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Immigration Voices

How immigrants helps bolster our economy

By on March 30, 2017

Immigration has been a topic in the national conversation for decades if not centuries, but during the Obama administration the debate flared up to a particularly passionate degree. Following the great recession, many claimed that due to illegal immigration, working-class jobs were becoming ever-harder to find, and despite the…


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Elections Voices

Why Local Elections Matter

By on March 22, 2017

On November 9, 2016, Democrats ceased to have majority representation in any branch of the Federal government. If progressives have any hope of evening the playing field, we need to start our local campaigns now. Republicans have always made state rights their rallying cry, and it is time that we…

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Health Voices

I’m a mental health therapist and I prevented a suicide today

By on March 22, 2017

My client is sitting across the room, decidedly not looking at me. My breath catches in my throat. I notice and try to correct for it, forcing myself to breathe as calmly as I can; while he composes himself, I run through a sort of anxiety checklist that I…


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Economic and Social Justice Health Voices

I’ve Served Over 15,000 Meals on Wheels, This is What I Want You to Know

By on March 18, 2017

Funding for meals programs should not be on the chopping block

 

Even though it was 15 years ago, I still remember the first time I helped deliver Meals on Wheels. At the time, I honestly had very little clue what the program even was. All I knew…


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Elections

Running For Office Is Like Taking Your First Steps. It’s Hard, But You Can Do It.

By on February 26, 2017

Like a toddler discovering she can walk, I took my first steps on the path to political activism.

Up on my own two feet, I felt propelled toward beckoning distances. I would run for office, U.S. Representative, maybe one day President; for a moment, I stood there exhilarated by this…


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Candidates

The Passion Behind Keith Ellison’s Candidacy

By on February 21, 2017

Support Keith Ellison for DNC Chair!

Written by Daniel Kauder
In the midst of the media storm that centers around Donald Trump and the Russians, it can be all too easy to overlook the other battle going on- the one for the future of the Democratic Party. But regardless of the comparatively scant…


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Candidates Elections

Alexis Frank for Congress: SC Special Election

By on February 11, 2017

Alexis will be the voice for the people of South Carolina District 5

Alexis Frank is exactly the kind of person we need representing us in Congress. She enters into politics not because she is a politician, focused on her political career, and pleasing her backers, but rather because she…


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Candidate Tips Elections

Step Up and Run for Office

By on February 1, 2017

I never would have thought I would be raising my hand in a room full of political activists and saying, yes, I would like to run for office. But here I was, the only one raising their hand.
I was attending the second meeting of a local grassroots political advocacy…


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Health

Bernie Plans Nationwide, January 15th Rallies to Save Health Care.

By on January 10, 2017

Find Out How You Can Participate.
Bernie Sanders released more information this week on his plan to save health care. As promised, Bernie is planning nationwide rallies to protect our health care. This will be #OurFirstStand.

The official announcement from Bernie includes a full list of rallies and materials you can…

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The Democratic Party needs to change, and fast. That is why it needs Keith Ellison.

By on December 21, 2016

By David Fredrick

Keith Ellison is the only acceptable contender to be the new chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Rep. Ellison has now been endorsed by the AFL-CIO, National Nurses Union, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. John Lewis, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, so he is not…

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