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Posted by | May 24, 2012
Battleground Caucuses: Colorado

Want to know more about what’s happening in battleground states like Ohio and Pennsylvania? Curious about key races and major ballot initiatives coming up? Come to one of these battleground...

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Posted by | May 21, 2012
Ignite @ Netroots Nation

Come to the first-ever Ignite event at Netroots Nation and be inspired! At Ignite events, presenters give five-minute speeches with 20 slides that advance automatically every 15 seconds. Topics vary...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Big Decisions: A Discussion of Recent and Upcoming SCOTUS Cases

Over the course of the next year, the Supreme Court is poised to rule on nearly every major political issue facing the country today. By the time the current term...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Revitalizing State and Local Blogging

Since the historic 2006 and 2008 election cycles, state and local blogospheres all around the country have been fragmenting and decaying to the detriment of the progressive movement. This panel...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Ask a Sista: Black Women Muse on Politics, Policy, Pop Culture and Scholarship

This session was a big hit at Netroots Nation 2011. Our point of departure is that African-American women make up two-thirds of the black, Democratic voting bloc. Their votes are...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Agitation and Inspiration: The Power of Art and Cultural Organizing

Culture is the realm of ideas, images and stories; it is where people make sense of the world and where they find meaning and forge community. History shows that when...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Saving Public Transportation: A Matter of Social Justice

In Rhode Island, public transit service is under perennial threat of service cuts and fare increases due to a flawed funding mechanism, the gas tax. Transit systems around the country—from...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Occupy Goes Home: The Occupy Movement and the Foreclosure Crisis

The Occupy movement has been taking homes throughout the year and plans to continue throughout the summer. What does this campaign contribute to larger progressive goals? Should the progressive movement...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Why the Fed is the Most Important Economic Issue You Know Nothing About

Years worth of bailouts and bank regulation debates have placed a new level of political focus on the Federal Reserve. It has been a topic for the Occupy movement and...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Beyond Occupy: What Does a New Economic System Look Like?

The Occupy movement created a major opportunity and an imperative for progressives: Figure out what a new system, one that isn't based solely on individual greed and a race to...

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