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Posted by | May 10, 2016
How the Next President Can Bust Up Big Corporations

The next Democratic president may face a Republican Congress. Some say nothing can get done. Yet, lots can be done by using existing executive powers that were granted as far...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Networked Change: Real Stories and Research from the Front Lines of Today’s Most Successful Movements

NetChange Consulting (formerly Communicopia) recently released a report that maps the strategies and practices that made today's most successful advocacy campaigns work while so many others fail to create lasting...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
How Progressives Helped Pass the Iran Deal and How We Can Keep Winning

The Iran nuclear agreement was a huge accomplishment for the Obama administration, for the U.S., and for a progressive vision of foreign policy. In contrast to the Iraq war—which cost...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Keep It in the Ground: Getting the Federal Government Out of the Fossil Fuel Business

Over the last several years, we've seen grassroots organizing turn the tide and deliver progressive victories on several key climate battles, including the Keystone pipeline and Arctic drilling. Now, the...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
#AskaSista: Black Women Muse on Politics, Policy, Pop Culture and Scholarship

Ella Baker's practice of "participatory democracy" has shaped grassroots organizing models from SNCC to #Occupy to #BlackLivesMatter. The #Ferguson police and the DOJ. Loretta Lynch is now Attorney General and...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Justice at the Ballot Box: How Holding Prosecutors Accountable in Elections is Key to Criminal Justice Reform

Prosecutors may be the most powerful people in our criminal justice system. They have broad discretion to choose if and how to charge. Too many refuse to hold police accountable...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Pop! Goes the Hegemony: Activists Taking on the Entertainment Industry—and Winning

Save Kesha! #OscarsSoWhite and & #StopWhiteWashing are just some of the powerful campaigns our panelists have waged to influence Hollywood, pop music and even the comic book industry. Because pop...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
#BlackQueerMagic: Black Feminism and Pop Culture as Resistance

This panel will center Black women and femmes who explicate on their experiences, Black feminist resistance and popular culture analysis to dissect and examine the ways in which Black women...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
#BlackWomenLead: The Role and Importance of Black Women Organizers

From the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement to the impact Black people have on social media with platforms such as #BlackTwitter to the rising number of Black women...

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Posted by | April 19, 2016
TPP: Trade “Trump-ing” the Election [Voter Pick]

Voters' opposition to job-killing trade policies has fueled the surge of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has generated an unprecedented diverse opposition movement reflective of its...

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