Hans John­son, a con­tribut­ing edi­tor of In These Times, is pres­i­dent of Pro­gres­sive Vic­to­ry, based in Los Ange­les and Wash­ing­ton, D.C. He is a colum­nist and com­men­ta­tor on labor, reli­gion and trends in state and nation­al politics.
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Extremism and Election 2010
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From Under the Bus to a Turn at the Wheel
Working or jobless, Ohioans eye help from president on tough road to recovery
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The Races to Watch
Democrats vie to capitalize on House and Senate vacancies
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Loyalty First
Palin's selection doesn't augur well for Washington's warped nomination process
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Jumping Ship
Citing social issues, local GOP officials are abandoning their party in droves
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California Rules!
A Defeat for Right-Wing Activism On and Off the Bench
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Demolition Crew Butts In Where Deft Organizers Need To Tread
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The Next Gay Moment?
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Primary Importance
For leaders of interest groups and social movements, power comes from being able to show elected officials that you know who, where, and how numerous these hell-or-high-water voters are within your ranks, and within their districts, at all times
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Running, With Scissors
The Republican drive to cut off voters is the sleeper issue of 2008
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God—And Progressives—Save This Honorable Court!
The Supreme Court's recent decisions further underscore the dire need to beat back the right's threats to basic fairness.
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The Administration Goes For Broke
The cost of Iraq adds new dangers to the GOP's anti-tax pledges
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Upon Her Shoulder: Women Gain Wider Role in Government and Politics
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Middle America Confronts Its Own Taliban
Extremism Split Michigan Republicans
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The Role of the Religious Right in the Foley Affair
The Religious Right will condemn others, but never holds themselves accountable.
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Wave of Party Switchers Hits Republicans
Citing extremism, more GOPers are joining the Democrats
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Two Faces of GOP Hate
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GOP Trashed in Special Elections
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Gay Rights Win in Maine Heralds Progress in 2006
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Scott Bloch’s Sad Saga
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A Healthy Choice
A movement builds to take on Wal-Mart
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A Test of Values
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Measuring Ballot Measures
Despite focus on anti-gay referendums, progressive ballot initiatives may have been the real story
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Wedge Issues
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The Home Front
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Fiction First, Spin Later
Bush values steer clear of facts and conservative tradition
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Party Hacks
Election chiefs trim voter rolls to benefit GOP
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Ghosts of Hatred Haunt GOP
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Make Judicious Appointments
Democrats must make a campaign issue of Bush’s full-court attack on basic values, such as liberty and equal protection.
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It’s Raining Amendment
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Coming to Grief
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Bush’s Sheldon Game
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The Brame Game
Unions are against new NLRB candidate's religion.