Netroots Nation 2016 was one of the most eventful as the organization refocused on social, economic, and racial justice issues in a more intentional manner.
Netroots Nation 2015 Day 3 was a day of protests, candidate meetups, and candidate speeches that was long but very effective.
This misinformed Latino Phoenix Arizona resident illustrated perfectly why it is difficult to get unity in a cause.
Elizabeth Warren proves that based on social & economic values, the American people are in fact progressives.
Marsha Monestersky explained that Peabody Coal Company along with Senator John McCain sold out the grandmothers.
Netroots Nation Day 2 seems like it was the day of the caucuses. I attended the Latino Caucus, the Texas Caucus, and the Black Caucus.
I took a selfie with Goldie Taylor and got schooled on why women wear makeup in the process, enlightening.
Netroots Nation Day 1 was was eventful from the beginning. As activists came in it was like old times.
Patrick Morales is one of the youngest officials elected in Arizona. He is an activist building the Bernie Sanders grassroots movement in Arizona.
My disappointment with some Netroots Nation Liberal brothers and sisters was their willful inability to empathize. The post-mortem after many have reevaluated gives me great hope.
Change can be painful & raucous. Patrisse Cullors & cohort are instrumental in focusing on an existential problem.
#BlackLivesMatter releases the following Press Release to explain the reason for disrupting the presidential candidate forum at Netroots Nation 2015.
#BlackLivesMatter marched into the Netroots Nation 2015 presidential candidate forum to disrupt Bernie Sanders & Martin O’Malley. Martin O’Malley handled it poorly.
Black Lives Matter crashed the presidential forum held at the Liberal conference Netroots Nation.
Many believe that as one person they cannot be impactful. When asked what made her run for the Georgia state senate, Tamara Johnson-Shealey said, “Watching my industry unfold, that is where my passion came from. But then watching my community, watching things happen in my state, I could not not run.”
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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 […]
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 […]
Netroots Nation 2014 attendies protested in solidarity with Detroit residents I got to the hotel just before four o’clock. The excitement that is felt just before registration was palpable. I was ready. I am in Detroit. Flying over Detroit looked like any other city. I was hoping to fly over some of the blight that […]
Detroit’s Blight Busters If one listens to the common wisdom on Detroit from the outside, one would believe the city is a lost cause. Being in Detroit with Netroots Nation 2014 told a completely different story.It was evident that that continuous spark necessary to rebuild the city is coming from within. Maybe that is why no one […]