Tag Archives: Hope and Change

July Profile: Wendell Potter

Wendell Potter is one of the few today who have the inside knowledge and understanding of just how the health insurance industry is able to manipulate the messaging and therefore the general public’s lack of understanding to what’s going on within the for-profit health insurance industry. His ‘wisdom voice’ provides great insights for all of us. Continue reading

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Playing Bigger Than You Are: No One Said It Was Going To Be Easy

Of the many lessons woven throughout Stewart Acuff’s book Playing Bigger Than You Are:  A Life in Organizing (Levins Publishing, Minneapolis) is the valuable perspective he shares about the day-in and day-out work that is the reality of union organizing. … Continue reading

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On The Commons: It’s About ‘We’ Not Just ‘Me’

On the Commons, an organization dedicated to promoting and trumpeting all that we share, is featured in Wisdom Voices Spotlight. Learn more about this incredible organization reminding us that not everything in life is measured by a price tag or its market value. Continue reading

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January 2012: Lena Taylor

With the recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker due soon, it’s good to reflect back on the events of a year ago to understand how and why this recall is happening. Wisconsin State Senator Lena Taylor, one of the ‘Wisconsin 14’ remembers back to those historic days in February 2011. Continue reading

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Too Early To Chill The Champagne? Action to Overturn Citizens United Heats Up

Have you noticed the flurry of activity recently centering on activities to amend the Constitution and overturn the Supreme Court Citizens United ruling? Could this really happen soon? Take a look at all the recent activity. Continue reading

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Can Occupy Wall Street Push Us To Single Payer?

A natural extension of the Occupy Wall Street Movement should be Occupy The For-Profit Health Care Corporations. Single Payer remains the answer. Continue reading

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October Profile: Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer

Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer envisions great possibilities for building stronger local communities if we stop the insanity of military spending at the national level. Read more about the Minnesota Arms Spending Alternatives Project (MN ASAP) and how you can get involved. Continue reading

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Wisconsin Is The Real Source for Hope and Change

Forward is the only way progressives can go and Wisconsin shows us how. The state senate recall elections are August 9. Continue reading

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