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Econ 101: Expert Fits Progressive Agenda On Just A Paper Bag (IMAGE)

Source: Washington Post

Jared Bernstein is a former chief economist to Vice President Biden, and he’s about to simplify things a whole lot for you.

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This Is What Happens When Voting Is Easy, And Why Republicans Hate It

Oregon voters turned out and progressives won big.

In the red tide of the midterms, there were a few bright spots for Democrats.

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Here’s What Banning Gay Troop Leaders Will Cost Boy Scouts Of America: Disney Pulls Funding

Boy Scouts photo cc 2008 by Steven Depolo via Flickr.

The Boy Scouts’ ban on gay troop leaders is about to cost them big. The gay-friendly Disney Company said they’re cutting off their support after this year.

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Chicago Takes Center Stage In Fight Against Wage Slavery And Corporate Greed

Chicago Takes Center Stage In Fight Against Wage Slavery And Corporate Greed

Workers all across the country have started to speak out against their low-wages.

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Progressives Around The World Show Beautiful Solidarity Behind Marriage Equality

Progressives Around The World Show Beautiful Solidarity Behind Marriage Equality

It is absolutely clear this message will not go unheard.

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The David Pakman Show – Democrats Need Better Economic Messaging (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – Democrats Need Better Economic Messaging (VIDEO)

Democratic Engagement Specialist Richard Fowler joins David to explain how progressives can get their messages across more effectively.

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The David Pakman Show – Blind Poll Shows Republicans Prefer Progressive Sequester Proposal (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – Blind Poll Shows Republicans Prefer Progressive Sequester Proposal (VIDEO)

A blind poll conducted by ‘Business Insider’ reveals that Republicans choose progressive budget solutions over their own party’s.

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12 Phrases Progressives Need To Ditch (And What We Can Say Instead)

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.

If we want people to think well of our agenda, then we need to use our own words, not the GOP’s. Here are 12 phrases progressives need to ditch.

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Cantor, Ryan, Jindal Attempt To Rebrand Old GOP Ideas With New Words (VIDEO)

Young Turks of the GOP

Explaining is not the answer. Moral middle class policies, the ones being attempted by the President with pressure from the grassroots, are.

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Obama Inauguration Speech Tears Apart Entire GOP Philosophy Of Greed

Obama Inauguration Speech Tears Apart Entire GOP Philosophy Of Greed

President Obama gave one of the most progressive speeches I have heard in my lifetime. Here is to four more years.

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The Progressive Answer To Grover Norquist

The Progressive Answer To Grover Norquist

When Conservatives have something as solid as a promise thought up by a 12-year-old, how can Progressives even compete?

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St. Louis, MO’s Gay Pride Fest Moves Downtown For 2013

St. Louis, MO’s Gay Pride Fest Moves Downtown For 2013

Enthusiastic crowds of over 100,000 led to the venue change. Growth of Pride Fest is a hopeful sign in a state that added a constitutional ban on same sex marriage in 2004.

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Reagan Supported Higher Taxes On The Rich, Flat Tax Isn’t The Solution (VIDEO)

Reagan Supported Higher Taxes On The Rich, Flat Tax Isn’t The Solution (VIDEO)

A flat tax hurts the poor, which shrinks the middle class.

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Pragmatic Protest – Battling The Marketing Medusa Without Turning To Stone

Pragmatic Protest – Battling The Marketing Medusa Without Turning To Stone

Advertising isn’t Don Draper trying to understand how housewives think, it’s not artists, working day-jobs. It’s trained psychologists, manipulating children.

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How The Occupy Movement Helped Obama Win – And Why That’s A Good Thing

The first Occupy call to action, Sept. 2011

Obama’s writings on the 99% vs. the 1% predate the Occupy movement.

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Maybe It’s Time To Shut Up And Start Building Some Bridges (Op Ed)

Maybe It’s Time To Shut Up And Start Building Some Bridges (Op Ed)

Post-election triumph is starting to feel like an ugly hangover: Great going down, but undeniably toxic. Clearly, it’s time for some real nutrition.

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Michigan Rejects Draconian ‘Emergency Manager’ Law

Image from the Michigan League of Responsible Voters.

Progressives, grassroots groups, and unions prevent GOP Gov. and Tea Party take-overs of financially troubled towns and cities.

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American Voting System One Of The Worst In The World

American Voting System One Of The Worst In The World

Here in America, we pride ourselves on democracy. At least, we think we do. However, is American democracy really something to pride ourselves on?

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Opinions From A Young Progressive, Volume Five

Picture of our writer along with his faithful companion, Bear. Image credit goes to A. Mundo Photography.

Find out our youngest contributor’s endorsement for president as well as his reasoning behind it — even Republicans should be convinced! More inside.

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Two-Thirds Of Republicans Believe in Demonic Possession, Less Than Half Believe In Climate Change

Two-Thirds Of Republicans Believe in Demonic Possession, Less Than Half Believe In Climate Change

More Republicans believe in demonic possession than believe in any kind of climate change. Is there no hope?

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