“So I Ran for Congress”: A Sneak Preview

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 […]

We can’t achieve positive progress by staying home when things don’t go our way

In running a Facebook page that tends to be center-left/independent politically, I come into contact with people from all edges of the political spectrum. All too often, I see the common refrain of “both major parties are corrupt, both parties screw the working man, both parties are exactly the same” and so on – every […]