Posts By Ben O'Keefe

MoveOn.org Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman Responds to Hillary Clinton's VP Pick, Tim Kaine
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Statement from Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org Political Action:   “After a week of racist, bigoted, and misogynistic rhetoric coming from Cleveland, Hillary Clinton’s selection of Tim Kaine provides a contrast to the divisive message from the GOP. MoveOn, and our millions of members, will continue working to stand up to Donald Trump’s hateful campaign and ensure […]

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Download Your "Thank You" Sign

Sign option 1 Sign option 2 Sign option 3 Sign option 4.  Note: Some people prefer to use their electronic screens or “selfie software” like Mac’s Photobooth. These platforms can sometimes flip your image. For that reason we’ve created a mirrored version.

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Remembering Activist Grace Lee Boggs
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“The only way to survive is by taking care of one another.” —Grace Lee Boggs (1915-2015) Yesterday, the world lost one of the greatest activists of our time. For the past seven decades, Grace tirelessly fought for the labor, civil rights, black power, feminist, and environmental justice movements as a community activist in Detroit. As President Obama […]

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The O'Keefe Brief: Not Another Government Shutdown
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Remember when the U.S. government shutdown for 16 days in 2013 because Republicans in Congress opposed Obamacare—you know the law that gave millions of uninsured Americans access to affordable healthcare? (Thanks a lot Obama.) Well guess what? You’re not having deja vu, Republicans are threatening to do it again. Here’s another flashback. Remember in 1973 […]

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An Innocent Man is About to Be Put to Death
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I have long abhorred the death penalty. The thought of killing someone for the crime of killing someone else seems so cruelly ironic. My abhorrence only intensified when I learned of a study that showed at least 4.1% of those put to death in America are innocent. When you figure that more than 1,400 people […]

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We pledge ourselves to speak out in every way possible against the politics of hate, violence, and exclusion Donald Trump represents. Together, we're putting the media and political institutions …