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March Profile: Eugene V. Debs

As we await a spring revival of the Occupy Movement, a look back at the life and times of Eugene V. Debs reminds us that the fight for the 99 percent has long been waged. Read our March Progressive Profile and ask yourself if his words from nearly 100 years ago don’t ring just as true in 2012. 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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September Profile: Stewart Acuff

“I know that as bad as it may seem today, and it may get worse, there will be a time when good people, average people, unite and turn it around,” said veteran union organizer Stewart Acuff. His insightful views on today’s labor movement and our democracy are featured in this month’s Progressive Profie. Continue reading

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