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The Progressive Economic Narrative in Obama’s State of the Union

The Progressive Economic Narrative in Obama’s State of the Union

Ross Wallen February 15, 2013 0

By Richard Kirsch, USAction Board member and Senior Adviser (Cross-posted from Next New Deal) President Obama has begun telling the right story about the economy. Now we need to make sure that story spreads.

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A Progressive Economic Narrative

A Progressive Economic Narrative

Ross Wallen February 13, 2013 0

Cross-posted from DailyKos. By Mike Lux, USAction Board member  No surprise that a populist progressive Democrat like me would like President Obama’s State Of The Union address that talked so much about lifting up the

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Showdown in Washington – Resources

Showdown in Washington – Resources

Ross Wallen November 8, 2012 0

The 2012 elections are over, and the mandate was clear: “We’re all in this together”defeated “You’re on your own.” Now, in the looming fiscal showdown, we must make certain Congress gets the message. Congress

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Register to VOTE!

Register to VOTE!

Ross Wallen October 3, 2012 0

The deadline to register to vote is fast approaching — with some states ending their voter registration drives as early as TODAY. This year’s election is pivotal and will shape the future of our

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SOURCES: Jobs, Health Care and Education for our Families NOT Tax Breaks for Millionaires

SOURCES: Jobs, Health Care and Education for our Families NOT Tax Breaks for Millionaires

Ross Wallen September 25, 2012 0

Fact Sheet Sources Give an average tax break of $160,000 to the [X#] millionaire households in his district and cut corporate taxes by 30%. Source: Voted to give an average tax cut of $160,000

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SOURCES: Protect Medicare & Medicaid NOT Tax Breaks for Millionaires

SOURCES: Protect Medicare & Medicaid NOT Tax Breaks for Millionaires

Ross Wallen September 25, 2012 0

Fact Sheet Sources Give an average tax break of $160,000 to the [X#] millionaire households in his district and cut corporate taxes by 30%. Source: Voted to give an average tax cut of $160,000

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How to Make Work Pay Again

How to Make Work Pay Again

Ross Wallen September 13, 2012 0

By USAction’s Richard Kirsch The latest Census data prove that we need to start rebuilding the American middle class, and a new report shows how it can be done. Yesterday the U.S. Census Bureau reported that

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10 Ways to Rebuild the Middle Class

10 Ways to Rebuild the Middle Class

Ross Wallen September 13, 2012 0

The middle class is the great engine of our economy, but today that engine is sputtering and as a result, both American families and the economy are struggling. Too many workers have jobs that

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Organizing Jobless Americans for an Economy that Works for ALL of Us

Organizing Jobless Americans for an Economy that Works for ALL of Us

Ross Wallen July 11, 2012 0

USAEF Partner Ocean State Action Fund was in the news recently for their Where’s the Work? campaign. You can take action with OSAF here: bit.ly/whereisthework Making unemployment statistics personal AUDIO at the link above. PROVIDENCE, RI (RIPR) - Some

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Progressive Narrative

Progressive Narrative

Ross Wallen May 24, 2012 0

USAEF’s Richard Kirsch has been working with a group of progressive leaders and communicators to craft a progressive economic narrative, a simple effective way to telling our story about the roles of the individual,

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