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Posted by | May 22, 2013
Going on Offense: Austerity is Dead

Duncan Black has successfully brought the case for expanding Social Security from the progressive blogosphere to the pages of USA Today. Duncan explains how he has flipped the austerity script—and...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
The Year of the Woman: Moving the Needle Forward for Feminism

We've danced globally combating violence against women, and we've given micro-grants out the wazoo to women's initiatives around the world. So why are we still fighting for gender equality in...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Engaging New American Voters and Voters of Color

The 2012 general election clearly demonstrated the unleashed potential of new American voters and voters of color to win significant progressive policies and races at state and national levels. The...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Getting Real on Climate: What We Must Do to Stop Climate Change

Join us for a nuts-and-bolts strategic and tactical discussion of what it's going to take for us to move the needle on climate—politically, scientifically and economically.

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
A Nation in Trans-ition

Join us as leaders in the transgender and allied movement are working to integrate transgender issues into the mainstream civil rights agenda. You'll hear from leaders who are working on...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Taking Poverty Into our Own Hands

At the root of the success in addressing every social and economic issue is our ability to understand and address poverty and the growing income inequality. Awaiting comprehensive responses from...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Smoke Signals: The Next Steps in Marijuana Reform

In 2012 voters in Washington and Colorado chose to legalize marijuana, which many hope is the beginning of the end of the failed "War on Drugs." In addition to exploring...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
By Progressives, For Progressives: Businesses as Movement Infrastructure

Corporations are not people, but some are a critical part of progressive infrastructure. Social movement ventures such as CREDO Mobile, Kos Media, Salsa Labs and Ethical Electric don't just sell...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Challenging Drones, from Pakistan to Oakland

Ongoing revelations about the use of drones as a tool of foreign warfare have raised concerns about the nature of the war on terror, its impact on our foreign relations,...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Stories From the Front Lines: How a Grassroots Movement is Winning the War on Coal Exports

This session is a case study in building a successful grassroots movement. We'll discuss how building an inclusive and diverse coalition can generate real strength and how we've collectively identified...

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