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Robert Abston is a software/Web Developer with a passion for political activism and social justice. After a successful 28 year career in the computer field and a 10 year career as a carptenter, he has dedicated his continued efforts to leaving the world a better place for his children and grandchildren.
Sunday, March 20, 2011(7 comments)
The Corporatist/GOP Echo Chamber on Tax Cuts
The left doesn't have a messaging problem. The left has a messaging vehicle problem. More accurately, we have a lack-of-messaging-vehicle problem. Neocons have their echo chamber led by Rupert Murdoch. The neocon echo chamber has convinced America that tax cuts equals jobs. If you believe that, I have a bridge I'd like to sell you.
Sunday, February 13, 2011(3 comments)
Democracy Came to Egypt. Now Let's FIX America!
The people of Egypt just threw off thirty years of hard oppression by showing up en masse and refusing to leave until they got what they wanted. They showed up. We can do that. Corporations have owned democracy for thirty years because they showed up. We can do that. There is a movement waiting to happen and you can help lead it. You can do that.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011(5 comments)
Keith, We've Got Your Back
As the "Lion of the Progressive Media Establishment" departs MSNBC, we reflect on what Keith's departure means for him, for us, for the progressive community and for and for our movement. Keith, you taught us well. We will have your back while you plan your next steps, your next venture or while you simply take a break and reflect.
Monday, July 12, 2010(7 comments)
Why We Must Re-Invent America's Economy
If the American economy is to be restored, it will be a new economy that replaces the current corporatocracy. This process can and should begin as soon as possible to prevent further decline in the American economy. Anything less will result in continued crisis and decline.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 The Real Immigration Problem
This article points out the problems inherent in trying to solve the immigration issue. The purpose of this article is not so much to persuade the reader of any particular point of view as it is to acknowledge that there are two opposing points of view. The reader is left to decide for himself where he stands, but is also led to understand that there exists a basis for debate regardless of his or her point of view.
Sunday, May 9, 2010(2 comments)
Boycott Arizona Republicans - not Arizona
This article discusses how to stop rewarding the perpetrators in Arizona without punishing the victims of the anti-Hispanic SB1070.