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08/13/2017 | Published by: The Tennessee Tribune
08/13/2017

Democracy for America Holds Solidarity Rallies Across the Nation

Democracy for America Holds Solidarity Rallies Across the Nation

Democracy for America (DFA) members joined Americans across the country to stand against white supremacy and against the deadly violence committed by Nazi groups in Charlottesville.

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08/13/2017 | The Tennessee Tribune | Racial Justice

Today we CAN do something to honor Heather Heyer. We can stand up against the hate that killed her.

We can honor Heather in the same way she stood up for justice and equality.  We can rise up against the hate that took her life and that targets even more of our fellow Americans. There are events...

08/13/2017 | Daily Kos | Racial Justice

Transcript: Netroots Annual ConfeCPD and Local Progress Mentioned in C-Span during Netroots Conventionrence

...codirector of Local Progress, a national group that unites progressive local officials and allied organizations. It is run by the Center for popular Democracy...

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08/11/2017 | C-Span | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’

The Obamacare repeal battle showed the power and limits of grassroots organizing

Jennifer Flynn Walker and Paul Davis are close friends, left-wing organizers who worked together as activists during the HIV/AIDS crisis of the 1990s and have trained hundreds of other activists...

08/10/2017 | Vox | Civic Engagement
08/10/2017 | Published by: Vox
08/10/2017

Oregon workers won't get crazy schedules next year

Oregon workers won't get crazy schedules next year

Starting next year, workers in Oregon will no longer get crazy work schedules —for the most part. On Tuesday, Gov. Kate Brown signed the Fair Work Week bill into law, making Oregon the first state...

08/10/2017 | Vox | Restoring a Fair Workweek
08/9/2017 | Published by: Vox
08/9/2017

Who’s truly rebuilding the Democratic Party? The activists.

Who’s truly rebuilding the Democratic Party? The activists.

In June 2010 I made a very bad tweet that I came to regret. (Hard to imagine, I know.) I yelled at the disability rights group Adapt.

I’d come to DC to attend a conference of progressive...

08/9/2017 | Vox | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
08/9/2017 | Published by: Bloomberg
08/9/2017

Labor Activists Applaud First Statewide ‘Fair Scheduling’ Law

Labor Activists Applaud First Statewide ‘Fair Scheduling’ Law

Starting next summer, companies in Oregon will have to give workers at least seven days’ notice about when they’ll have to work, according to legislation signed Tuesday by Governor Kate Brown. A...

08/9/2017 | Bloomberg | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Diverse, Radical and Ready to Resist: Meet the First in the New Wave of Local Progressive Officials

At Local Progress’s 150-person meet-up, left-leaning politicians from around the country share plans to build rebel cities.

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08/8/2017 | In These Times | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’
08/8/2017 | Published by: NBC News
08/8/2017

‘May You Die in Pain,’ Voter Tells GOP Lawmaker

‘May You Die in Pain,’ Voter Tells GOP Lawmaker

An angry voter had harsh words for Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., at a town hall meeting on Monday: "May you die in pain," the voter said, scolding the California Republican for his support of a...

08/8/2017 | NBC News | Civic Engagement
08/8/2017 | Published by: Politico
08/8/2017

Tax reform stumbling block

Tax reform stumbling block

Don’t look for a tax reform roll-out as soon as Congress comes back despite the aggressive timetable laid out by White House legislative director Marc Short. Part of the reason is that it probably...

08/8/2017 | Politico | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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