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Economic Justice: How NC Progressives Are Fighting Back Against the Tea Party (TEXT and VIDEO)


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Americans, 'Moral Mondays' Movement, Tea Party, government, ethics, politics, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 1753 days ago - rawstory.com
As William Barber prepared to spread a message of hope and democracy through a week of actions Aug. 22-28 in Raleigh and other Southern state capitals, he talked with me about North Carolina's free-market ideology and how it has already affected the...



   

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Lady Suki (446)
Saturday August 30, 2014, 5:03 pm
Good lnews.
 

Freya H (345)
Saturday August 30, 2014, 9:08 pm
More power to them! People in other states need to take notice. Who will join me in Georgia?
 

Arild Warud (174)
Sunday August 31, 2014, 3:25 am
At least it's a good start.
 

Kathleen M (208)
Sunday August 31, 2014, 10:07 am
Noted with pleasure! A glimmer of hope that seems to be spreadimg. Thanks for posting, Carrie.
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Sunday August 31, 2014, 2:01 pm
Noted. Thanks, Carrie, glad to see this. If I remember correctly, Rev. Barber was a guest on Bill Maher's Real Time last season. The Rev. is a force of nature! I wish them loads of luck and hope many more join in.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday August 31, 2014, 5:54 pm
Noted. Thank you for the article.
 

S J (124)
Sunday August 31, 2014, 7:54 pm
noted, thanks
 

Debra G (0)
Sunday August 31, 2014, 8:55 pm
What a marvelous man. He has a Sisyphean task, but is so optimistic. I wish him success and hope his efforts spread countrywide.
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Monday September 1, 2014, 4:39 am
Great! Thanks for sharing.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday September 1, 2014, 5:12 am
So none of the cut's or the ideas implemented made sense? For example, any high school teachers shifted from a seven-period day to a block schedule, a change that allowed them to teach eight classes a year instead of seven; and teaching assistants lost some of their paid workdays but none of the their class time, or buying some replacement books, but not new ones? Perhaps both sides have something to learn from the other.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday September 1, 2014, 8:20 am
Noted....thank you!
 
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