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Julia Williams on Healthcare and Economics

Julia Williams has run for Congress on the Green Party ticket and written for the NPA before. (See references at the end of this article.) Many people have a fundamental misunderstanding of economics and elect people who make their situation continually worse. Real total taxes, for example, have been going down for the rich and up for the middle class and poor since 1950. Below are some comments we made on Facebook.

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Gary Swing on the Green Party

Gary Swing has both run as a candidate and written for the NPA before. (See "References" at end of this article.)   The New Progressive Alliance has documented extensively the failure of both major parties. I respect Green Party values and the fact that the Green Party has spent decades building itself. Nonetheless, I believe they are now on the wrong track. For my perspective see A Hard Look at Where We Are After the 2016 Election

Below is Gary’s perspective. This is a one of the problems endemic to the Green Party and extends far beyond the borders of Colorado.

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Battle for the Future

I remember studying in the Naval War College about nations clashing either between democracies and dictatorships. Later Samuel Huntington in “Clash of Civilizations” proposed the conflict would be between Islam and the Judeo-Christians. This interesting article proposes that President Trump is trying to win fossil fuel supremacy over post-carbon green energy.

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It’s Expensive to Be Poor

Hazel Garcia is a writer and graphic designer for InvestmentZen who loves maximizing (and spending!) credit card rewards. In her spare time she's also an avid traveler and foodie, and often goes on adventures with her faithful canine companion Momo. The New Progressive Alliance has documented how much poverty is caused by government policy. In this article Hazel Garcia shows how difficult it is to live in poverty and has some suggestions to help.

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Water Woes

John Hawthorne is a health enthusiast from Canada with a passion for travel and helping with humanitarian relief efforts. His writing not only solves a creative need it has also led to many new opportunities when travelling abroad. Access to clean water is certainly an environmental challenge. Here John shares two of his writings: “Four Stark Realities of the Water Crisis” and “50 Heartbreaking Facts and Stats about the Global Water Crisis.”

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Syria - the latest example of continuous war

Jeff and Rose Roby are Florida activists. They also publish the Saint Petersburg Independents.

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Please do NOT build a wall between the United States and Mexico! By Kim Swift

Kim Swift has contributed articles to the New Progressive Alliance several times.

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WHAT IS THE FOCUS OF THE LEFT? by Sondra Miller

Anthony Noel frequently mentioned the leftist circular firing squad and Michael Cavlan has long urged leftist organizations to cooperate. If we ever do work together the Democratic Party certainly has shown what not to do. Here Sondra Miller, a key contributor to the New Progressive Alliance, takes a hard look at where we are.

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Indignation is not courage. Outrage is not brains.

Jeff and Rose Roby are Florida activists. They also publish the Saint Petersburg Independents. Here Jeff Roby looks at the way ahead.

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The Women's March on Washington by Sondra Miller

Sondra Miller has been a long time supporter of the New Progressive Alliance and here asks good questions about the nature of the "resistance" to Trump. Issues such as oil pipelines, war, and civil rights which were not important for 8 years when Obama was president are suddenly important when Trump is president.

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