Tad Daley

Tad Daley

Tad Daley, a speechwriter and policy advisor to former Congressman Dennis Kucinich and the late U.S. Senator Alan Cranston, is author of the book APOCALYPSE NEVER: Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon-Free World from Rutgers University Press. Follow him on Twitter @TheTadDaley.

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Harris Wofford (left) as a young aide to John F. Kennedy Views
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Remembering Harris Wofford, Who Dreamed of a ‘United States of the World’
“Count no man happy until he dies,” declared Sophocles 24 long centuries ago, in the immortal final line of Oedipus Rex. The sages of ancient Greece understood that the purpose, the meaning, the verdict on a life couldn’t be rendered until after it had run its course — and perhaps not until decades...
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Saturday, July 09, 2016
Reimagine and Rebuild Our Broken Democracy—in Time for the Nation’s 250th Anniversary
“I am certainly not an advocate for frequent and untried changes in laws and constitutions,” Thomas Jefferson wrote. “Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. ... [They] must advance ... and keep pace with the times. We might as well require a man to wear...
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Sunday, January 31, 2016
Top Ten Reasons Why Bernie Sanders Can Win
Late last year, as I was making my way by Capital Bikeshare across the Washington National Mall on an unseasonably warm December night, the phone in my jacket pocket dinged. It was a text from a longtime pal of mine, Jack Democrat. Jack reads The Washington Post every day. He follows the 2016...
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Monday, January 26, 2004
Top Ten Responses To -- "I Love Kucinich But He Can't Win"
How many times have you heard someone say: "I love Kucinich ... but I just don't think he's electable"? I often encounter staffers for other candidates out here in Los Angeles where I'm based, and even they often say these words to me. Saul Landau recently said on National Public Radio that Dennis'...
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