Taking a pass on $1.8 billion for your citizens' health care has major consequences.
Stephen C. Webster
<span class="floatleft"><img src="http://www.progressive.org/images/staff/stephenwebstermugshot.gif" width="70" ></span>Stephen C. Webster is The Progressive's web editor and director of our online operations. He previously spent five years as senior editor for The Raw Story, helping to grow the publication from 50,000 monthly readers to a 5 million reader powerhouse. His work has been cited in publications like The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Think Progress, Wired and Time, among others. Before making it in the national press, Webster put in four years with The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, then moved on to The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly and Austin Monthly. He joined The Progressive in 2013. Follow him on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/stephencwebster">@StephenCWebster.</a><br>
The President says marijuana's "criminal penalty issues" are "a problem" that needs fixing.
The vast majority of businesses now say health reform does not affect hiring.
State-sanctioned marijuana sellers will soon get access to banking services.
Is this really what passes for progressive media today?
This former governor's take on women's rights is alarming, to say the least.
Overwhelmed by the torrent of NSA revelations? Let's just cut to the chase.
53 years ago today, a president warned us of something that sounds an awful lot like the NSA.
Shirley Sherrod speaks out on rightwing hate merchants and the new civil rights movement.
The Pine Island glacier, a leading cause of sea level rise, is on an 'irreversible' melting trend.
This supposed 2016 GOP frontrunner has a lot of 'splainin' to do.
Study finds that millionaires now outnumber all other classes in Congress.
Legal weed expected to raise over $67 million in new tax revenue this year alone.
But if they lied to Congress already, what's to stop the NSA from lying again?