Progressive Victories in 2013

Moyer preaches to the choir
Moyer preaches to the choir (Photo credit: Clyde Bentley) Wins for the Progressive Movement in 2013 (via Moyers & Company)

In politics, as in sports, you can’t win ‘em all. With a divided government and a House of Representatives firmly in the control of tea partiers, it was a tough year for progressives in Washington – one marked by the painful cuts of sequestration…

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Walt Roberts Explores…Transpartisan Politics

Transpartisan Movement and pro-democracy reform in the news. Katrina vanden Heuvel is on it.

Posted by Walt Roberts on 01/22/2010

Katrina vanden Heuvel seems to have a handle on the need for pro-democracy reforms and the conditions being right for a transpartisan uprising;  “There is fertile ground on which to rally people in a transpartisan political reform movement.”   I’m keeping my eye on Katrina.  Enjoy.  Walt

The Nation.

The Massachusetts Lesson: Go Populist Now

posted by Katrina vanden Heuvel on 01/19/2010 @ 10:11pm

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….Leadership on pro-democracy reforms are also desperately needed to end the corruption of our politics and to stanch the corporate money flooding and deforming of our democracy. Connect the dots for people: explain how needed reforms are gutted when both parties succumb to the pervasive corruption of our money politics. If the GOP’s obstructionism has a silver lining, it is in exposing how an anti-democratic, super-majority filibuster has essentially made our system dysfunctional. There is fertile ground on which to rally people in a transpartisan political reform movement…….

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Katrina vanden Heuvel

“Thoughts on politics, current affairs, riffs and reflections on what’s in the news and what’s not–but should be.”

Katrina vanden Heuvel has been The Nation’s editor since 1995 and publisher since 2005.

She is the co-editor of Taking Back America–And Taking Down The Radical Right (NationBooks, 2004) and, most recently, editor of The Dictionary of Republicanisms, (NationBooks, 2005)

She is also co-editor (with Stephen F. Cohen) of Voices of Glasnost: Interviews with Gorbachev’s Reformers (Norton, 1989) and editor of The Nation: 1865-1990, and the collection A Just Response: The Nation on Terrorism, Democracy and September 11, 2001.

She is a frequent commentator on American and international politics on MSNBC, CNN and PBS. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and The Boston Globe.

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Arizona Lefty Blogs (Links)


The Arizona feed currently indexes 20 blogs.

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One Planet Conversations – Annie Loyd & Renée Morgan Brooks

WHAT: What can Annie Loyd and Renée Morgan Brooks do together in one evening? Come and find out as One Planet magazine celebrates positive visions and solutions for all of us. This month, One Planet Conversations proudly presents our publisher, Annie Loyd, speaking on “Together – We Can Make the Change.” Are you confused by the “conservatives” but leery of the “liberals?”

Are you weary of the war and peeved at pundits of both major parties? Have you almost or already given up on voting? Do you ever wonder if Oneness can be applied for results and resolutions? Join us for a dialogue and discussion on transpartisan politics, the transformational politics of hope.

Let Renée Morgan Brooks raise your soul with song and Annie Loyd lift your heart with hope. Be part of the dialogue as Annie shares her inspiring message of healing yesterday’s political wounds, standing in the Consciousness of today, and bringing forth the Vision for tomorrow. Will you find out you’re a Planetarian?

WHERE: Creative Living Fellowship 6530 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85014
WHEN: Thursday, September 20th6:30 to 8 p.m.
COST: There is no cost, but a love offering will be accepted.
RSVP: Reservations are appreciated! Please call Janine at Diamond Life Creators at 480-217-1720, or email: the number of people you are bringing.