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“Weird Al” Yankovic – Mission Statement

Yankovic spoofs corporate culture in Crosby, Stills & Nash-style track [Read More...]
>Posted to Firedoglake on 23 July 2014 | 5:00 am

In a surprise, David Perdue upsets Jack Kingston in Georgia runoff

Newly minted GOP Senate nominee David Perdue

This primary season has been full of surprises, and Tuesday night marks another one. In Georgia’s primary runoff, former Dollar General CEO David Perdue, a cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue, narrowly edged favorite Rep. Jack Kingston. With most of the vote counted, Perdue holds a 50.83-49.17 ma [Read More...]
>Posted to Daily Kos on 23 July 2014 | 3:33 am

Why I Am a Zionist

Twenty-five years ago, in late 1989, I enrolled in an ulpan or Hebrew immersion program at Mishmar Haemek, a kibbutz in the Jezreel Valley.

When I met the kibbutzniks as well as the other students in the ulpan, many of them would ask me two questions.

First, they asked if I had graduated from college. The answer was yes. I was puzzled tha [Read More...]
>Posted to Politics – The Huffington Post on 23 July 2014 | 3:13 am

ADVISORY: Activists to Hold ‘Don’t Kill the Internet!’ Net Neutrality Rally Outside Obama Fundraiser in Silicon Va

LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA — On Wednesday, July 23, progressive activists from more than a dozen grassroots organizations will gather outside a high-profile fundraiser with President Obama and tech industry leaders to call on President Obama to protect Net Neutrality. The rally, organized by MoveOn.org Political Action and Free Press, will pressure [Read More...]
>Posted to MoveOn.Org | Democracy In Action on 22 July 2014 | 5:19 pm

The Waste of War

Karl Marx famously wrote that history repeats itself, “the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.” Yet when we look around nowadays, we can’t help but wonder whether tragedy will be followed by yet more tragedy. Here we are, at the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, and we find ourselves surrounded by cascading violence, dup [Read More...]
>Posted to NationofChange on 22 July 2014 | 9:26 am

Progressive Caucus: No American Should Fear Discrimination Because of Who They Love

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl Grijalva… [Read More...]
>Posted to Congressional Progressive Caucus: Hot Topics on 21 July 2014 | 10:23 pm

Ugly Right-Wing Underbelly of the Libertarian Cause on Display at Silicon Valley Conference

Tech attendees probably have no idea of many speakers' repugnant pasts.

Silicon Valley vanities demand a focus on the future. But the entrepreneurs and code writers attending San Francisco’s Reboot 2014 this week would be wise to note the past of the conference’s Libertarian sponsors as they and other right-wing Repu [Read More...]
>Posted to AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed on 21 July 2014 | 9:12 pm

Blue Heart Chronicles

Progressive Liberal Democrat and Air Force Veteran John Liming describes the motivation for his daily blogging, “I want to do what I can to help protect and preserve The Heart And Soul of my Beloved Homeland, America!” from Blue Heart … Continue reading

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David Swanson

Progressive political blogger David Swanson is the author of “When the World Outlawed War,” “War Is A Lie” and “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union. Swanson has played a key role in many progressive activities, … Continue reading

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This Can’t Be Happening

This Can’t Be Happening is a news collective originally founded in 2004 as a blog by Dave Lindorff. The collective now also includes John Grant, Linn Washington and Charles M. Young, who share Dave’s profound frustration with the establishment corporate … Continue reading

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Chris Weigant

Chris Weigant, political commentator, author, and blogger, has been a regular contributor to The Huffington Post since 2006. Chris describes his political outlook as “left libertarian.” From Chris Weigant’s blog From The Archives — For Michael Collins Quick — who … Continue reading

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Chris Floyd

Award-Winning journalist and author of Empire Burlesque – High Crimes and Low Comedy in the Bush Imperium, Chris Floyd blogs about the American political scene. News from Chris Floyd’s Empire Burlesque This Wheel’s On Fire: The Terror War’s Disastrous Course … Continue reading

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Barry Lando

Barry Lando, former producer with 60 Minutes and author of “Web of Deceit-the History of Western Complicity in Iraq from Churchill to Kennedy to G.W. Bush” blogs mainly on U.S. policy in the Middle East and Central Asia. News from … Continue reading

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Congressional Progressive Caucus

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The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) promotes a strong, progressive agenda, called “The Progressive Promise–Fairness for All”.  The four core principles of the Progressive Promise are: 1. Fighting for economic justice and security for all; 2. Protecting and preserving our civil … Continue reading

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