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“First They Came For ACORN”

Friends and Colleagues, I just posted this piece, “First They Came for ACORN,” about the need for progressives, and Democratic Party politicians, to stand up for ACORN, or else the Right will pick off each progressive and liberal group one-by-one. 

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Why liberals need labor

Despite its paltry membership (12.1% of the workforce), the U.S. labor movement remains the nation’s most potent force for progressive change and the most effective vehicle for electing Democrats. As Kelly Candaele and I point out in our article in

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Labor’s Self-Inflicted Wounds

Friends and Colleagues: Just as we are on the precipice of a resurgence of progressive politics in this country, and the election of liberal Democrat as president and a more liberal Congress, the backbone of that movement — organized labor

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Californians – Vote Today!

There’s more excitement about this year’s presidential election than we’ve seen in decades. The California primary tomorrow will play a big role in which candidate gets nominated. On the Democratic side, the Los Angeles Times said today that the contest

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