Isaiah Poole

Isaiah J. Poole has been the editor of OurFuture.org since 2007 and also directs the Campaign for America's Future's online communications.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 1:15pm
Do Americans Really Want Hillary Clinton’s ‘Vital Center’?
Hillary Clinton invoked what she called the “vital center” in a speech before the New York Historical Society this past weekend as the place where most Americans want their politicians to be. But public opinion right now is actually tilted fairly leftward, according to an NBC News/Wall Street...
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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 1:00pm
The Opportunity To Reawaken The Progressive Majority
It remains true, as we have asserted time and again using findings on our Populist Majority website , that the American majority is firmly populist and broadly progressive. But we have also seen time and again – most recently in this month’s elections – that people will vote based on their...
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Senator Bernie Sanders in Waitsfield, VT with 350 Vermont & Friends, May 5, 2012 (flickr/cc/350 Vermont) Views
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 1:15pm
Sanders For President?
In this interview Monday on NPR’s “On Point ,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) laid out his argument for a potential presidential bid, and Campaign for America’s Future’s Robert Borosage outlined the agenda that Democrats should adopt to rebuild its majority. Sanders says in the interview that he is...
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 8:15am
Progressive Demand: “Robust, Long-Term” Transportation Funding
The House is scheduled to begin debate Tuesday on a short-term patch to get past an election-season crisis on federal transportation funding, but the Campaign for America’s Future sent a letter to members of Congress today calling on them to “quickly renew robust, long-term funding for the Highway...
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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:00pm
Today’s Senate Minimum Wage Vote Is A Moral Litmus Test
The Senate is expected to vote today on whether to proceed to final debate on a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. It’s a key political vote that separates who stands with working people and who doesn’t. But, more importantly, it’s a vote that measures the morality and...
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:45pm
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Fear The CBO Minimum Wage Report
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Monday, February 10, 2014 - 11:56am
A March In North Carolina For The Soul Of America
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Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - 8:31am
This Trade Fight Is Against ‘Global Apartheid’
During the commemorations this month of the life of South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, only occasionally did the media touch on the unfulfilled dreams of economic equality for black South Africans. And when they did, they almost never explored the role global trade deals are playing as dream-killers on the African continent and around the globe.
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 12:09pm
Let the Sun Shine In: The Rightwing Attack on Our Solar Future
Now the Koch brothers are coming after my solar panels. I had solar panels installed on the roof of our Washington, D.C. home this year. My household took advantage of a generous tax incentive from the District government and a creative leasing deal offered by the solar panel seller.
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Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 10:48am
Paul Ryan Gets 700,000 ‘No’ Votes on Social Security Cuts
Rep. Paul Ryan now has a clear, unmistakable message about where the American Majority stands on his ideas for cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits – no, no, 700,000 times no.
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