The Los Angeles Teachers Strike

United Teachers Los Angeles (the teachers union) wants to invest more resources into the public school system. They don’t see the schools as inherently doomed to fail. Instead, they are going on strike to secure higher salaries to recruit and retain teachers, reduce the size of classes, and bring in more support staff including career counselors, social workers, librarians, school psychologists, and nurses—strategies based on evidence rather than ideology or capitalist greed.

The “Long Realignment” Continues….Part One

It was a #BlueWave … no it was a #BlueRipple … it was a #RainbowWave …. it was a #CamouflageWave … it was none of those things, and all of those things. In the sense that it was none of those things, the 2018 Midterms represented what has traditionally happened in midterms, especially the first…

Daniel Day-Lewis Caps Brilliant Career as DNC Plant Roy Moore

Legendary multi-Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis capped his brilliant acting career last week in his role as Judge Roy Moore. Contracted earlier this year to impersonate a cartoonish villain that would find a way to go too far even for GOP voters, Lewis pulled it off in the 11th hour, giving Democratic candidate Doug Jones…

Episode 51: The ViKings of the North

We’re back with another break from the neverending political chaos that is the Trumpocalypse, to discuss the surprising ascendancy of the Kings of the North, the Minnesota Vikings. Join us as we discuss our hopes for the rest of their season, what about this year’s team makes them special and some of the most heartbreaking…

Episode 50: The Force is Strong with this Pod

A week or so ago in a galaxy not too far away, the Agreeing Loudly Alliance witnessed the legendary trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Not content with merely watching it, the Alliance decided it was vital that over an hour be spent discussing the next movie and making predictions so bold that not…

Episode 48: Winter is Here…Kind Of

The Agreeing Loudly podcast is taking a break from the depressing world of United States politics to discuss the slightly less depressing world of politics in Westeros. That’s right, winter is here and the Agreeing Loudly nerds are delving deep into this season of Game of Thrones. GET HYPE. Stream the episode or download it! Or…

Episode 47: We’re Back for a Third Party!

The Agreeing Loudly podcast is back from coast-to-coast with a brand new season. Join Jered, Troy, Bill and Pat as they welcome special guest Carson Starkey all the way from the critically acclaimed Margin of Error podcast to discuss whether or not it’s time for a serious third party movement in the United States. Stream…

Industrial, Light, and “Neoliberal Magic”

This is a dispatch from Publius – a Public Citizen of the “Sons and Daughters of Liberty” – writing from the heart of neoliberalism outside of Davos, Switzerland – New York, NY. December 10, 2010. That’s the day in spirit I became an independent progressive in a way. This was also the day that Senator Bernie…

Episode 45: Agreeing Loudly Goes to Iowa

On this month’s episode of Agreeing Loudly Coast to Coast, we interview Agreeing Loudly’s first endorsee, prospective Iowa Democratic Party state chair Kurt Meyer. We also take a moment to reflect on President Obama’s final address as president as we look towards the future of the progressive movement. Are you ready to move forward? Tune…

Episode 44: Rogue One

This week the OG Agreeing Loudly podcast crew celebrate the holiday season by discussing the impending release of Star Wars: Rogue One, the rogue one who somehow captured the presidency, and our hopes for the future. Will Jimmy Smits rise up and save us all? Tune into this month’s episode of Agreeing Loudly Coast to…

The Greater Recession: Party’s End and A New Beginning.

New York, NY — (the capital of national Democratic Party incompetence, cluelessness, and cultural excess). The beating heart of America and the state of New York (like every state) is the people. And the people have been betrayed. While the GOP celebrates, and all Americans should be protective of those most vulnerable and commit themselves…

Cat President.

Our new President is known by many names, Harold, Harry, Harrison, Mr. Potter, and now he is known as — Mr. Cat President. “Give ‘Em Hell” Harry (furry version) rode a similar wave of populist appeal and active (albeit sporadic and at times nonsensical) campaigning to come from behind and shock the political world a…

Episode 43: Welcome to Trumpdome

The Agreeing Loudly crew joins forces with The Margin of Error’s dynamic duo to discuss what happened in the 2016 election and what it means for the future. Will America survive a post-Trump world? Will Pat make it through Justin Norris’s explanation of the polls and 538’s statistical model? And what happened to Carson? Find…