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Daily Archives: August 12th, 2017

LIVE from Atlanta: Al Gore Takes the Stage for the Closing Plenary of Netroots Nation 2017

Excerpt: It’s a beau­ti­ful day in the North­west, but we’re tak­ing you to Atlanta, Geor­gia for our live cov­er­age of Net­roots Nation 2017. For the clos­ing ple­nary this evening, atten­dees are hear­ing from for­mer Vice Pres­i­dent Al Gore, labor leader Dolores Huer­ta, civ­il rights leader Rev. Dr. Ger­ald Dur­ley, NextGen Amer­i­ca founder Tom Stey­er and DACA […]
Written by:Kaylinne Shaffer
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Netroots Nation 2018 will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from August 2nd-4th

Excerpt: It’s offi­cial: Amer­i­ca’s largest annu­al gath­er­ing of pro­gres­sives will be head­ing to the Big Easy next year dur­ing the first few days of August. Chuck Rocha, who mem­o­rably inspired atten­dees of Net­roots Nation 2009 in Pitts­burgh with a pow­er­ful, well-received speech, just announced onstage that New Orleans will be the host city for next year’s […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from Atlanta: Netroots Nation hears from Ben Jealous and Elizabeth Warren

Excerpt: Good morn­ing, and wel­come back to our con­tin­u­ing live cov­er­age of Net­roots Nation 2017, tak­ing place in Atlanta, Geor­gia. Atten­dees are once again com­ing togeth­er in the Cen­ten­ni­al Ball­room for a morn­ing ple­nary ses­sion with Eliz­a­beth War­ren and many oth­er dis­tin­guished speak­ers. The Rev. angel Kyo­do williams, author of Rad­i­cal Dhar­ma, returned to open the […]
Written by:David A Johnson
Categories:Events, Live Coverage
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