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Category Archive for 'Power to the People'

I’m pretty sure the Texas wingnuts weren’t counting on this: SAN ANTONIO (March 25, 2014) Planned Parenthood says it will build a $5 million abortion clinic in San Antonio that meets all of the strict new abortion standards adopted last year by Texas lawmakers. Planned Parenthood South Texas President and CEO Jeffrey Hons said at […]

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I am so inspired by the people fighting back against the ALEC-fueled takeover of North Carolina: Nearly 40 Moral Monday Georgia activists today were arrested for interrupting proceedings throughout the Georgia Capitol in an effort to urge Gov. Nathan Deal to expand Medicaid – and block legislation that would strip him of the authority to […]

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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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Just go read the rest. This is the best summation of Obama I’ve seen: Like many days, March 3, 2014, saw the delivery of a stern opinion by President Obama. To judge by recent developments in Ukraine, he said, Russia wasputting itself “on the wrong side of history.” This might seem a surprising thing for an […]

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Of course he would. I hope he does it: Sanders, who is the longest-serving Independent in congressional history, would have to officially register as a Democrat before he could run in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary. But he says he hasn’t yet made up his mind for sure if he’ll run, and he has time […]

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Obama’s legacy will be as the president who let it all happen so he could get reelected: More than 300 anti-Keystone XL protesters were arrested Sunday afternoon outside the White House in the latest push by environmentalists to convince the Obama administration to reject the Canadian oil pipeline. The student-led protest, organized by XL Dissent, […]

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Sooner or later, this kind of oppression will cause people to rise up. Not yet, apparently: After a fairly tame first 10 days of the Olympic Games — at least by Russian protest standards — members of Pussy Riot were briefly detained Tuesday in connection with a theft in their hotel. The highest-profile members of […]

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Code Pink thought Dianne Feinstein’s house needed a little sprucing up, which I thought was pretty thoughtful! Bookmark It

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Your librul media

Oddly enough, they didn’t think to cover this: Somewhere between 80 to 100,000 people from 32 states turned out to protest four years of drastic state Republican initiatives in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Saturday. The “Moral March on Raleigh,” organized by Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ), marched from Shaw University to the state capitol […]

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