Netroots Nation 2013

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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Native Vote: Why Winning Indian Country Matters to You

This panel of Native Vote organizers and strategists will engage participants on why winning Indian country is vital to all people, not just one demographic. How do the political and...

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What We Can Do to Expose “Red, White and Blue-Washing”

Corporations such as Apple, Walmart, Maytag and General Electric have pledged to move jobs back to the U.S. or stock more Made in America products on their shelves. We'll dissect...

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Rights in the Balance: The Supreme Court and Social Justice

The current term of the U.S. Supreme Court includes some of the most important cases in decades. By the end of the term—quite possibly just as Netroots Nation is getting...

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Disarming the NRA: Debunking Misinformation on Guns and Gun Violence

The culmination of a horrific year of mass shootings, the Newtown massacre shocked the nation's conscience and for the first time in more than a decade put the debate over...

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Making Wall Street Tremble: Case Studies from Innovative Corporate Campaigns

Over the past year, grassroots campaigns have taken on some of the biggest Wall Street corporations in the country and scored real, tangible victories against behemoths like Walmart, Bank of...

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The Rise of Alt-Labor: Organizing Outside Traditional Unions

You no longer need a traditional union to organize and bargain for paid sick leave, a raise and other workplace rights. Just look at the Walmart Black Friday strike and...

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Legitimate Tape: Using Republicans’ Own Words to Shut that Whole Thing Down

From “legitimate rape” to “something that God intended to happen” to “47 percent,” 2012 demonstrated that we can defeat Republicans by using their own words against them. But the words...

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The Incredible Role of Art and Culture in Elections

This panel will highlight examples of videos, op-eds, posters, art and comedy from the past few election cycles and talk about what works, what doesn’t and what we can learn...

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How We Used the Internet to Help Win the Presidential Election

In the past, a New York Times front-page story was all it took to get an issue traction. But those days are gone. During the 2012 election, it was often...

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