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Scott Walker: Good For Wisconsin, Horrible For America

In recent months, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has become the poster boy of the 2016 GOP hopefuls. Walker is charismatic and holds quite an accomplished track record in Wisconsin. 1,202 more words

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Random Headlines -- 3/27/15

Raw Story – Texas woman throws Molotov cocktail outside Austin Planned Parenthood.
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Abortion

Louisville is in an Affordable Housing Crisis

On March 26, 2015, I gave the following address to the Louisville Metro Council in support of an Ordinance raising the Insurance Premium Tax by 1% to fund the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund. 546 more words

Community

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice"

The March from Selma to Montgomery:

On 25 March 1965, Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent demonstrators to the steps of the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, after a 5-day, 54-mile march from Selma, Alabama, where local African Americans, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) had been campaigning for voting rights.

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Issues And Activism

Robert Kuttner: The Dance of Liberals and Radicals

 No great social change in America has occurred without radicals, beginning with the struggle to end slavery. Causes that now seem mainstream began with radical, impolite and sometimes civil disobedient protest.

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Activism

Why Not Make Voting Mandatory?

By Charles D. Ellison

Convoluted and restrictive voter ID measures got you down?

Still rubbing the migraine you got from voter-suppression laws?

Banging your head against the wall when voter turnout is too low? 344 more words

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