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  • May 25, 2017

    The Right Steps Up its Attacks on the Labor Movement

    Whenever the Right takes power in the United States – from the United States Presidency to a state capitol – it sets its sights on strengthening the conservative lock on power structurally by making changes to our elections processes. It also ...

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  • May 5, 2017

    Katherine Storch Joins the Brennan Center

    After nearly five years with the DA, Strategy and Planning Manager Katherine Storch has accepted a new position as Director of Foundation Relations at the Brennan Center for Justice. Katherine has been an indispensable member of the DA team, ...

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  • May 3, 2017

    “Give ‘Em Hell” – CPD Launches Campaign Against “Corporate Backers of Hate”

    The Center for Popular Democracy’s latest pressure campaign targets corporations “standing by the President and… positioning themselves to profit from his hateful agenda.” With direct action, social media pressure, and other efforts, they’ll ...

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  • April 29, 2017

    News Roundup, April 29

    Smart investments: for a party looking to build in a progressive direction, for lifting the wages of millions of workers, and for reforming money in politics. In contrast to these bold, forward-looking plans: a rundown of 100 ways, in 100 days, ...

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  • April 28, 2017

    The Resistance Takes on Trump’s Assault on Climate Action

    Just as the first hundred days of the Trump Administration began with the massive resistance of the Women’s March, they will end tomorrow with marches all across the country to stand up to his assaults on the fragile progress the country has ...

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  • March 25, 2017

    Democracy in the Balance: A Time to Resist and Restore

    “Business must learn the lesson… that political power is necessary; that such power must be assiduously cultivated; and that when necessary, it must be used aggressively and with determination — without embarrassment and without the ...

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  • March 15, 2017

    News Roundup, March 15

    How to fix a broken Electoral College; what the Democratic Party should (and shouldn’t) do next); delving into Trump’s baseless allegations of voter fraud; and sci-fi lessons for movement organizing. How to Make the Electoral College ...

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  • March 3, 2017

    How Philanthropy and Civil Society Tell America’s Story – And Their Own

    DA President Gara LaMarche delivered the following keynote remarks to San Diego Grantmakers, a donor network helping grantmakers’ philanthropy have greater impact, on March 2, 2017. The video above was played before his speech. Thank you. ...

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  • February 26, 2017

    Progressives Must Mobilize and Persuade – And Get Better at Each

    The 2016 election is more than three months past, and we are living each day with its apocalyptic consequences. We need to fight Trump and what he stands for on multiple fronts. We need to fight the Muslim ban, the global gag order, a border ...

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