Detroit Activist Maureen Taylor’s message to those who think it’s only those people’s problem

Maureen Taylor

Maureen Taylor’s message is succinct and  prescient There was a gem that many missed at Netroots Nation 2014. That gem was a well-received speech by Detroit activist Maureen Taylor. I recorded her on Thursday of the event, uploaded it to YouTube, and then went on to another panel. As I recorded I remember thinking that […]

MCCLATCHY: Sen. Warren is tribune of left and its fondest White House wish

Elizabeth Warren

A few weeks ago I went to Netroots Nation 2014 and was interviewed by a McClatchy  reporter. Of course she chose the most simple statement I made and did not use any of the analysis I gave her on Elizabeth Warren v. Hillary Clinton. Sen. Warren is tribune of left and its fondest White House […]

Use Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams story as the spark to move forward

Stacey Abrams

Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams has the answer to a Blue South Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams is not very well known nationally. She has been on a few news segments for the traditional media but none of those appearances have garnered her national recognition commensurate with her accomplishments. It is obvious she […]

Reverend William Barber’s inspirational speech at Netroots Nation 2014

William Barber

Reverend William Barber electrifies Netroots Nation 2014 Reverend William Barber visited Netroots Nation 2014 and provided an inspirational speech that electrified the entire room. Most importantly Reverend William Barber gave a history lesson on moral fusion movements. Reverend William Barber described the moral fusion movement in the context of the first and second reconstruction. He […]

Detroit resident Atpeace Makita details Detroit’s problems and her hopes going forward

Atpeace Mikita

Atpeace Makita, a Detroit resident and activist speaks of going forward On Friday the Detroit citizens protested in downtown near the COBO convention center. They then marched to the renowned Hart Plaza on the riverfront. Netroots Nation 2014 attendees comprised a very large number of the protestors in solidarity with the cause. A few weeks […]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s compellingly middle-class centric speech at Netroots Nation 2014

Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren gave a compelling middle class centric speech at Netroots Nation 2014. She was treated like a rock star as she entered to give her speech. She kindly told folks to sit down so she could get to her message. Her message was not unlike the accumulation of all the subjects she speaks about. […]

Vice President Joe Biden heckled at Netroots Nation 2014 ‘Stop deporting our families’

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Vice President Joe Biden displays poise when heckled about deportations Vice President Joe Biden visited Netroots Nation this afternoon. The room was full of excitement as he was introduced. The Vice President thanked the Netroots Nation community for demanding and coaxing politicians to effect a progressive agenda. He stated the fact that it would not […]