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Voting Rights Act, Trayvon Martin & the Sequester: 3 Reasons Why You Need to Take Action Today

Posted 02/27/2013

For much of 2012 (and 2011 for that matter), we witnessed some of the most egregious efforts to disenfranchise minority, elderly, student and poor voters all across this country.

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Voting Rights Act, Trayvon Martin & the Sequester: 3 Reasons Why You Need to Take Action Today

Posted 02/27/2013

For much of 2012 (and 2011 for that matter), we witnessed some of the most egregious efforts to disenfranchise minority, elderly, student and poor voters all across this country.

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Advancing the State of the Union: More Than Just the President’s Job

Posted 02/13/2013

Movements begin in our own homes — they don’t come from the White House. If we want to see real substantive change in our lives and in society, then each and every one of us has to make it happen, period.

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Advancing the State of the Union: More Than Just the President’s Job

Posted 02/13/2013

Movements begin in our own homes — they don’t come from the White House. If we want to see real substantive change in our lives and in society, then each and every one of us has to make it happen, period.

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Yield Not to Temptation

Posted 01/24/2013

On Monday morning, we watched history unfold before our very eyes. Unfortunately, by the time I arrived at the studio that evening, the temptation to be distracted from our mandate as Americans was already in full effect.

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Yield Not to Temptation

Posted 01/24/2013

On Monday morning, we watched history unfold before our very eyes. Unfortunately, by the time I arrived at the studio that evening, the temptation to be distracted from our mandate as Americans was already in full effect.

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Prior to Inauguration and MLK Day, Let’s Nullify All Talk of Nullification

Posted 01/17/2013

As we move forward with the president’s executive orders and with his second term in office, it’s vital that the rest of us highlight and immediately denounce the sort of dangerous language that Sen. Rand Paul is using.

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Don’t Haggle Over Hagel

Posted 01/8/2013

Chuck Hagel in all likelihood will serve as our next Secretary of Defense. The entire confirmation process, however, is guaranteed to be complicated. But it’s important we remember that this is all just political theater.

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2012: The Year the Rich Couldn’t Buy

Posted 12/26/2012

Whether it was draconian voter ID laws, the shooting death of young Travyon Martin, or the attacks on women and the workers of America, I went into each challenge concerned that they had outmaneuvered us financially. But in the end, I left convinced that money could not buy genuine commitment.

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Now’s Not the Time for Division — It’s Time to Turn This Moment Into a Movement for Change

Posted 12/17/2012

People have been advocating for stiffer gun legislation for years, but now they have the momentum of the nation behind them. The question isn’t when, why or how the media covers tragedies, but rather what we do in their aftermath.

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