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  • The "Other" America: Voters Are Getting All Mixed Up

    The "Other" America: Voters Are Getting All Mixed Up

    • November 26, 2012

    As anybody with a TV, radio or newspaper subscription can affirm, the big story coming out of the 2012 election is the long feared/eagerly awaited arrival of the Latino Vote as a national political force capable of deciding a presidential contest. Latinos accounted for a record 10 percent of the electorate this year, and something

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  • New Organizing for a New America

    New Organizing for a New America

    • November 14, 2012

    The would-be gravediggers of the New Deal and Obamacare have just begun their furious finger-pointing exercises as they try to figure out who to blame for the results of last week’s election. For progressive activists, however, November 6 was only a milestone, not the terminus, of a long journey to increase participatory democracy and build

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  • Money Bags: Shopping for Votes in Santa Monica

    Money Bags: Shopping for Votes in Santa Monica

    • November 6, 2012

    I’m not much of a fashionista. But I do pay attention to which recycled grocery bags I carry. And the one recently passed out to the voters on my block won’t be carrying my TJ’s groceries home. This capacious, green tote is promoting four Santa Monica City Council candidates and is paid for by a

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