Economic Inequality

The mainstream media won’t give the exposure it provided to the Democratic and Republican conventions to the Green Party. We will. Whatever you support, you aren’t truly informed if you ignore the Greens. #GNCinHOU

Want to make America great again? The answer lies not with Drumpf, not with Clinton’s status quo, but with what you’ll learn in Michael Moore’s latest award-winning documentary. Lesson One: Love your neighbor. Lesson Two: If you think the land of guns, greed, and Kardashians is the greatest country in the world, you don’t know much.

The following are links to progressive-issue action alerts that found their way to The Armchair Activist’s inbox. We share them with you in the hope that you will get busy: Take action for a better world. And remember the words of Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent [we] pay for living on this planet.” Today, we have an […]

The following are links to progressive-issue action alerts recently received. Get busy: Take action for a better world. And remember the words of Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent [we] pay for living on this planet.” Today, we have news of two #FightFor15 rallies being held in Music City this week. In addition, we’re asking you to sign a […]

How cool is this? Nashville’s Workers’ Dignity/Dignidad Obrera is approaching its sixth anniversary. The group will mark the occasion with an annual celebration on May 1. Naturally, fundraising is part of the effort, and the group’s anniversary committee of workers and allies have set a goal of $10,000. And taking on a major role in achieving that goal — […]

The Panama Papers story shows one thing: If you’re middle class, a low-wage worker, or flat-out poor, the system is rigged against you — here in the US and worldwide. Wealthy lives matter. We don’t.

With the April 5 Wisconsin primary looming, there is a lot going on in progressive news. Among the biggest peace-prog stories from the weekend: Bernie Sanders calls attention to another tragic outcome of US income inequality, hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin voters may be diseferanchised due to a voter suppression law (nope, it’s not just Tennessee […]

The Roundup is Progressive Nashville’s periodic aggregation of local, national, and international prog news and opinion worth your attention: in this edition, TN legislature shows its antigay streak, Robert Reich defends Bernie, Drumpf is the revenge of the poorly educated, and Obama proves it’s all about Wall Street — not you, the people.

We at GDPR Nashville are gobsmacked by the reaction we received to our broadcasts of Sen. Bernie Sanders‘ Nov. 19 address to students at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. The emails that came in response have raised our spirits by leaps and bounds. And the numbers of listeners to Bernie’s master class in democracy was […]


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