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French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Davos 2011.

Euro Deal May Save Sarkozy’s Derri

Global markets are staging a huge relief rally after French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced a dramatic overnight … More…

President Sarkozy and Chancellor Merkel

Politicians Have Wrecked the Markets

On Friday, July 22nd, the Standard & Poor… More…

Where Liberals Failed

“To those who charge that liberalism has been tried and found wanting, I answer that the failure is not in the idea but in the course of recent history”—former Sen. George McGovern, (defeated) Democratic presidential candidate, 1972.

Liberalism has two … More…

Where Conservatives Failed

“The [Bush] aide said that guys like me were 'in what we call the reality-based community,’ which he defined as people who ‘believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.’

“‘That's not the way the world really More…


Who We Are and What We're About

Independents are the largest political bloc in the US, but our views occupy only a small part of the national conversation.

Why? Because cable news and the blogosphere—the principal public outlets for political discourse in this country—are sharply polarized between … More…