Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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stevesimon

Introduction to “The Republicans”

A book of photographs by Steve Simon.
revbilly

Reverend Billy’s Holiday Shopocalypse

The Church of Stop Shopping hits the road.
RNC2

Republicans Among Us

A week in review from the Republican National Convention, inside and out.
RNC1-2

New York Says “No”

Why the city will -- and should -- demonstrate against the Republican Convention.
osama

A Progressive Declaration Against Terror

Fighting terror while opposing Bush.
kerry

My Political Suicide Note

As a candidate for President, there are certain things that John Kerry can't say. But I can.
dean

Wisconsin Farewell: A Dean Retrospective

With Howard Dean's withdrawal from the presidential race it's time to take stock of the candidate's dramatic reversal of fortune, and to appreciate his contribution to a revived Democratic Party.
mlk2004

Government Attacks on MLK Show Need to Protect Rights

More than just spying on him, the government was actively attempting to sabotage King's work, going so far as trying to persuade the civil rights leader to kill himself.
queensrally

Amnistia Ahora!

The Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride revives the U.S. immigration debate.
waronpoor

False PRIDE

The welfare reauthorization bill now championed by Senate conservatives -- aka PRIDE -- targets the poor, but it won't defeat poverty.