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Greg Palast | Here’s what we do now – a personal note

No way around it, this is one frightening moment. Decades of progress created with sweat and determination face destruction.

The Intercept: The Movement to Fight Big Money Politics Now Has a Gold Standard

From the article: The unprecedented coordination by the groups — including People for the American Way, Public Citizen, Democracy 21, Mayday and the Brennan Center for Justice — grew out of and builds upon a set of “Unity Principles” endorsed by 152 organizations including the AFL-CIO, MoveOn, Greenpeace and the NAACP.

Ida B. Wells: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Ida B. Wells-Barnett would have turned 153 on July 16. She was a writer and editor, a suffragist and an early leader in the civil rights movement.

▶ Democracy Now! “It’s Not Just a Matter of It Not Being Polite to Say ‘Nigger'”: Obama Speaks Out on Racism

President Obama spoke openly about racism in the United States during a podcast with comedian Marc Maron. In the interview, recorded two days after the Charleston massacre, Obama said, “Racism, we are not cured of, clearly. And it’s not just a matter of it not being polite to say ‘nigger’ in public. That’s not the […]

Video> NAACP> Dangerous World> You are not allowed to vote

Published on Sep 6, 2012 by naacpvideos  to WAMMToday via Brave New Foundation 1 in 2.3 million. Those are the infinitesimal chances voter fraud will occur in a federal election. That’s less likely than being struck by lightning or attacked by a swarm of bees. Right now, 33 states have proposed laws making it harder to vote. That […]

Do the Koch Brothers think we’re stupid?

December 1, 2011   NAACP.org ¦The Koch brothers don’t just want to take away your right to vote. They want to trick you into believing they are voting rights supporters. The same oil billionaires who bankroll the Tea Party are now channeling their vast fortune to limit the right to vote in 38 states and […]