Posted inEconomic Security, Live Coverage

#NN15: Ending Inequality For All

This pan­el, led by Charles Cham­ber­lain, is a dis­cus­sion on the issues of inequal­i­ty in the work­place and how pro­gres­sives can tack­le these issues. Pan­elists include: Elba Diaz, Rep. Don­na Edwards, Rep. Kei­th Elli­son, Analil­ia Mejia, Aman­da Mon­roe The coun­try has turned a crit­i­cal eye toward the his­toric gap between the 1 per­cent and the rest of […]

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How the progressive Arizona of the 1900s morphed into Tea Party Arizona: A history

Good morn­ing from Phoenix! Our live cov­er­age of Net­roots Nation con­tin­ues all day today, the mid­dle day of the con­ven­tion. The first activ­i­ties today are break­out ses­sions, and I’ve decid­ed to attend How Pro­gres­sive Ari­zona Became Tea Par­ty Ari­zona. The syn­op­sis of this pan­el is as fol­lows: Ari­zona entered the Union in 1912 as a […]

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Netroots Nation panel tackles the question: How do we build progressive political power?

Wel­come to the sec­ond day of Net­roots Nation 2015! We’re kick­ing things off today with a anoth­er round of break­out ses­sions. I’m at a pan­el on build­ing pro­gres­sive polit­i­cal pow­er, mod­er­at­ed by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kei­th Elli­son (D‑MN). Net­roots Nation has a livestream for this pan­el, which we have embed­ded below:   This pan­el show­cased mut­li­ple per­spec­tives on […]