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As the 2018 nomination season gets underway, analysts anticipate a network of insurgent candidates and activists to seek a liberal purification of the Democratic Party, in the same way that Tea Party members took aim at a detested Republican “establishment” via a series of formidable primary challenges ...
By Alan J. Steinberg. The name Allard Lowenstein is unknown to the overwhelming majority of Americans under the age of 40. Yet 50 years ago, in 1968, there were few individuals of greater significance in American politics than Allard Lowenstein. And without question, Allard Lowenstein would have been ...

Billionaire liberal activist Tom Steyer spoke Tuesday on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus about his multi-million dollar push for progressive candidates and causes in Wisconsin. Steyer is a hedge fund manager who has made a name for himself by funding liberal political causes across the ...
Liberal activists were demonstrating against an EU-Turkey deal which came into effect last year. Under the agreement, migrants arriving in Greece are deported back to Turkey if they do not apply for asylum or their claim is rejected. Angela Merkel Isis behead HOGAR SOCIAL. A fake beheading was staged ...
As the director of the nation's only right-of-center full-service shareholder activist organization — the National Center for Public Policy Research's Free Enterprise Project (FEP) — I witness liberal activists wag the tail of the corporate dog with almost no pushback. Corporate leaders I engage with remark ...
The need to protect the Constitution from “activist liberal judges” is one of the favorite rallying cries of the judicial right. The way they see it, conservative judges are the stalwart defenders of what the Founding Fathers intended the United States to be — while liberal judges are all-too-willing to strike down ...

Activist and journalist Desmond Cole, who has written extensively about racial discrimination in Canada, also said he believes having a sitting judge ... "I have a suspicion that this organization is unofficially linked to the Liberal party ... for the purpose of gathering the new energy around black activism and ...
Housing activists marched and protested on the floors of the convention hall, urging candidates to back a proposal to strengthen California rent control. And at one point, angry over Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon's decision to hold a proposed single-payer universal health care bill in committee, ...
But liberal activists have a long way to go to match that sway over Democrats, if this week's budget deal is any indication. Left-leaning groups that spent months ... But across the board, liberal activist leaders greeted Democratic support for the budget deal with a grimace. Some warned that the willingness to ...
and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) took to the floor to announce a massive deal that would boost domestic and defense spending, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was entering her third hour on the House floor expressing opposition, to the delight of liberal activists and lawmakers.
Despite its image as a haven for liberal values, those in rural parts of California see things differently. Photograph: Ringo HW Chiu/AP. California has a rich history of progressive activism, launching the Free Speech Movement, the Black Panthers and Black Lives Matter and passing groundbreaking policies ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of another shutdown deadline, immigration activists joined liberal leaders Wednesday in threatening political retribution ... "I'm not a loyal Democrat," Linda Sarsour, a political activist who co-chaired the 2017 Women's March, declared during a fiery rally near Capitol Hill.
The sentiment — coupled with what those in the Democratic Party's liberal wing see as Schumer caving last month to Trump and McConnell (R-Ky.) — has angered progressive activists. “Chuck Schumer is the far-right wing of the Democratic Party,” said Ron Widelec of Commack, a steering committee ...
The Activist Liberal Media Comes of Age ... Many immigration activists wanted to tie protections for the so-called DREAMers—the 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children—to must-pass ... They've also partnered with MoveOn and Swing Left to raise money and do activism.
The hasty retreat by 33 Senate Democrats was particularly humiliating in the immediate aftermath of the anniversary of the Women's March, which saw thousands of activists reconvene in cities across the country to protest against President Trump and congressional Republicans. Liberal groups such as ...
But as Democrats largely joined with Republicans to pass a short-term spending bill based only on a promise that the Senate would take up legislation to address immigration issues, activists turned to condemnation. The Monday deal to end the shutdown was what activist group MoveOn.org's Ben Wikler ...
But in taking the deal, Democrats have drawn the wrath of a fired-up activist base that now feels betrayed. Democrats had blocked Republican funding measures last week in part due to pressure from the left to protect Dreamers, who could face deportation following President Donald Trump's decision last ...

