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Though it is not being reported much in the main stream news, a judge in Georgia on Monday said the court would not come to the aid of The New Georgia Project in reconciling the disappearance of over 40,000 (some even estimate 56,000) voter registrations from the Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office. SOS Kemp […]

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WHAT: The People Vote:  Stop the Comcast Mega-MergerWHEN: Wed. May 21st, from 9.30 – 10.30 AMWHERE: The Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street (southwest corner of Broad and Spruce)RSVP:  Click here to RSVP, and find us on Facebook and invite your friends!WHO: You! Organizers include CAP Comcast, Common Cause, Consumers Union, Free Press, the Media Action Grassroots Network, and Media Mobilizing […]

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Election day

Don’t forget to vote! In other news, PA’s Supreme Court expected to rule in favor of gay marriage today!

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From Rootstrikers: The FCC is now planning to kill Net Neutrality by proposing rules that will explicitly allow corporations to pick winners and losers on the Internet. We must fight back and stand up against this kind of corruption. According to the New York Times, the new rules would “allow companies like Disney, Google or Netflix to pay Internet service […]

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Kevin Hayden is one of the originals, and a helluva nice guy – maybe too nice. Always taking care of other people, and working to be a good son and father. (I’ve written about him before.) Now he’s in jail and had to make bail for driving uninsured. They’ve taken his truck. (The truck he […]

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The #WaveOfAction extends from the day Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated to Independence Day. The campaign will begin with candlelight vigils around the world at the time of MLK’s assassination, which was 7:05 pm EST on April 4. You should be there. At former Occupy sites around the world: The Worldwide #WaveOfAction […]

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I am the cosmos

The Posies:

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PA voters: Sign the petition

Keystone Progress has learned that a backroom deal by Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey may result in President Obama appointing a Tea Party lawyer to serve as judge on the Western Pennsylvania District Court[i] in Pittsburgh. The nomination of David J. Porter is working its way to the White House as part of a deal […]

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Night school

Democracy for America’s Night School is coming to Crooks and Liars next week, and I highly recommend it. (We’re starting with the finance sessions, but trust me, they’re all interesting — and useful.) Campaigns aren’t just about elections. They’re about fighting your zoning board or your local school board. They’re about making good things happen […]

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A music video was released yesterday by elements of Anonymous along with Ice Cube, Eminem, and Korn, calling people to action at the former Occupy encampments: They team up to splice together a nuance-eschewing, face-melting, testosterone-charged collaboration meant to incept a massive wave of action against the seemingly indomitable power of corporatist-totalitarianism within the world’s […]

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