John Steiner: Proposal for an Independent Primary

Overview of an emerging possibility. Issue No. 26:   “The Antidote to a Broken Political System” In a piece for the Daily Beast Monday, James K. Glassman, former Under Secretary of State in the George W. Bush administration, made an impassioned – and, in our view, logical – case for a separate online national primary contest to choose …

John Steiner: Conservatives for Solar Power

Localism is an area in which eco-liberals and grassroots conservatives tend to see eye to eye. This solar initiative looks like a good opportunity for another transpartisan win. Florida Conservative Group Launches Ballot Initiative To Increase Access To Solar Power

John Steiner: Responses to Mark Bittman in NYT (“Is It Bad Enough Yet?”)

Letters Fixing What’s Wrong With America To the Editor: Re “Is It Bad Enough Yet?,” by Mark Bittman (column, Dec. 14): EXTRACTS: 01 The question is whether any change can occur with such a bought-and-paid-for, dysfunctional Congress and president. 02 But where are our leaders? Truthfully, too busy chasing their next campaign contribution or positioning …