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A source for modern progressives to keep up-to-date with right wing shenanigans, as well as the tools & tactics we'll use to defeat them
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Progressives Guide to Social Media 1: Intro | NEWS JUNKIE POST

Progressives Guide to Social Media 1: Intro | NEWS JUNKIE POST | Progressives Unite | Scoop.it

Social Media is going to be one of the central battlegrounds in the 2012 election cycle in the US. The corporate right understands this very well, and they have invested mass sums from their war chest to send in legions of mindless astroturfers to try to control content aggregation and spin. It is essential for genuine grassroots supporters of real change and reform to take an active role on this front to fight back.

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Democrats in Congress step up tax-the-rich efforts

Little more than a year ago, Democrats in Congress were hesitant to raise taxes on the wealthy. In the Senate, they could not find enough support for boosting taxes on people making $1 million or more a year, much less on families making $250,000.
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Congress: Not the Place for Insider Trading - Truthdig

Congress: Not the Place for Insider Trading - Truthdig | Progressives Unite | Scoop.it
The fact that lawmakers like Sen. Joe Lieberman need to go out of their way to draft specific legislation to stipulate that members of Congress shouldn’t be engaging in insider trading with information they may come across by virtue of their vaunted positions is kind of revealing, isn’t it?
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