Once upon a time, I worked for Sam’s Club, which is owned by Walmart. When Forward Progressives first launched, I still had a lot of ties to my days working there, which meant I got quite a few “inside stories” as to how the company was operating internally. Such as an article I wrote exposing […]
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It’s no secret that most Republicans oppose any mention of a single-payer/Medicare-for-All health care plan. Despite the fact that nearly every other major country on Earth has some form of universal health care system in place for its citizens, the vast majority of the GOP is staunchly against ending the for-profit model we have here […]
When it comes to Republican voters, one thing that baffles many people on the left is why millions of Americans vote for a party that clearly doesn’t represent and/or fight for their own best interests. Election after election, poor and middle class Republican voters from all over the country proudly cast their votes for GOP […]
It’s not a coincidence that political discourse in this country has rapidly deteriorated over the last 20 or so years, which is the same amount of time America’s most-watched conservative entertainment network, Fox News, has existed. The network that once used the slogan “Fair and Balanced” has been anything but, often serving as nothing more […]
In 2016, Arik Bjorn ran for Congress against Joe “You Lie!” Wilson as the Democratic Party / Green Party fusion candidate in South Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District. Arik has been a regular contributor to Forward Progressives since 2013. Below is an interview excerpt from Arik’s pending book, So I Ran for Congress, which will be published […]
When it comes to Donald Trump, there’s plenty all of us can say about what a horrific, vile, and disgusting human being he truly is. That being said, we have to at least give him this much credit: He is exactly who he is. Does he lie a lot? Nearly all of the time. Does […]
Once upon a time, my debates with my conservative counterparts were mostly about ideological differences. Sure, there were some factual clashes during the debates from time to time, but there weren’t many instances where indisputable facts were dismissed as “opinion” simply because they chose not to believe in them. Even when you quote someone like […]