Tag Archives: John Nichols

McChesney, Nichols: Billionaires Do Not Care About Us

Try not to get too depressed by the bummer title of Robert McChesney and John Nichols’ new book, People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy. They say we just have to do two things:  (1) … Continue reading

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People Get Ready: The Coming Fight

“If we don’t have big D Democracy very soon, we will all be serfs to corporate capitalism.” – John Nichols John Nichols and Bob McChesney started the modern day media reform movement with Free Press in 1997. They have a … Continue reading

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Join Progressive Democrats Of America At The Peoples’ Inauguration

A note from John Nichols: In 1913, the United States ended the backroom deals that appointed senators and embraced the direct election of the U.S. Senate. That same year, an income tax system was developed to assure that the rich … Continue reading

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Progressive Democrats Of America Invite Delegates To The People’s Convention

Downtown Charlotte is where the bank towers hover over abandoned mills that have been converted into condos for financial services executives. This is where the 2012 Democratic National Convention will be held. In the suites overlooking the city, you can … Continue reading

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John Nichols On The Wisconsin Uprising And Why Walker Survived: Video

John Nichols on Democracy Now! Wednesday, the morning after the Wisconsin recall. John Nichols is the premiere authority on all things Wisconsin.  A native Wisconsinite, he has amazing knowledge of its traditions and history.  He has been on the ground … Continue reading

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Building The Progressive Movement Inside And Outside The Democratic Party In 2012

Building the Progressive Movement Inside and Outside the Democratic Party When:  Friday, December  30, 2011,  1:30-5:30 p.m. Where:  First Unitarian Church, 1800 Bell Avenue, Des Moines IA 50315 Description: Welcome/overview—John Nichols, from The Nation, will moderate and lead a guided … Continue reading

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