Walmart workers are fighting back against intimidation and disrespect like this: In an interview, she spoke of her struggle to make ends meet even while working fulltime at Walmart. She earns $11.65 an hour and is her family’s only source of income since her husband was laid off. They and their five children rely read on
This year’s Bazaar runs from Friday, November 30th through Tuesday, December 4th. The creativity of our community never ceases to amaze us – from hand-cut greeting cards to scrumptious treats based on recipes passed down from generation to generation, from hand-crafted woodwork to one-of-a-kind needlework. So use that extra time over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend read on
Since the first convention, candidates and electeds have participated in a big way. And I use the words participate intentionally, because it isn’t that we’ve just seen them speak or been talked to at Neroots Nation. No, even the highest office holders come to participate and engage with attendees. If you’ve been to one of read on
The Netroots Nation Online Auction is open for business! This year we’re offering some of the best items ever, iPad Autographed by Howard Dean! Suites at the Netroots Nation convention hotels Learn the First 2 Categories of the 2013 Chairman’s Pub Quiz before Anyone Else And we’ll be adding more items as we go, so keep read on
Thanks to each of you who supported The PPL, the event/workspace we co-hosted in Charlotte during the DNC. About a thousand bloggers, independent journalists and activists came through our doors throughout the week, as well as numerous elected officials who stopped by to say hello.
Each year we hold a community online auction to support the work we do at Netroots Nation. This year’s auction is right around the corner – starting on Wednesday, September 19th.
The auction is only as good as the items that community members donate. read on
Last week in Tampa, Republicans hoped to change the conversation going into November. But as you saw, what occurred was a conversation with an empty chair and empty lies about how the United States got into this recession.
That’s why we’re teaming up with Democracy for America this week in Charlotte to provide a live studio where progressive leaders, pundits, and your favorite bloggers and reporters will join us for progressive conversations. You’ll hear from folks like Rep. Keith Ellison, Rep. Donna Edwards, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Sen. Jeff Merkley, Van Jones, Lizz Winstead, The Nation’s Ari Berman, Gov. Howard Dean and more. read on
Netroots Foundation is excited to announce a partnership with The PPL (pronounced “The People”) at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC, September 3–6, 2012. Building on our success helping produce the Big Tent Denver in 2008, this will be THE gathering place for bloggers and online organizers in Charlotte. The PPL will include workspace, wifi, tech checks read on
Check out this cool video of all the actions across the country by UNITE HERE members holding Hyatt accountable for being bad employers, and read below for more information on the boycott: Global Hyatt Boycott On August 3 in Washington, DC Unite Here announced a global boycott of (most) Hyatt hotels: After many years of struggle, Hyatt read on
Here’s a summary of what happened at the Women Connect event at Netroots Nation 2012, as described by one of the session organizers. read on