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VICTORY: St. Mark’s Bookstore Saved

St. Mark’s Bookstore, a legendary progressive bookstore and community institution in Lower Manhattan, was at risk of going out of business when their lease was up and they couldn’t afford their rent, which was set before the downturn. Their allies in the community started a MoveOn Petition that went viral, attracting the attention of local media and the New York Times.

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Why Didn’t We Listen To Teddy Roosevelt Over 100 Years Ago?

The well-known Republican nailed it in a report to Congress in 1906. Found on Imgur. Originally submitted by volunteer editor Ann B. Subscribe to the Daily Share! Join 80,000 other Daily Share subscribers in fighting the right-wing spin machine with the best progressive videos and graphics from around the web, delivered daily. »

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How One Wicked-Smart Guy Is Changing The World

Crowdsourced technology isn’t just for LOLcats. Watch and share. Found on TED.com. Originally submitted by Rafael B. Subscribe to the Daily Share! Help fight the right-wing spin machine with the best progressive videos and graphics from around the web, delivered daily to your inbox. »

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VICTORY: Fighting Student Loan Debt

Robert Applebaum, an attorney in New York, started a MoveOn Petition calling for student loan forgiveness and it spread quickly, gathering more than a million signatures. Then, something amazing happened.

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VICTORY: Solar Power for Washington, D.C.

Solar power has tremendous potential to create jobs, grow local businesses, and protect the environment in Washington, D.C., where air pollution ranks among the worst in the country. Anya Schoolman and her organization Mt. Pleasant Solar Cooperative started a MoveOn Petition supporting legislation to require PEPCO, the city’s main utility company, to use homegrown renewable power and help put more solar on the rooftops of our nation’s capital.

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VICTORY: No Tilted Kilt in Evanston

When owners of the rabidly sexist restaurant chain Tilted Kilt tried to open a new franchise in Evanston, Illinois, Kathleen Flaherty and Cynthia Farenga said “no way.” They started a MoveOn Petition to Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, asking her to deny the restaurant owner’s application for a liquor license.

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