Tag: nashville

The Daily Bern: Fight for $15 Rally Hits Nashville Tuesday
Last July, Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. “It is a national disgrace that millions of full-time workers are living in poverty and millions more are forced to work two or three jobs just to pay…

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Peace Coalition Meets, Southern Books Festival in Progressive Nashville
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…

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Building the Future, DOCtober, River Cleanup in Progressive Nashville
Fall is here, and opportunities to make progressive change abound in Music City this weekend. Let's take a look at a very full calendar covering Friday through Sunday. FRIDAY, OCT. 2 United for a Fair Economy and Working Films present Tomorrow's Tennessee: Building for the Future. This…

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Fight the New Jim Crow Friday in Progressive Nashville
The in-box held this great progressive activism opportunity that shouted, "Share me!" The event info comes from Black Lives Matter, which says this happening is for everybody: Many of us spent the past year really hitting the ground hard organizing and fighting back against attacks that our people are facing…

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