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Americans Rally 'Overnight' to Economic Populism -- Thanks to Bernie Sanders -- and Decades of Organizing

Roger Hickey | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Roger Hickey

Bernie Sanders is campaigning on a platform that has been developed, tested, and put on the national agenda by a generation of progressive thinkers, political leaders like Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and generations of organizers.

Populism2015: Construction Crew for Democracy

Michael Winship | Posted 05.01.2016 | Politics
Michael Winship

To the blare of sounding brass and booming drums, some 800 activists and community organizers from around the country recently converged on Washington, D.C.

Stronger at Home, More Respected Abroad

Jeff Blum | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Jeff Blum

When we invest solely in weapons systems, we rely too heavily on those tools in conflicts. Why spend $1.5 trillion on the F-35, a long-delayed plane designed for different challenges than today's military faces?

Poll Finds Obama Ahead In Florida, Colorado

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

New polls conducted for the Democratic-leaning Project New America and USAction give President Barack Obama a slim lead over Republican presidential c...

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Face First Test In Illinois Tonight | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the national media eyes the Illinois primary race between Republicans Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, progressive activists have their...

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Face First Test In Illinois Primary | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a newly redrawn congressional district covering the North Shore Chicago suburbs, progressive groups are mounting their first foray in...

Tyler Kingkade

Worker Activists Deliver Petitions Against Jobless Discrimination To Capitol Hill | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Labor advocates delivered 250,000 petitions in support of an initiative to ban hiring discrimination against the jobless on Wednesday, h...

Tyler Kingkade, Largest Job Search Website, Bans Discriminatory Ads | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With mounting pressure from worker advocates and an online petition,, the Internet's highest-trafficked job board website, ha...

Jordan Howard Says It Won't Ban Third-Party Ads That Discourage Job Applications From The Unemployed | Jordan Howard | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The parent company for the employment website, Monster Worldwide Inc., is taking action to get the progressive advocacy grou...

We Are All Part of the Labor Movement Now

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The battle of Wisconsin is about the principle of whether everyday people have the right to sit at a bargaining table and have a say about their wages, their working conditions, and their jobs.

Vote for Progressive Change -- Online -- Today

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

This is the final day to cast your votes for progressive change! Pepsi Cola is going to donate more than $500,000 to nonprofit groups that receive the most online "votes" from people like you.

"Enough Is Enough": Brave New Foundation, TrueMajority/USAction up the Ante in Fight to End Afghanistan War

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald

The same day that Afghanistan became the longest war in U.S. history, NATO had its worst day for casualties this year, and we learned U.S. taxpayer dollars are ending up in the hands of the Taliban.