Terrance Heath

Terrance Heath

Terrance Heath is the Online Producer at Campaign for America's Future. He has consulted on blogging and social media consultant for a number of organizations and agencies. He is a prominent activist on LGBT and HIV/AIDS issues.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Bernie Sanders: Strong Words on Structural Racism and Inequality
The stakes were high for the speech by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to the national gathering of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Saturday night. Sanders’ speech to the civil rights organization, whose first president was Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., came...
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Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The Backlash Against Discrimination And GOP’s “Indiana” Problem
The powerful grassroots backlash against Indiana’s anti-gay “religious freedom” law is yielding results and inspiring hope. Right-wing supporters of the law were seemingly caught unawares by a grassroots response that’s put them on the defensive. On Monday, the Georgia House Judiciary Committee...
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Conservative Media And Cop Killers Of A Different Color
On June 8, 2014, white, anti-government, tea party supporters shot and killed two Las Vegas police officers. Conservative media was conspicuously silent. On Saturday, Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos as they sat in their patrol car, in the Brooklyn...
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Friday, November 21, 2014
Preparing For Injustice vs. Preparing for Justice in Ferguson
In Ferguson, Missouri, citizens and activists prepare for injustice, while government and law enforcement prepare for outraged reaction to injustice. But what about preparing for the justice Ferguson, and America, really needs? As it waits to hear whether the grand jury will indict officer Darren...
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Rev. William Barber’s New Book Reminds Us Why We Must Vote
With Election Day just two weeks away, the words of Paul Wellstone Citizen Leadership Award recipient and Moral Mondays movement leader Rev. William Barber remind us, “If we ever needed to vote, we sure do need to vote now!” His new book reminds us of the moral power of progressive values when we...
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Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Gage Skidmore) Views
Friday, April 11, 2014
The Ryan Budget Shows What Republicans Want To Do To America
Sometimes a budget is a moral document. Sometimes it’s a threat. With the passage of Rep. Paul Ryan’s latest austerian budget, the GOP is once again spelling out very clearly what they want to do to America. It’s not a threat, but a promise that Americans must make sure Republicans never have the...
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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The “Billionaire’s Primary”: Meet America’s New Political Bosses
The Republican 2016 presidential primary season opened with the “Sheldon Adelson Primary.” The eight wealthiest person in the country, worth an estimated $40 billion, doesn’t have to wait for the official GOP primary season to start. He holds his own primary. Republicans even called it “the Sheldon...
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Sunday, March 09, 2014
Conservatives Offer Americans Empty Stomachs and Empty Rhetoric
Paul Ryan says that “the left” is offering Americans “a full stomach and an empty soul.” The truth is that conservatives like Paul Ryan are offering Americans empty stomachs and empty rhetoric . The American people want more than that. Near the end of his Thursday morning speech at CPAC (the Conservative Political Action Conference), Paul Ryan told a story about a boy who didn’t want his free school lunch.
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Thursday, August 01, 2013
Southern Revival: The Righteous Progressivism of Moral Mondays
For 13 weeks, the North Carolina state house in Raleigh was the focus of “Moral Mondays” — a progressive movement organized by the state’s NAACP president, Rev. William Barber , in response to what he called North Carolina GOP’s “mean-spirited quadruple attack” on the most vulnerable citizens. The...
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