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VICTORY: The Confederate Flag comes down from the South Carolina statehouse

On Wednesday June 19, nine Black South Carolinians were gunned down after welcoming a man into their Bible study. Their deaths were a direct result of hatred and racism. The next day, as South Carolina—and the nation—mourned their deaths, a symbol of hatred and racism against Blacks still flew in front of the South Carolina […]

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A Look Back: Run Warren Run Builds Momentum in First Quarter

It’s hard to believe that it’s been four months since MoveOn.org Political Action and Democracy for America members joined together to launch Run Warren Run—a campaign focused on encouraging progressive champion Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the presidential race. Reflecting back on the first 120 days of this campaign, MoveOn.org Political Action Executive Director Ilya Sheyman […]

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MoveOn’s Anna Galland talks to C-SPAN’s ‘Washington Journal’ About Run Warren Run

Over the weekend, MoveOn.org Civic Action Executive Director Anna Galland appeared on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” for nearly an hour to take questions from callers from across the country—from all across the political spectrum. Anna took a stand for strong progressive values and discussed the incredible work of MoveOn members and progressives across the country. A big piece of […]

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VICTORY: Walmart Raises Its Wages!

Walmart employs hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country. The majority of those workers make minimum wage—as Walmart executives are making BILLIONS. Our friends at OUR Walmart have been fighting for a living wage by starting petitions, staging protests, and organizing to fight for their rights. Last week, Walmart workers won a big victory: Walmart announced that they will […]

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Citizens United: Ad holds Sen. Collins accountable for siding with corporations

MoveOn.org Political Action has just launched this 30-second ad holding Republican Senator Susan Collins (ME) accountable for her vote Thursday to defend big corporations and special interests at the expense of Maine voters. Sen. Collins had the chance to stop special interests from buying elections — but instead, she chose to give them a free […]

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Possible Military Action in Iraq and Syria: What questions must be answered before America goes to war?

Statement of Anna Galland, executive director of MoveOn.org Civic Action, in response to President Obama’s speech to the nation: Few if any decisions a country makes are as consequential as the decision to go to war. Such a decision must not be taken lightly, or made in haste. We remember well the lives lost and damage […]

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WATCH: MoveOn Executive Director Anna Galland Discusses the Progressive Agenda for 2014 on C-SPAN

Anna Galland on C-SPAN

Anna Galland, the executive director of MoveOn.org, appears on C-SPAN to discuss the progressive agenda and MoveOn members’ plans in 2014.

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VICTORY: Celeste Greig Ousted From California Republican Leadership

Celeste Greig, head of the California Republican Assembly, told the media that pregnancies by rape are rare “because it’s an act of violence, because the body is traumatized.” The Courage Campaign started a MoveOn Petition calling for Greig’s resignation from her leadership position over the unscientific, offensive comments.

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