Samuel Hamilton
Samuel Hamilton

Tour de France 2012: Bradley Wiggins, Cadel Evans, Levi Leipheimer, and the Top Contenders to Watch This Year

The Tour de France 2012 has begun! Follow Bradley Wiggins, Cadel Evans, Levi Leipheimer, and other top contenders who will ride for the title over the next three weeks.

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The Common Good for Wisconsin? Rights for Their Public Sector Workers

Contributing Writer Sam Hamilton provides coverage of a recent luncheon debate sponsored by the Common Good in New York City on the Wisconsin protests, public sector unions, and state pensions.
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Time to Figure Out the Endgame in Afghanistan

The Obama administration must bring U.S. troops home from Afghanistan at all costs and end the war by 2014, even if that means sitting down and negotiating with the Taliban in earnest.
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Make the Budget Process Fair: NPR and the Wisconsin Protests

Austerity is not fun and it’s never easy. Proposed cuts to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and Wisconsin unions are merely Republican attempts to silence Democrats.
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Barack Obama's Presidency: Two Solid Years Down

In two years, President Obama has delivered on campaign promises and passed historic legislation in spite of intense opposition. Democrats should view Obama’s young presidency as a success...
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Snyder v. Phelps: The Limits of Decency in Free Society

The most recent First Amendment showdown to come before the Supreme Court, Snyder v. Phelps, has tested the limits of free speech in America.