Stories by Guy T. Saperstein

Guy T. Saperstein is a past president of the Sierra Club Foundation; previously, he was one of the National Law Journal’s "100 Most Influential Lawyers in America." subscribe to Guy T. Saperstein's feed

Posted on: Jul 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It's time for a left-leaning celebrity to run—and win.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

She was exactly the wrong candidate for 2016.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Sullivan took Obama's critics to task for not recognizing his accomplishments--sadly, those accomplishments only appeal to "conservative-minded independents" like him.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The first thing Dems need to do is stop feeling sorry for themselves. They still control the presidency and have large majorities in the Congress.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Obama's war zone commanders are trying to box in his options and have him send thousands more troops to Afghanistan. Here's why he shouldn't give in to the pressure.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2009, Source: AlterNet

By every objective measure, the United States has a second-rate health care system -- and the only way to fix it is to create a public option.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

What opponents of affirmative action like Pat Buchanan fail to grasp is that this country was built on affirmative action -- for white males.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Charisma, change and vision vs. a gaffe-prone spent force: Obama will beat McCain and win 300 to 350 electoral votes.

Posted on: May 23, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Nothing reveals the Clintons' lack of principle so clearly as their assertion that Dem Party rules should be abandoned.

Posted on: May 9, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Before the talk of a Obama/Hillary "dream ticket" goes too far, are we talking about the the Republicans' dream, or everyone else's?

Posted on: Feb 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Is following public opinion the type of leadership that "experience" produces? If it is, maybe we need less of it.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2008, Source: AlterNet

John Edwards may be out of the race for the nomination, but he can still make a huge impact with the candidate he endorses.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

While Hillary Clinton maintains her lead in national polling among Democrats, in direct match-ups against Republicans, she consistently trails her competitors.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet

If the Dems hope to avoid another crushing, demoralizing defeat in a presidential election, they will need a coherent strategy on what to do about Iran.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Republican inaction about common-sense measures to make America more safe has opened the door for Democrats to take back this issue.

Posted on: May 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

"Third Way," a centrist foreign policy outfit gaining some influence inside DC's Beltway, may be undermining progressive efforts.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Our $2 trillion healthcare industry is not only unhealthy, it is unsustainable. Why universal Medicare is the way to get universal healthcare without collapsing the system.