Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Blue State Ball: Having Fun, Progressive Style

Last night it was just plain fun to be a progressive.  It was the 9th annual Blue State Ball here in Minnesota and progressives from every corner of the state gathered in Minneapolis to celebrate the diversity and inner joy … Continue reading

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Mercy Killers: Play Moves To Ohio As Healthcare Debate Continues

Too often the pain and suffering (physical and monetary) of everyday people in this country is lost during a debate or discussion on healthcare. We are set to begin implementation nationwide of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and yet, despite … Continue reading

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Single Payer — It Remains The Only Answer

The push is on to move the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) to what everyone knows is the only real answer to our health care crisis: single payer. The Labor Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare’s annual conference repeated the simple message of single payer: Everybody In. Nobody Out. The work to educate, motivate and organize for single payer continues. Continue reading

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January 2013: John Bonifaz

John Bonifaz embodies the spirit of democracy in action. His work with Free Speech For People is helping to pave the way for a 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution to turn back the Supreme Court’s 5-4 Citizens United ruling. “This is a non-violent democracy movement that recognizes that despite the odds that are immediately in front of us, that we can and will prevail like people have before us.” Read more in our January Progressive Profile. Continue reading

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