Netroots Nation 2013

Posted by | April 8, 2013
Climate Change: Congressional Leaders, Allies on the Path Ahead

The public is ready for meaningful action on climate change, but special interests have a stronghold on too many Congressional leaders. The founders of the bicameral climate change task force...

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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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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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Beyond Aaron’s Law: Reining in Prosecutorial Overreach

Aaron Swartz' death awakened the Netroots community to two things: the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act permits prosecutors to criminalize activist activities, and prosecutorial tactics often deliver injustice. This panel...

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Migrants Moving Mountains: How the Undocumented are Leading the Charge on Immigration Reform

In the past few years the undocumented immigrant movement has become a force with which to be reckoned. DREAMers, day laborers, domestic workers and undocumented people have created a multi-faceted...

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Firing Isn’t Just for Trump: How to Fight Workplace Discrimination

No one likes getting fired. But what if you were fired because you’re gay? Or because you helped organize a union in your workplace? Or because you have an accent?...

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Intolerance Abroad: Overcoming Violence and Repression and Moving Toward Global LGBT Solidarity

Recent progress for LGBT Americans—in civil rights and in the slow but steady gains in dismantling institutional discrimination in mainline Protestant churches—has created a backlash not in the U.S. but...

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You Get Paid to Do This? Tips for Supporting Your Blog through Advertising and Fundraising

Want to get paid to blog? Today, successful bloggers are funding their work through advertising, direct reader appeals and other mechanisms that afford the time and resources to keep great...

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Forever in their Debt: Taking Initiative on the Student Loan Crisis

The burden of student loan debt is quietly crushing millions of young Americans. The United States has accumulated more than $1 trillion in student debt, with no end in sight....

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Posted by | April 8, 2013
Silicon Valley Supply Chain: Is Tech Treating its Workforce Unfairly?

Over the past 30 years, Silicon Valley has been an engine for growth and innovation in the U.S. and world economy. But many workers in the supply chain have not...

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