5 Great Progressive Columnists' Advice and Ideas on the Coming Obama Era

The following are five recent articles by AlterNet columnists on the issues Obama and his supporters face during the presidential transition.

Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman: How Obama Can Help Redeem the White House

 On Inauguration Day, Obama could outlaw torture. It would be a tribute to those slaves who built his new home, the White House.

Sean Gonsalves

Sean Gonsalves: Obama's Opening Moves

 Now is the time to mobilize so we can establish the style, pace and structure of Obama's presidency.

Robert Scheer

Robert Scheer:Cold War Hawks Hovering Around Obama

Why are Obama's closest advisers inveterate hawks who needlessly provoked tension with the Russians during the Cold War?

Norman Solomon

Norman Solomon: Corporate Media Try to Scare Obama Into Betraying Progressives

Bill Clinton's alleged lurch to the left in '92 is being used to push Obama to the right. Problem is, it never happened.

David Sirota

David Sirota: Why Are We Shocked By Obama's Centrism?

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

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