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On May 22, The Campaign for America's Future gave a conference on The New Populist Majority. The keynote speaker was Elizabeth Warren. The conference confronted the meme that the US is a "center-...
by Auriandra
Comment Count 322 comments on Thu May 29, 2014 at 09:52 AM PDT with 669 Recommends
Introducing the first ever Blackhat World conference. This event will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada starting on November 15 and going through November 17. This is the first event of its kind and the ...
by Bernadditto
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 05, 2014 at 04:45 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
As predicted , House Democrats attempted to replace the House Republicans' mini spending bill for some national parks on the floor Wednesday evening with ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 106 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Pat Toomey objects. Of course.
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 12:32 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
House Republicans took a page from Rump Leader ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 88 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 09:16 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
There's one more of Rump Speaker Ted Cruz's brilliant ideas down the drain. Cruz told the House Republicans that should pass government funding bills one piece at a time, everything but Obamacare (...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 70 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 05:03 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Let them eat cake?
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 116 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 03:28 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
The good parts are closed for the duration. The Republican House is still there. Rump Speaker Ted Cruz's mini spending bill plan , ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 96 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 01:56 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 12:53 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Rump Speaker Ted Cruz's desire is the House Republicans' command. Last week, Cruz advised the House Republicans to stick by his shutdown ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 127 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 10:45 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
The Senate has officially rejected ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 76 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 08:45 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
House Republican leadership refuses to allow the government to continue operating past midnight. They have yet another harebrained scheme pulled out of who know's ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 347 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 07:50 PM PDT with 77 Recommends
Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference Conference Description Dates: September 5th-6th, 2013 Location: Governor Hotel, Portland, Oregon Twitter : #pnwcsc13 PNW #climate ...
by jamess
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 05:57 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
This is not a complete list of opportunities nationwide, but it is still pretty extensive and it begins to demonstrate the level of activity out there. I've posted it incomplete because I didn't ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 06:48 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
This year I am excited to work with the crew at Organizing 2.0 on their next conference Organizing New York . This time it is a three-day conference at the UFT building at 52 Broadway - March 22-...
by millerz
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 07:14 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Professional conferences for university faculty are a combination of scholarly papers, (sometimes) pedagogical sessions, conversations in elevators and when standing in line for coffee, and meeting ...
by annetteboardman
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 12:59 PM PST with 12 Recommends
(also at Firedoglake and at Voices on the Square ) This post is prompted by yesterday's piece in the Guardian titled "Doha climate talks: what to expect" -- today is the beginning of ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 07:50 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Occupy Solidarity Social Forum Although it was not reported by US news agencies, the Occupy Wall Street movement managed to create an unprecedented moment in American history earlier this year. The ...
by Mark Taylor Canfield
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Apr 13, 2012 at 09:12 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Last weekend, we spent down in Texas at the Difference Engine World Conference. I know, New Year's is a weird time to attend a conference. We went anyway.
by Noddy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jan 02, 2012 at 04:30 PM PST with 6 Recommends
“From the brothels to the strip clubs, from the jack shacks to the streets, criminalizing, stigmatizing has been society’s way…there’s power in a sex workers union!” So began ...
by NC Harm Reduction Coalition
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 03:33 PM PST with 9 Recommends