What Barack Obama’s Young Voters Really Want

Posted by: eric on November 12, 2008 at 1:33 pm

The media thrive on stories of conflict. Looking back at the 2008 presidential race, it’s easy to see how many of the narratives that dominated the news coverage and the punditry revolved around intergroup hostilities: white, rural voters versus multiethnic, urban voters; feminist supporters of Hillary Clinton versus male supporters of Barack Obama; blacks versus Hispanics; religious […]

Bush’s ‘Ownership Society’ Will Lead to an Ownerless Society

Posted by: eric on November 7, 2008 at 2:47 am

From September of 2004! I want to share an op-ed I wrote in September of 2004.  It is a foreshadowing of what was to come.  I wish I was not so prescient about this.  And I just shudder at the thought that Social Security was almost ‘privatized’ by the outgoing administration, given the financial crisis we […]

18-29 Voter Landslide Is A New Generation Flexing Their Activism

Posted by: eric on November 6, 2008 at 6:10 pm

Obama Victory Is Generation We’s Spirit of 1776 A Unique and Powerful Generation Comes of Age A new generation has seized the reins of history—the Millennial generation. Democratic brand domination was the corollary to Obama’s 66-32 blowout among 18-29 voters.  The youth also voted 63-34 for House Democrats.  So, young voters also voted straight ticket for […]