George McGovern’s Shining Moment

George McGovern’s Shining Moment

It is eerily fitting that George McGovern‘s passing occurred in the final heat of a furious election campaign, precariously balanced between Republocrats and Democlicans, two corporately owned political parties. The corporate media can try to fan the public...
Remembering George McGovern and Old-School Campaign Tools

Remembering George McGovern and Old-School Campaign Tools

George McGovern changed my life. I was a campus antiwar radical in Las Cruces, New Mexico. I wore blue jeans, a headband, and a thread belt. I had hair halfway down my back. And I’m sure my state’s McGovern for President director wished that he had another...
McGovern’s Progressive Leadership on Middle East Policy

McGovern’s Progressive Leadership on Middle East Policy

Though former senator and 1972 Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern, who died Sunday at age 90, was best known for his opposition to the Vietnam War and his efforts in fighting world hunger, he also made a mark regarding U.S. Middle East policy. Like many...
A Tribute to George McGovern

A Tribute to George McGovern

I am saddened to hear that progressive champion Sen. George McGovern is reported to be at the end of his days. He has lived a life nearly as large as his heart. George McGovern will be remembered as a stalwart of American liberalism. For my generation, he was beloved...