Thank you to those NN14 attendees who came out to protest the immoral water shutoffs last Friday in Detroit. To those who couldn't make it, thank you for your support from afar.
The Monday after we left town, the City of Detroit announced it was suspending shutoffs for 15 days. This is huge progress, but there is more work to be done. Local organizers continue to pressure the City of Detroit Council to stop the shutoffs and work around the clock to provide water to those who currently are without. read on →
To the Netroots Nation and progressive community, a statement from former Arizona House Minority Leader John Loredo, on Phoenix being chosen as the location for Netroots Nation 2015. Loredo was was one of the influential Latino leaders who supported a boycott of Arizona after the passage of SB1070, and for subsequently ending the boycott once it had served its purpose.
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We wanted to share a few quick highlights from our last day of programming: More on the Detroit water crisis In this morning’s keynote session, local activists shared more about the Detroit water crisis and the organizing happening around this critical issue. A few comments from the Twitterverse: From @RJHuf: “We can’t call this the read on →