

There's a right-wing movement afoot to repeal the 17th Amendment, which established direct election of U.S. senators by popular vote. Here's why its intentions are misplaced.

Posted on: May 25, 2010, Source: Movement Vision Lab

Ethnic studies are essential to our radically changing and diverse social landscape. Leaving them out of education would be a disservice to our children.

Posted on: May 7, 2010, Source: Movement Vision Lab

We shouldn't condemn individuals for trying to seek a better life here. More often than not, they're working harder than us.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2010, Source: Movement Vision Lab

Ferol Wegner wasn’t the type of person who would normally protest against the banking industry. But that was before she lost 30 percent of her pension in the economic downturn.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2010, Source: Movement Vision Lab

The American public ain't buying the spoon fed load of crap that Wall Street executives had our economic best interests at heart but just somehow, by accident, went astray.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2009, Source: Center for Community Change

Right-wing hate groups are hijacking America's economic distress to push their lethal agendas.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Unlike U.S. companies, most large Japanese corporations balance short-term opportunities with long-term needs.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2008, Source: Movement Vision Lab

Conservatives talk about "starving the beast" of government. But given that government feeds and nurtures us, we'd only be starving ourselves.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2008, Source: Movement Vision Lab

What's really at play here is persistent poverty and Wall Street seeking to make a dime off the poor, while Washington looks the other way.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2008, Source: Movement Vision Lab

Americans aren't known for their rational views on immigration. So it's no wonder we attack low-wage workers while celebrating immigrant athletes.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet

An open letter to our next American President.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2008, Source: Movement Vision Lab

This year's slate of Oscar nominations shows Americans are drawn to entertainment depicting the lonely future we're desperate to avoid.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet

An exchange between Gloria Steinem and progressive leader Sally Kohn about a recent NY Times op-ed on identity politics in the '08 campaign.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2007, Source: Center for Community Change

This Saturday, the Heartland Presidential Forum will bring politics back to the people.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Why is it that mainstream white media and white folks in general are so obsessed (once again) with OJ's guilt but paying little or no attention to the innocence of the Jena Six?

Posted on: Jan 7, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Who wants publicly financed elections, quality health care, and a public education system that works?

Posted on: Dec 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

An E. coli outbreak in China could spell disaster in your own dining room.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Democrats are tilted by their desire to win elections. As the center of politics is masqueraded as the new left, the right becomes the new center.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The rest of us can learn a lot from how the Amish community responded to last week's gruesome school shooting in Pennsylvania.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2005, Source: AlterNet

If we're stuck on the losing side of Washington, why not try to broaden the range of political debate to include our real vision for the future, rather than pitch a mushy, centrist vision for the country?