Stories by Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson is the lead blogger at Seeing the Forest, a Fellow at Campaign for America's Future, a Senior Fellow at Renew California (and their Speak Out California site) and a Fellow at the Commonweal Institute. subscribe to Dave Johnson's feed

Posted on: Nov 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Clinton's prescription offers incremental change, at exactly the time so many are realizing that we need need transformational change.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

For decades the corporate media has force-fed “conventional wisdom” free-market economic nonsense to the American public.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2011, Source: Blog for Our Future

Here are some reality-based charts to help knock down absurd right-wing propaganda about the economy.

Posted on: May 26, 2011, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Here is a fact: today when you hear from Republicans you are hearing from Wall Street, giant oil companies, huge multinational firms and a few billionaires, period.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2011, Source: Blog for Our Future

Many people don’t understand our country’s problem of concentration of income and wealth because they don’t see it, but a picture is worth 1,000 words.

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

That Washington Post headline is the manufactured reality. Here's your "sharp focus": The public hates this!

Posted on: Oct 25, 2010, Source: Campaign for America's Future

The public has been misled on a ton of issues like tax cuts, the deficit, the economy, and the cost of health care.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2010, Source: Blog for Our Future

A comparison of what's in the Social Security Trustees' report with what they're saying is in the report.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2010, Source: Campaign for America's Future

The anti-government, pro-corporate-rule Reagan Revolution screwed a lot of things up for regular people and for the country.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2009, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Because corporations are people too.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2009, Source: Campaign for America's Future

What are you going to believe, what “free market” ideologues tell you or your own lying eyes?

Posted on: Jul 14, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

If Democrats don't act fast, they're going to lose control of the economic narrative.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Companies strong-arm consumers into rigged dispute resolution, expose reveals.

Posted on: May 12, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Security guards at Kaiser are supposed to be provided with health care after working for 90 days, but it turns out that many are not.

Posted on: May 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Al Gore has a new book coming out next week, and because he is telling the truth and a Democrat and Progressive leader, Al Gore will be smeared by the right-wing smear machine -- we must respond at the first attack.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The media interest surrounding Private Joshua Sparling's claim that he was spit at during the Washington, D.C., protest merits skepticism considering that his previous claims of victimhood have turned out inaccurate, and that he's been a frequent associate of right-wing figures such as Sean Hannity and Oliver North.