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Progressive Caucus Statement on Prime Minister Abe’s Address

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ)… [Read More...]
>Posted to Congressional Progressive Caucus: Hot Topics on 1 January 1970 | 12:00 am

Why Officer Darren Wilson will NOT Get Convicted

Here’s Why Officer Darren Wilson will NOT Get Convicted (and will probably not even get indicted) Let’s pretend, for the sake of this discussion, that the following worst-case scenario actually occurred: 1. There was a scuffle at the police car, … Continue reading → [Read More...]
>Posted to American Liberal on 20 August 2014 | 3:17 pm

Riots and Resilience in Baltimore and Beyond

What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up
like a raisin in the sun?
Or fester like a sore —
And then run?
Does it stink like rotten meat?
Or crust and sugar over —
like a syrupy sweet?
Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load.
Or does it explode?
-Langston Hughes

I remember reciting this poem to my students in South Los [Read More...]
>Posted to Politics – The Huffington Post on 7 May 2015 | 3:01 am

Protected: MUST SEE: MoveOn and Robert Reich Launch New Media Project "The Big Picture: 10 Ideas to Save the Econom

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>Posted to MoveOn.Org | Democracy In Action on 6 May 2015 | 9:16 pm

Open thread for night owls: How Georgia arms the nation’s cop-killers

In the last six months, three NYPD officers have been killed using handguns obtained from Georgia. Why Georgia? Because while New York may have restrictive gun laws, Georgia doesn’t. And that’s been good news for criminals nationwide .
This lucrative black market connecting the South and the North has become known as the Iron Pipelin [Read More...]
>Posted to Daily Kos on 7 May 2015 | 3:00 am

Make Your Investments Fuel Change

People around the world are pressing their leaders to act on climate change and fueling change on their own. [Read More...]
>Posted to NationofChange on 24 September 2014 | 8:39 am

Late Night FDL: Soldier of Fortune

Whitesnake – Soldier of Fortune

Former Deep Purple frontman David Coverdale has resurrected some of his oldies on Whitesnake’s soon-to-be released The Purple Album… [Read More...]
>Posted to Firedoglake on 7 May 2015 | 3:00 am

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 No Precedent For "First Gentleman" While watching the television interview … 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 Murder’s Loophole: US Cluster Bombs Rain Mass Death on … 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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