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Posted by | May 24, 2012
Battleground Caucuses: Ohio

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 | April 7, 2012
Taking the Offense in State Elections

In state after state, working people and the progressive community have met unprecedented attacks on their salaries, pensions and social services with blow-out success. But it’s not enough to play...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Blogging for Transgender Equality: History, Challenges and Progress

Transgender advocacy has exploded in recent years in no small part due to the ability of transgender people to connect nationally online. The immediate and swift outcry against the proposed...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Marriage Equality: Past, Present and Future

Anti-gay attacks banning same-sex marriage, as well as pro-marriage equality legislation, ballot initiatives, judicial cases and electoral fights, have swept the country since 1996 when Congress passed the so-called Defense...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
The Worst Immigration Law in the United States

HB 56, Alabama's extreme immigration bill, was explicitly designed to drive undocumented immigrants out of the state. Since being signed into law, many of the approximately 200,000 Latinos who remain...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Collaboration, Not Co-option: Labor, Community Organizations and Occupy Wall Street Working Together

Occupy Wall Street has not only been a successful movement in and of itself, but it was pivotal in reinvigorating the work of labor unions and community organizations throughout the...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Intervention, Isolation and the Future of Progressive Security Policy

The long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, along with the economic crisis at home, have soured many progressives on foreign policy ideals long held dear by liberals: human rights, multilateral...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Safeguarding Democracy: Innovations in Technology and Human Rights

The future is now. Activists now have access to unlikely tools: satellite technology to deter mass atrocities in South Sudan, civil society leaders in Iran and Southeast Asia distributing encrypted...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
Iran 2012: Iraq 2003 All Over Again?

Despite broad opposition from military and security leaders in the United States and internationally, the sponsors of the Iraq War have attempted to fear-monger their way into another costly Middle...

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Posted by | April 7, 2012
The Battle for Congress: Q&A on the 2012 Elections

The editors of Daily Kos Elections invite you to join them for an in-depth Q&A about the 2012 elections. Thirty-three Senate seats and all 435 seats in the House are...

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