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Posted by | June 9, 2013
State/Local Blogger Caucus

Hosted by the Northwest Progressive Institute ( http://www.nwprogressive.org/ ) come to expand your network and talk about issues facing state and local bloggers.

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Posted by | June 7, 2013
Battleground Caucus: Cascadia (Washington/ Oregon/ Idaho)

For these purposes the Pacific Northwest is Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska. Want to know more about what’s happening in battleground states like Pennsylvania and Virginia? Curious about key races...

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Posted by | May 16, 2013
Weak Democrats vs. Strong Progressives: Lessons from the Social Security Fight

A Democratic president is proposing cuts to Social Security benefits. Some Democrats in Congress are sitting passively by, but bold progressive organizations and elected leaders are fighting back with strength....

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Stopping the Next Depression: Banks are Still too Big to Fail

While it was a step forward, the Dodd/Frank bill is missing some critical pieces. Banks are still "too big to fail"—and they're bigger than ever. Wall Street has oversized political...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Creative Extraction: How Wall Street Banks are Extracting Resources from Main Street

This panel will examine how Wall Street turned away from their historical role of making productive investments in the economy to creating sophisticated instruments that extract increasingly from the real...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Organizing Beyond Elections: Judicial Vacancies are the Keys to a Generation of Change

Judicial vacancies are rarely talked about in our states. The truth is, while we focus on election cycles that can affect change for two, four or six years, appointing a...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Beating Back Mansplaining and Other Acts of Sexism in Politics and Organizing

Earlier this year, Sen. Ron Johnson infamously mansplained to newly elected Sen. Tammy Baldwin how the federal budget works even though she was in the House of Representatives for 14...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
The Future of Organizing

What does the future of organizing look like? Is it a million leaders, spread across the U.S., becoming campaigners for the first time? Is it teenagers driving the political debate...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Women Leading on Gun Violence Prevention

Women have a special role to play in moving policy and culture when it comes to the detrimental impact of gun violence in our society. In recent polling it has...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Mis-Education of Bloggers: What You Don’t Know About Education Reform and Communities of Color

From school closings, public to private, school vouchers to school choice, everyone seems to have an opinion on how education reform affects communities of color. Who has the right idea?...

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