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Make a difference: Go solar today!

Switching to solar power is a quick but powerful action you can take to protect the planet. That’s why we’re testing a partnership with Sungevity, a solar energy company, to help MoveOn members power their homes with solar energy — plus, get a discount and support our campaign work at the same time!

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Trying New Ways to Increase Our Progressive Impact

There are millions of MoveOn members across the country, and our individual buying choices as can add up to a significant force for making America more progressive. That’s why we’re testing ways to connect our members with ethically aligned services, such as some solar energy vendors, that advance our overall mission of making the country better for everyone.

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MoveOn responds to GOP efforts to claim President's Iran deal actions are illegal Political Action Campaign Director Justin Krebs had the following statement in response to reports that some Republicans, including Sen. Ted Cruz, are urging Republican leadership to vote on a resolution claiming President Obama’s actions with respect to Iran diplomacy are illegal, rather than actually voting on the resolution of disapproval of the Iran nuclear […]

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MoveOn response to 41 Senators supporting Iran deal
Thousands rally for peace and diplomacy at Congressional offices across the country. Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman had the following statement in response to news that Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Gary Peters (D-MI), and Ron Wyden (D-OR), will support the nuclear deal with Iran, bringing the number of senators supporting the agreement to 41: “41 votes for the Iran deal means something profound: We’ve finally […]

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MoveOn statement on Sen. Cardin choosing war over diplomacy
11226029_10152986063815493_3684371172990351723_o Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman had the following statement in response to news that Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) will oppose the nuclear deal with Iran and will try to put the nation on the path to war: “Senator Cardin’s deeply troubling decision to oppose the historic diplomatic agreement with Iran amounts to support […]

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Diplomacy Defended: How Progressives Stopped a March to War in 60 Days

A 60-day clock started ticking the moment negotiators announced the Iran diplomacy deal and submitted it to Congress—and war hawks set expectations that they’d use the summer to derail the historic agreement. Instead, MoveOn members and many allies hit the streets—and by September 2 secured enough votes to defend the deal and avoid another costly […]

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Chip in to help Syrian refugee families

Dear MoveOn member, By now, you’ve probably seen the photo of the body of a drowned 3-year-old Syrian refugee named Aylan Kurdi, found on a beach in Turkey—still wearing his tiny Velcro sneakers, blue shorts, and a red T-shirt.1 (I won’t paste it here. You can easily find it online.) The refugee crisis stemming in part […]

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Demand Mayor Rahm Emanuel Resign!

For over a year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel knew about the gruesome murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. In fact, it wasn’t until a journalist sued the city of Chicago to get video footage of the murder released and the Black community rose up in protest that Mayor Emanuel finally decided to …

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