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This Labor Day the Struggle Continues
Labor Day was established in 1894 by President Grover Cleveland, a Democrat, as a concession to the labor movement days after he used federal troops to crush a strike by railroad workers which resulted in 30 deaths and some $80 million in property damages. Workers then, and workers now, were...
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Progressive values include fairness, equity, a level-playing field, compassion, justice, reverence for our planet and environment, and a genuine pursuit of peace, not war – all things which play extremely well in the hearts of Americans, not to mention in political polling. One of the reasons Sanders is the most popular politician in America is that he tapped into these values and put specific proposals into a broader-values based message. Views
The Long Game For Progressives
Resistance, while necessary, is merely reactive. Progressives need to start being proactive.
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This Is All So 19th Century
Instead of serving democracy, the Trump administration seems focused on serving only its destruction
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"It’s not just the crudeness and bigotry of loudmouth-in-chief Donald Trump, or his late, unlamented spokesman Anthony Scaramucci, or scary racist Steve Bannon that is destabilizing the country. The current political moment is the result of a long-term effort by Republican strategists and money men, including Reince Priebus, to destroy the foundations of our democracy for their own short-term gain." Views
Donald Trump, Anthony Scaramucci, and Reince Priebus: Nasty, Brutish, and Short
“The simplest explanation is a there are a lot of drugs being used.”
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Five Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced for Disrupting the U.S. Supreme Court
In April of 2015, five pro-democracy activists stood up in the U.S. Supreme Court to denounce the justices for allowing unlimited sums of money to corrupt our politics. This action occurred on the one-year anniversary of the McCutcheon v. FEC ruling, in which the court ruled that the overall...
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Trump Team, ALEC, Koch Industries Debate Gerrymandering the U.S. Senate in Denver
Now that GOP state legislators have control over 32 state legislatures (both chambers), thanks in large part to partisan gerrymandering, some extremists are preparing to use their clout to gerrymander the U.S. Senate. This week in Denver, July 19-21, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC...
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Bernie Sanders Denounces Trumpcare as 'The Most Anti-Working Class Legislation Ever'
President Donald Trump "is supporting the most anti-working class legislation ever presented in the modern history of this country—a disastrous healthcare bill," Sanders said.
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Atlantic City, NJ passed an ordinance banning the corporate takeover of public water Wednesday. News
'People Power Defeating Corporate Power': Atlantic City Says People Have Say Over Their Water
"A ringing endorsement of the work done by community members to save their water system from a corporate takeover."
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Justice Neil Gorsuch Has Landed, to the Delight of the American Right
The biggest story coming from the Supreme Court these days doesn’t concern the cases the court decided during its recently completed October 2016 term. The biggest story—and it’s one that will resound for decades—is that Neil Gorsuch has replaced the deceased Antonin Scalia as the panel’s ninth...
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ALEC​'s Covert War on Democracy
Ahead of national convention in Denver, a look at destruction wrought by group that pairs right-wing lawmakers with corporate interests
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