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The hidden world of nonprofit advocacy

Okay, so today I Tweeted this:

It’d be nice if all the VT nonprofits engaged in political advocacy had to reveal their funding sources. #vtpoli…

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Campaign Finance

Fear and loathing under the Golden Dome

Funny thing. The more time goes by since last Thursday’s inaugural protest, the more fearsome and dangerous it seems to become.

We haven’t had any single item more outrageous than Sen. 676 more words

Health Care Reform

Don't expect the Vermont Workers' Center to go away anytime soon

Those dirty hippies who made Joe Benning walk the gauntlet on Inauguration Day are most likely in this for the long haul. I say this because the Vermont Workers’ Center is a rapidly-growing organization with surprising financial muscle. 564 more words

Health Care Reform

A passel o' peevishness on Inauguration Day (Part One)

Many a knicker was tightly knotted yesterday, judging by some of the statements made and actions taken at the inaugural ceremony.

Most of the collywobbles arose from the protest by advocates of single-payer health care. 678 more words

Health Care Reform

Universal Healthcare in America: Vermont at the Crossroads

After this year’s midterm elections, many are revisiting an issue that rallied so many Vermonters together in previous election cycles: single-payer healthcare. Green Mountain Care, established by Bill H.202 in 2011 as the first single-payer public health care option in the United States, has received criticism due primarily to problems with the program’s website. 569 more words

Politics

Vermont Single-Payer Pioneers in Pittsburgh on May 6th!

Poster by Draplin Design Co.

On Tuesday, May 6th 2014, Jonathan Kissam of The Vermont Workers’ Center will give a special¬†talk about how to build grassroots community campaigns for social justice. ¬† 197 more words

Pittsburgh