But in taking the deal, Democrats have drawn the wrath of a fired-up activist base that now feels betrayed. Democrats had blocked Republican funding measures last week in part due to pressure from the left to protect Dreamers, who could face deportation following President Donald Trump's decision last ...
Ever since Donald Trump became president, some liberal activists have called for Twitter to suspend his account. ... In a Facebook post, the activist group Resistance SF wrote: ... But the ability to conduct politics, activism, punditry and even diplomacy via Twitter has long been a core feature of the service.
In a press release issued Thursday, the liberal activist group CREDO Action boasted about a petition it claims that more than 72,000 people have signed calling on University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban to speak out against President Donald Trump. The petition encourages Saban to ...
Other incremental social reforms have also illustrated the Saudi leadership's responsiveness to years of protests and activism by women's rights activists. Saudi women have long chafed under the “male guardianship” laws, under which a woman must have a male guardian — father, husband, uncle or son ...
WASHINGTON — With a new deadline fast approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Their inaction has enraged liberal activists across the country, who have shifted their anger in recent days from ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The civil rights lawyer who was elected as Philadelphia's top prosecutor on the promise of criminal justice reform has been sworn in as district attorney. Democrat Larry Krasner said Tuesday that the city has started on its “long road” to repairing ties between communities and police.
WASHINGTON — Liberal activists, eager for Democrats to assert what power they have left in Congress, are pressing Democratic leaders to shut down .... Indivisible, a liberal activist organization, is asking its local chapters to push Democratic members of Congress to publicly commit to voting against the ...
After decades in the shadows, O.C. liberal activists take center stage ... The veteran activist — whose late husband, Howard Adler, served two stints as the county Democratic Party chairman — is field director for the Canyon ... “There is the type of activism that is about letting people know what is wrong.
Listen to a few of Suleyman's talks on YouTube and you'll quickly realise that he's a left-leaning activist who wants to make the world a better place for everyone as opposed to an elite few. He differs from many of today's tech founders in that he genuinely seems to care about the welfare of everyone on the ...
But he had a second professional life that he hid from his bosses in New York. Writing under a pseudonym for a prominent South Carolina newspaper, the Times journalist delivered fire-breathing, race-baiting and occasionally anti-Semitic screeds attacking the “liberal” press and its alleged communist ties.
Indivisible, the liberal grass-roots network, held training sessions in Alabama, sending veteran activists into the state to hone the tactics of local organizers. ... And NextGen America, a national group funded by Tom Steyer, the billionaire environmental activist, lent an organizer to an Alabama-centric group, ...
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Reports in Washington say that liberal activists, eager for Democrats to assert what power they have left in the US .... It said indivisible, a liberal activist organization, is asking its local chapters to push Democratic members of Congress to publicly commit to voting ...
WASHINGTON — Liberal activists, eager for Democrats to assert what power they have left in Congress, are pressing Democratic leaders to shut down .... Indivisible, a liberal activist organization, is asking its local chapters to push Democratic members of Congress to publicly commit to voting against the ...
After decades in the shadows, O.C. liberal activists take center stage .... The veteran activist — whose late husband, Howard Adler, served two stints as the county Democratic Party chairman — is field director for the Canyon ... “There is the type of activism that is about letting people know what is wrong.
As Credico told Alternet, he and Assange met thrice in London: on September 6, and again on November 13 and 16. The comedian activist claimed he was there for a hearing regarding a Freedom of Information Act filed by Stefania Maurizi, an Italian journalist associated with Assange and The Intercept's ...
“We have to kill it in the Senate”: how liberal activists think they can kill the tax bill ... Progressive Democratic activist groups have been strategizing their plan of attack on a Republican tax bill for months. .... That makes it tough to get the same level of coverage on the tax bill — much less tax activism.
... activists despite his victory for relative moderation over an activist ... on healthcare for liberal activists in states with Republican governors.
Antifa is shorthand for anti-fascist and refers to a loose network of activists, some of whom aim to physically confront white supremacists.
Cernovich's supporters quickly lit up the Internet with a combination of derision and outrage: Liberal activists and social justice warriors had ...
The Liberal Democrats have been pulled into the sexual ... in the party – also saw activists making a series of serious claims of sexual assault.
Some Ontario Liberal activists are calling for an end to public funding of Catholic schools, improvements to the recognition of foreign ...
Prominent Pakistani political and human rights activists, intellectuals and journalists gathered in London for a conference this weekend to affirm ...
... the slate of candidates is also more liberal, by many accounts. In terms ... a hotelier, a racial equity activist, a commercial real estate investor, ...
Arizona congressman Paul Gosar is accusing a liberal activist of ... left wing activists for inciting it, and then linked the liberal billionaire investor.
But the embrace by CAP has some anti-Trump activists complaining ... wave of resistance activism would substantially shift the axis of the party.
Julie Edwards and Kim Baker from the Midlands chapter of Indivisible, a grassroots organization of liberal activists across the country, chatted ...
Trump Era Sparks 'Tectonic Shift' For Liberal Jewish Activism ... director of the Religious Action Center, the activist arm of the Union for Reform Judaism. ... Reform leaders and activists are taking advantage of this moment of ...
Carlos Moreno, interim director of the Connecticut Working Families Party, speaks at a rally in Greenwich Thursday calling for higher taxes on ...
A liberal activist group on Thursday labeled Ralph Northam's campaign "racist," criticizing the Virginia Democrat running for governor a day ...
Liberal activists fear these 3 Senate Democrats could back Trump on tax ... said Ezra Levin, co-founder of the national activist group Indivisible.
Arizona congressman Paul Gosar is accusing a liberal activist of ... left wing activists for inciting it, and then linked the liberal billionaire investor.
Julie Edwards and Kim Baker from the Midlands chapter of Indivisible, a grassroots organization of liberal activists across the country, chatted ...
Trump Era Sparks 'Tectonic Shift' For Liberal Jewish Activism ... director of the Religious Action Center, the activist arm of the Union for Reform Judaism. ... Reform leaders and activists are taking advantage of this moment of ...


 

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