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Why 30,000 People Are Fasting
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Over 30,000 people are participating in a rolling fast to protest the immoral budget cuts Republicans are pushing in Washington. Check out this short, powerful video we made about it with help from Moby, and spread the word.

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What is the Internet hiding?
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More and more every day, and it’s bad for democracy. That’s what Eli Pariser says in this popular TED talk, which received a standing ovation from the audience.

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Did Wisconsin Republicans Break The Law?
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Yes. In their frenzy to strip rights from teachers, nurses, and snowplow drivers, it looks like the GOP broke Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law. Watch this heart-thumping clip from the committee hearing (never thought I’d write those words), starring Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca:

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