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Only five percent of US low-wage workers have access to paid leave.

The time is NOW to stand against the hate-filled agenda of Drumpf. Get your daily marching orders from GDPR’s The Armchair Activist mailing list.

This action alert comes from People’s Action: Drumpf’s immigration order targeting seven Muslim-majority countries — Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen — is creating chaos and misery around the world. The executive order mandates several points: It bars Syrian refugees from entering the US indefinitely, suspends all refugee admissions for 120 days, and blocks […]

Mercury is in retrograde, which may explain why everything is scattered and black right now.  (A painful back injury has left me prone and miserable of late.) Happily, that depressing period should be coming to an end Oct. 9. That means perhaps there will be an upswing in all things personal and professional. Let’s hope. […]

It’s time for Congress to act and force the Supreme Court to adopt a code of conduct now. Take action to demand that our legislators get it done.

Wednesday will be another hot one in Music City. Take your mind off the swelter and focus on one or more of the happenings taking place in Nashville.

Today would have been my dad’s 72nd birthday! Miss him every day, but today I’m celebrating that he was here and that he (along with the rest of my activist fam, especially Grandpa and Father Ed) pushed me down the progressive road. Thanks, Dad! In his honor, today and Tuesday’s progressive happenings in and around town.

As David Letterman used to say, I’m tired, but it’s a good kind of tired. I was one of about 100 men, women, and children who turned up the heat for justice and love in today’s March Against Fear at the Tennessee State Capitol in downtown Nashville. The marchers, who came from Nashville, Chattanooga, and other […]

Mandela Day, fast becoming an international observance, offers us an opportunity to ponder our responsibility to those around us, to reflect on what good we are doing, and to commit to what we will do to change the world.


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