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Activist Ady Barkan says despite loss in Arizona, every seat is up for grabs

Activist Ady Barkan, who is fighting ALS, is starting a new fight - to get people to vote. He’s asking people to “Be A...

04/25/2018 | MSNBC | Civic Engagement

Arizona special election 2018: ALS patient and activist Ady Barkan stumps for Democrat Hiral Tipirneni

Be a Hero is an offshoot of the Center for Popular Democracy’s CPD Action group (Barkan previously worked for the...

04/24/2018 | Vox | Civic Engagement
04/24/2018 | Published by: The Daily Beast
04/24/2018

The ALS Activist Who Thinks He Can Flip a Deep Red Arizona District

The ALS Activist Who Thinks He Can Flip a Deep Red Arizona District

Last week, Barkan and a host of progressive activists announced the launch of the Be a Hero initiative, created in part...

04/24/2018 | The Daily Beast | Civic Engagement
04/24/2018 | Published by: MSNBC
04/24/2018

GOP pours nearly $1M into Arizona special election

GOP pours nearly $1M into Arizona special election

Activist Ady Barkan and New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg discuss what’s been happening on the ground in...

04/24/2018 | MSNBC | Civic Engagement

Debbie Lesko wins Arizona congressional race, leaves Republicans anxious about the fall

Ady Barkan, the California man with ALS who confronted Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, over health care issues last year,...

04/24/2018 | Arizona Central | Civic Engagement
04/24/2018 | Published by: The Huffington Post
04/24/2018

What You Need To Know About The Special Election In Arizona

What You Need To Know About The Special Election In Arizona

Ady Barkan, an ALS-stricken progressive activist whose “Be A Hero” initiative targets Republicans who voted for, or...

04/24/2018 | The Huffington Post | Civic Engagement
04/24/2018 | Published by: Popular Resistance
04/24/2018

Poor People’s Campaign Training Attacked by Pepper Spray

Poor People’s Campaign Training Attacked by Pepper Spray

You can help. Donate so organizers can hire peace monitors to protect their meeting spaces. The Center for Popular...

04/24/2018 | Popular Resistance | Civic Engagement

Progressive Candidates Are Pulling the Democratic Party Left, Whether the Establishment Likes It or Not

One of the candidates taking on the establishment is Kerri Harris, who is running to unseat Sen. Tom Carper, a Democrat...

04/23/2018 | Truth-Out | Civic Engagement

Arizona’s special election could send an important message for the midterms — even if the GOP wins

Ady Barkan, the man with ALS who became nationally famous for confronting Sen. Jeff Flake over his support for the...

04/23/2018 | Mic | Civic Engagement
04/22/2018 | Published by: Arizona Central
04/22/2018

Everything you need to know about Tuesday's Arizona special election for Congress

Everything you need to know about Tuesday's Arizona special election for Congress

Ady Barkan, a progressive health-care activist whose videotaped pleadings with U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, last...

04/22/2018 | Arizona Central | Civic Engagement

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