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The persecution complex doesn't even take Easter off, apparently. Today, many on the far right wing are outraged that Google displayed a doodle of Cesar Chavez on Cesar Chavez day. My first ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 288 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 11:53 AM PDT with 190 Recommends
You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones Tuesday March 31, 1903 Cripple Creek ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
http://s3.amazonaws.com/dk-production/images/25755/thumb/Dolores_Huerta.jpg?1364528625 Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta recognized for their life long contributions to organized labor and social ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 08:48 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
♥The DREAM Act, We Won't Give Up♥ United States Congress Please take a moment to call or contact your Elected Officials today. Tell Them, To Pass The DREAM Act And To Fix Our Broken ...
by rebel ga
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 08:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Many Americans know that Barack Obama spent three years as a community organizer in Chicago, but hardly any Americans know about Fred Ross Sr., perhaps the most influential community organizer in ...
by dreier
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 07:16 AM PST with 1 Recommend
This blog is cross-posted at StewartAcuff.com I hope all of you have joined me in celebrating our historic victory this past week. We elected a black President twice. We protected our majority in ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 06:56 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Last October 8, we had the privilege of welcoming President Obama as he joined 7,000 farm workers and supporters at the dedication of the Cesar Chavez National Monument at La Paz in the small ...
by Arturo S Rodriguez
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 110 Recommends
Earlier this week, President Barack Obama visited the resting place of Cesar Estrada Chavez to commemorate this hero's accomplishments and to announce the creation of a national monument in his honor.
by mojave mike
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 11:34 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
In a moving ceremony this week, President Barack Obama designated the home and final resting place of one of the Latino community’s greatest icons, Cesar Chavez, as both a national monument and a ...
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 09:08 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Welcome, friends. The purpose of this regular series is to promote enthusiasm and action among Daily Kos members. Romney will very likely out-fundraise President Obama. However, we believe that ...
by TomP
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 06:00 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 05:31 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
The historic visit of Barack Obama to La Paz and the dedication of the Cesar Chavez monument as a national historic site is important. It is covered in many news stories, including here: http://...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 04:18 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
October 1, 2012 President Obama to Establish César E. Chávez National Monument On October 8th, 2012, President Obama will travel to Keene, California to announce the establishment of the César E. ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 09:20 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Cesar Chavez Day marks the 50th. anniversary of the founding of the United Farm Workers. Cesar Chavez Day is a state holiday in California – one of eight states to recognize the date, and ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 08:56 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Trampling Out the Vintage ? A dissident’s view of the rise and the fall of the United Farm Workers union. By Duane Campbell Frank Bardacke’s Trampling Out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 26, 2011 at 07:25 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I cannot claim mush credit for my progressive sentiments as it was my parents who rebelled against our family’s conservatism. I was raised by ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 03:51 PM PST with 0 Recommends
The Christianized Jesus - the turning of a radical into a conservative shadow of his former self - explains our problem of establishing and celebrating freedom fighters today. It is important that ...
by Reverend Billy
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Aug 06, 2011 at 12:40 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Some good news and a reminder that the broken political system in Washington DC is not the only place in which change can be made. State and local governments, economic pressure and organizing, ...
by TomP
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 09:28 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
A U.S. Navy cargo ship is to be named after Cesar Chavez, the famous advocate for farm worker's rights. The naming of a U.S. naval vessel conveys official recognition of the importance of the life ...
by FDRDemocrat
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue May 17, 2011 at 10:11 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Cesar Chavez, remembered today, was one of the great nonviolent champions of human dignity and worker justice across borders. The bulk of his work and service came before collapse of the USSR and ...
by rhetoricus
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 01:09 PM PDT with 20 Recommends